Statistics for World's 50 Longest Rivers

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  • The average score is 28 of 50

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# River Name Length in km Countries in its drainage basin % Correct
1Nile – Kagera6,650Ethiopia, Eritrea, Sudan, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Egypt, Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Sudan
99%
2Amazon – Ucayali – Apurímac6,400Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Guyana
99%
4Mississippi–Missouri–Jefferson6,275United States (98.5%), Canada (1.5%)
97%
30Danube–Breg (Duna)2,888Romania, Hungary, Austria, Serbia, Germany, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Croatia
92%
9Congo–Chambeshi (Zaïre)4,700Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic, Angola, Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, Cameroon, Zambia, Burundi, Rwanda
91%
17Volga3,645Russia
91%
6Yellow River (Huang He)5,464China
91%
3Yangtze (Chang Jiang)6,300China
89%
12Mekong (Lancang Jiang)4,350China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam
85%
34Ganges–Hooghly–Padma (Ganga)2,620India, Bangladesh, Nepal, China
84%
14Niger4,200Nigeria, Mali, Niger, Algeria, Guinea, Cameroon, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Benin, Chad
82%
31Zambezi (Zambesi)2,693Zambia, Angola, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Malawi, Tanzania, Namibia, Botswana
81%
46Colorado (western U.S.)2,333United States, Mexico
80%
27Rio Grande3,057United States, Mexico
80%
22Indus3,180Pakistan (93%), India, China
77%
18Shatt al-Arab – Euphrates3,596Iraq, Turkey, Syria
75%
8Paraná – Río de la Plata4,880Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, Bolivia, Uruguay
74%
41Upper Ob -- Katun2,490Russia
73%
7Ob–Irtysh5,410Russia, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia
73%
35Amu Darya -- Panj2,620Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan
71%
15Murray–Darling3,672Australia
71%
26Saint Lawrence – Niagara – Detroit –Saint Clair – Saint Marys – Saint Louis3,058Canada, United States
69%
21Yukon3,185United States, Canada
65%
5Yenisei–Angara–Selenge5,539Russia (97%), Mongolia (2.9%)
65%
11Lena4,400Russia
64%
13Mackenzie–Slave–Peace–Finlay4,241Canada
63%
10Amur–Argun (Heilong Jiang)4,444Russia, China, Mongolia
61%
48Dnieper2,287Russia, Belarus, Ukraine
47%
44Ural2,428Russia, Kazakhstan
46%
19Madeira–Mamoré–Grande–Caine–Rocha3,380Brazil, Bolivia, Peru
42%
29Brahmaputra–Tsangpo2,948India, China, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan
42%
45Arkansas2,348United States
39%
38Paraguay (Rio Paraguay)2,549Brazil, Paraguay, Bolivia, Argentina
39%
24Syr Darya – Naryn3,078Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan
37%
23São Francisco3,180Brazil
37%
16Tocantins–Araguaia3,650Brazil
34%
25Salween (Nu Jiang)3,060China, Myanmar, Thailand
30%
20Purús3,211Brazil, Peru
28%
37Nelson–Saskatchewan2,570Canada, United States
27%
50Ubangi–Uele2,270Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic, Republic of Congo
26%
36Japurá (Rio Yapurá)2,615Brazil, Colombia
20%
28Lower Tunguska2,989Russia
19%
39Kolyma2,513Russia
19%
33Araguaia2,627Brazil
18%
49Aldan2,273Russia
16%
42Ishim2,450Kazakhstan, Russia
15%
43Juruá2,410Peru, Brazil
15%
40Pilcomayo2,500Paraguay, Argentina, Bolivia
14%
47Olenyok2,292Russia
14%
32Vilyuy2,650Russia
14%

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