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List of Longest Rivers in the World

List of Longest Rivers in the World

Here we are providing the longest and largest rivers with official measurement, know the 20 Rivers in world by length. Read this article and improve your GK for SSC CGL, MTS, CHSL, CPO, RAILWAY etc.

1. Amazon

  • Length (km): 6,992
  • Countries: Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Guyana

2. Nile–Kagera

  • Length (km): 6,853
  • Countries: Ethiopia, Eritrea, Sudan, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Egypt, Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Sudan

3. Yangtze

  • Length (km): 6,300
  • Country: China

4. Mississippi–Missouri–Jefferson

  • Length (km): 6,275
  • Countries: United States (98.5%), Canada (1.5%)

5. Yenisei–Angara–Selenge

  • Length (km): 5,539
  • Countries: Russia (97%), Mongolia (2.9%)

6. Yellow River (Huang He) 

  • Length (km): 5,464
  • Country: China

7. Ob–Irtysh

  • Length (km): 5,410
  • Countries: Russia, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia

8. Paraná–Río de la Plata

  • Length (km): 4,880
  • Countries: Brazil (46.7%), Argentina (27.7%), Paraguay (13.5%), Bolivia (8.3%), Uruguay (3.8%)

9. Congo–Chambeshi

  • Length (km): 4,700
  • Countries: Congo, Central African Republic, Angola, Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, Cameroon, Zambia, Burundi, Rwanda

10. Amur–Argun (Heilong Jiang)

  • Length (km): 4,444
  • Countries: Russia, China, Mongolia

11. Lena

  • Length (km): 4,400
  • Country: Russia

12. Mekong (Lancang Jiang)

  • Length (km): 4,350
  • Countries: China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam

13. Mackenzie–Slave–Peace–Finlay

  • Length (km): 4,241
  • Country: Canada

14. Niger

  • Length (km): 4,200
  • Countries: Nigeria (26.6%), Mali (25.6%), Niger (23.6%), Algeria (7.6%), Guinea (4.5%), Cameroon (4.2%), Burkina Faso (3.9%), Côte d’Ivoire, Benin, Chad

15. Brahmaputra–Tsangpo

  • Length (km): 3,848
  • Countries: India (58.0%), China (19.7%), Nepal (9.0%), Bangladesh (6.6%), Disputed India/China (4.2%), Bhutan (2.4%)

16. Murray–Darling

  • Length (km): 3,672
  • Country: Australia

17. Tocantins–Araguaia

  • Length (km): 3,650
  • Country: Brazil

18. Volga

  • Length (km): 3,645
  • Country: Russia

19. Indus–Sênggê Zangbo

  • Length (km): 3,610
  • Countries: Pakistan (93%), India, China, Kashmir (Disputed region between Pakistan, India and China)

20. Shatt al-Arab–Euphrates

  • Length (km): 3,596
  • Countries: Iraq (60.5%), Turkey (24.8%), Syria (14.7%)
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