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The Longest Rivers in the World

This data set contains information regarding the 27 rivers in the world that are longer than 3000 km.
a data set by WorldExplorer
created January 12, 2017
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FAMILY TREE
RiverOther NameMapLength (km)Length (miles)SourceSource LocationMouthMouth LocationCountryContinent
Amazon – Ucayali – ApurímacApurímac, Ene, Tambo, Ucayali, Amazonas, Solimões69924345Rio MantaroPeruAtlantic OceanBrazilPeru, Colombia, Brazil, EcuadorSouth America
Nile – Kagera68534258While Nile and Blue NileEquatorial East Africa and EthiopiaMediterranean SeaEgyptEthiopia, Sudan, Egypt, Uganda, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, South Sudan, EritreaAfrica
YangtzeChang Jiang (Long River)63003917Tanggula MountainsQinghai, ChinaEast China SeaShanghai and Jiangsu, ChinaChinaAsia
Mississippi–Missouri–JeffersonMisi-ziibi, Mníšošethąka, Mihsi-siipiiwi, Ma'xeé'ometāā'e, Xósáu, Beesniicie, Kickaátit62753902Lake ItascaMinnesota, United StatesGulf of MexicoLouisiana, United StatesUnited StatesNorth America
Yenisei–Angara–SelengeYenisey, Enisei, Jenisej55393445Mungaragiyn-GolMongoliaKara SeaRussiaRussia, MongoliaAsia
Yellow RiverHuang He54643395Bayan Har MountainsQinghai, ChinaBohai SeaShandong, ChinaChinaAsia
Ob–IrtyshObi54103364Katun River and Biya RiverAltai Republic, RussiaGulf of ObYamalia, RussiaRussia, Kazakhstan, China, MongoliaAsia
Paraná – Río de la Plata48803030Paranaíba River and Rio GrandeBrazilRío de la PlataArgentinaBrazil, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay South America
Congo–ChambeshiZaire 47002922Lualaba River and Chambeshi River Democratic Republic of Congo and ZambiaAtlantic OceanDemocratic Republic of the CongoDemocratic Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic, Angola, Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, Cameroon, Zambia, Burundi, RwandaAfrica
Amur–ArgunHeilong Jiang44442763Onon River-Shilka River and Kherlen River-Ergune RiverMongoliaStrait of TartaryRussiaRussia, China, MongoliaAsia
Lena44002736Baikal MountainsIrkutsk Oblast, RussiaLaptev SeaRussiaRussiaAsia
MekongLancang Jiang43502705Lasagongma SpringQinghai, ChinaSouth China SeaVietnamChina, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, VietnamAsia
Mackenzie–Slave–Peace–FinlayDeh-Cho, Kuukpak42412637Great Slave LakeFort Providence, CanadaBeaufort SeaInuvik Region, CanadaCanadaNorth America
NigerFleuve Niger42002611Guinea HighlandsGuineaGulf of GuineaNigeriaGuinea, Mali, Niger, Benin, NigeriaAfrica
Murray–Darling36722282Australian AlpsNew South Wales and Victoria, AustraliaSouthern OceanGoolwa, South AustraliaAustraliaOceania
Tocantins–Araguaia36502270 PireneusWest of the Federal District, BrazilPará RiverPará, BrazilBrazilSouth America
Volga36452266Valdai HillsTver Oblast, RussiaCaspian SeaAstrakhan, RussiaRussiaEurope
Shatt al-Arab – Euphrates35962236Murat River and KarasuTurkeyPersian Gulf The border between Iraq and IranIraq, Turkey, SyriaAsia
Madeira–Mamoré–Grande–Caine–Rocha33802100Sierra de Cochabamba and La Paz DepartmentBoliviaAmazon RiverAmazonas, BrazilBrazil, BoliviaSouth America
Purús32111995AcreThe border between Peru and BrazilAmazon RiverAmazonas, BrazilBrazil, PeruSouth America
Yukon31851980Llewellyn Glacier at Atlin LakeBritish Columbia, CanadaBering SeaAlaska, United StatesUnited States, Canada North America
IndusDarya-e-Sindh, Sindhū, Abāsīn31801976Sênggê Zangbo and Gar TsangpoTibetan PlateauArabian SeaPakistanPakistan, India, ChinaAsia
São Francisco31801976Canastra MountainMinas Gerais, BrazilAtlantic OceanThe border between the states of Alagoas and Sergipe, BrazilBrazilSouth America
Syr Darya – NarynJaxartes, Seyhun30781913Tian Shan MountainsKyrgyzstanAral SeaKazakhstanKazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, TajikistanAsia
SalweenNu Jiang30601901Qinghai MountainsTibet, ChinaAndaman SeaMawlamyaing, MyanmarChina, Myanmar, Thailand Asia
Saint Lawrence – Great LakesFleuve Saint-Laurent30581900Lake OntarioOntario, Canada and New York, United StatesGulf of Saint LawrenceQuebec, CanadaCanada, United States North America
Rio GrandeRío Bravo del Norte30571900San Juan MountainsColorado, United StatesGulf of MexicoThe border between Texas, United States and Tamaulipas, MexicoUnited States, MexicoNorth America
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