Questions and Answers
Biodiversity , Asia Pacific , China
After the Amazon and the Nile, the longest river in Asia and the third longest river in the world, with a length of…
Biodiversity , Middle East & Africa
The Congo River is the deepest in the world, with some areas that are about 230 metres deep in its lower course.
Biodiversity , Americas , Argentina, Uruguay
The widest river in the world is Río de la Plata or River Plate, with a maximum width of 221 kilometres. It is formed by the confluence of the Uruguay and the Paraná rivers, and it empties into the Atlantic Ocean.
Biodiversity , Americas , Canada
The longest river in Canada is the Mackenzie, which is 1,738 kilometres long, although usually it is considered part of a river system that is 4,241 kilometres long.
Biodiversity , Americas , United States of America
The longest river in North America flows entirely through the United States and its length is...
Biodiversity , Europe , Russia
The longest river in Europe has had considerable influence on the development of many cities in Russia and its length is…
Biodiversity , Middle East & Africa , Egypt
The length of the longest river in the African continent and the second longest in the world is…
Biodiversity , Americas
The Amazon, which is 7,062 kilometres long, is the longest river in the world. For centuries, the Nile River was considered to be the longest river, until an expedition determined that it is in fact the Amazon.