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List of Rivers Longer Than 1000 km in the World:

Written By Easy Life on Saturday, October 5, 2013 | 10/05/2013 07:46:00 PM



S.NoRivers NameLength (km)Length (miles)Drainage area (km²)Average discharge (m³/s)OutflowCountries in the drainage basin
1.River Name - Nile6,6504,1353,349,0005,100Mediterranean SeaEthiopia, Eritrea, Sudan, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Egypt, DemocraticRepublic of the Congo
2.River Name - Amazon6,4003,9806,915,000219,000Atlantic OceanBrazil, Peru, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Guyana
3.Yangtze
(Chang Jiang)
6,3003,9171,800,00031,900East China SeaP.R. China
4.Mississippi - Missouri6,2753,9022,980,00016,200Gulf of MexicoUnited States (98.5%), Canada (1.5%)
5.Yenisei - Angara - Selenga5,5393,4452,580,00019,600Kara SeaRussia, Mongolia
6.Yellow
(Huang He)
5,4643,398745,0002,110Bohai Sea
(Balhae)
P.R. China
7.River Name- Ob - Irtysh5,4103,3642,990,00012,800Gulf of ObRussia, Kazakhstan, P.R. China, Mongolia
8.River Name - Congo - Chambeshi
(Zaire)
4,7002,9223,680,00041,800Atlantic OceanDemocratic Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic, Angola,Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, Cameroon, Zambia, Burundi, Rwanda
9.Amur - Argun
(Heilong Jiang)
4,4442,7631,855,00011,400Sea of OkhotskRussia, P.R. China, Mongolia
10.River Name- Lena4,4002,7362,490,00017,100Laptev SeaRussia
11.Mekong
(Lancang Jiang)
4,3502,705810,00016,000South China SeaLaos, Thailand, P.R. China, Cambodia, Vietnam, Myanmar
12.Mackenzie - Peace - Finlay4,2412,6371,790,00010,300Beaufort SeaCanada
13.River Name - Niger4,2002,6112,090,0009,570Gulf of GuineaNigeria (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
14.River Name - Paraná
(Río de la Plata)
3,9982,4863,100,00025,700Atlantic OceanBrazil (46.7%), Argentina (27.7%), Paraguay (13.5%), Bolivia (8.3%), Uruguay (3.8%)
15.River Name - Volga3,6452,2661,380,0008,080Caspian SeaRussia (99.8%), Kazakhstan (minor)
16.River Name - Shatt al-Arab - Euphrates3,5962,236884,000856Persian GulfIraq (40.5%), Turkey (24.8%), Iran (19.7%), Syria (14.7%)
17.Purus3,3792,10163,1668,400AmazonBrazil, Peru
18.River Name - Murray - Darling3,370 [1]2,0941,061,000767Southern OceanAustralia
19.Madeira - Mamoré3,2392,014850,00017,000AmazonBrazil, Bolivia, Peru
20.River Name - Yukon3,1841,980850,0006,210Bering SeaUnited States (59.8%), Canada (40.2%)
21.River Name - Indus
(Sindhu)
3,1801,976960,0007,160Arabian SeaPakistan (93%), India, P. R. China, disputed territory (Kashmir), Afghanistan
22.River Name - São Francisco3,180
(2,900)
1,976
(1,802)
610,0003,300Atlantic OceanBrazil
23.River Name - Syr Darya - Naryn3,0781,913219,000703Aral SeaKazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan
24.Salween
(Nu Jiang)
3,0601,901324,0003,153 [2]Andaman SeaP.R. China (52.4%), Myanmar (43.9%), Thailand (3.7%)
25.Saint Lawrence - Niagara-Detroit-Saint Clair-Saint Marys-Saint Louis3,0581,9001,030,00010,100Gulf of Saint LawrenceCanada (52.1%), United States (47.9%)
26.River Name - Rio Grande3,057
(2,896)
1,900
(1,799)
570,00082Gulf of MexicoUnited States (52.1%), Mexico (47.9%)
27.Lower Tunguska2,9891,857473,0003,600YeniseiRussia
28.River Name - Brahmaputra2,9481,8321,730,00019,200 [3]Bay of BengalIndia (58.0%), P.R. China (19.7%), Nepal (9.0%), Bangladesh (6.6%), Disputed India/P.R. China (4.2%), Bhutan (2.4%)
29.River Name - Danube2,8501,771817,0007,130Black SeaRomania (28.9%), Hungary (11.7%), Austria (10.3%), Serbia (10.3%), Germany (7.5%), Slovakia (5.8%), Bulgaria (5.2%), Bosnia and Herzegovina (4.8%), Croatia (4.5%), Ukraine (3.8%), Moldova (1.7%).
