The longest rivers of the planet

• The longest rivers of the planet

Against the background of the major rivers of the world our home Volga looks quite small rivulet. In the world there are river systems at times long and brimming. Rivers can be so great that they even dolphins are found.

The longest rivers of the planet

Cupid

Russia and China

2824 km

Amur River rises in the mountains of Western Manchuria, flowing east and forming a natural border between China and Russia. Cities along the Amur River are a rare show of cross-border mix of peoples: Orthodox churches are here in a half of Chinese temples.

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Mississippi

USA

3766 km

Longest river in North America looks different at each site. Mississippi runs through an impressive number of states: Montana, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi and Louisiana - here you can find the landscape to suit all tastes.

The longest rivers of the planet

Congo

Africa

4700 kilometers

This river originates in the mountains in the northeast of Zambia and descends down a tortuous path through the Republic of the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic, Angola, Tanzania, Cameroon, Zambia, Burundi and Rwanda.

The longest rivers of the planet

pair

South America

4880 kilometers

The eighth is the longest river in the world separates Paraguay from Brazil and Argentina. Encarnacion from a small town located on the Paraguayan side of the river, the traveler can see the bright colors of wooden houses Posadas, in Argentina.

The longest rivers of the planet

Ob-Irtysh

Russia

5414 kilometers

This river flows through the Western Siberia, taking its source in the Altai Mountains. The first city here - of course, Barnaul, gem Siberian steppes.

The longest rivers of the planet

Yellow River

China

5464

Yellow River passes through nine Chinese provinces, local residents believe the Yellow cradle of the nation. Where you will find fun and what wildlife lovers and those who appreciate the culture of others.

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Yenisei

Mongolia and Russia

5539 km

Yenisei River flows north from Mongolia to the Yenisei Gulf, and finally flows into the Arctic Ocean. Most of its path lies through the snowy landscapes of Siberia - and only the residents of Krasnoyarsk boast something of a summer.

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Yangtze

China

6418 kilometers

If you were not on the Yangtze, then you have not been anywhere. So, at least, goes an old Chinese saying. The longest river in Asia rises from the glaciers of the Qinghai-Tibet and flows into the East China Sea, north of Shanghai.

The longest rivers of the planet

Amazon

South America

6516 km

It is here that houses one fifth of all the world's fresh water: Amazon if not the longest, then certainly the most famous river of the planet.

The longest rivers of the planet

Neil

Africa

6695 km

Piercing dozens of countries, the Nile is the longest river in the world. From the windows of the cruise liner lucky traveler will see the place where he once lived Cleopatra.