30.River Name - Tocantins2,6991,6771,400,00013,598Atlantic Ocean, AmazonBrazil
31.River Name - Zambezi
(Zambesi)
2,6931,6731,330,0004,880Mozambique ChannelZambia (41.6%), Angola (18.4%), Zimbabwe (15.6%), Mozambique (11.8%), Malawi (8.0%), Tanzania (2.0%), Namibia, Botswana
32.Vilyuy2,6501,647454,0001,480LenaRussia
33.Araguaia2,6271,632358,1256,172TocantinsBrazil
34.River Name - Amu Darya2,6201,628534,7391,400Aral SeaUzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan
35.Japurá
(Rio Yapurá)
2,6151,625242,2596,000AmazonBrazil, Colombia
36.Nelson - Saskatchewan2,5701,5971,093,0002,575Hudson BayCanada, United States
37.Paraguay
(Rio Paraguay)
2,5491,584900,0004,300ParanáBrazil, Paraguay, Bolivia, Argentina
38.River Name - Kolyma2,5131,562644,0003,800East Siberian SeaRussia
39.River Name - Ganges2,5101,560907,00012,037 [4]Brahmaputra, Bay of BengalIndia, Bangladesh, Nepal
40.Pilcomayo2,5001,553270,000 ParaguayParaguay, Argentina, Bolivia
41.Upper Ob2,4901,547  ObRussia
42.Ishim2,4501,522177,00056IrtyshKazakhstan, Russia
43.Juruá2,4101,498200,0006,000AmazonPeru, Brazil
44.Ural2,4281,509237,000475Caspian SeaRussia, Kazakhstan
45.River Name - Arkansas2,3481,459505,000
(435,122)
1,066MississippiUnited States
46.River Name - Ubangi - Uele2,3001,429 4,003CongoDemocratic Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic
47.Olenyok2,2921,424219,0001,210Laptev SeaRussia
48.Dnieper2,2871,421516,3001,670Black SeaRussia, Belarus, Ukraine
49.Aldan2,2731,412729,0005,060LenaRussia
50.Negro2,2501,450720,11426,700AmazonBrazil, Venezuela, Colombia
51.River Name - Columbia2,250 (1,953)1,450 (1,214)415,2117500Pacific OceanUnited States, Canada
52.Colorado (western U.S.)2,3331,450390,0001,200Gulf ofCaliforniaUnited States, Mexico
53.River Name - Pearl - Xi Jiang2,2001,376437,00013,600South China SeaP.R. China (98.5%), Vietnam (1.5%)
54.Red2,1881,36078,592875MississippiUnited States
55.Ayeyarwady
(Irrawaddy)
2,1701,348411,00013,000Andaman SeaMyanmar
56.River Name - Kasai2,1531,338880,20010,000CongoAngola, Democratic Republic of the Congo
57.Ohio - Allegheny2,1021,306490,6037,957MississippiUnited States
58.Orinoco2,1011,306880,00030,000Atlantic OceanVenezuela, Colombia, Guyana
59.Tarim2,1001,305557,000 Lop NurP. R. China
60.Xingu2,1001,305  AmazonBrazil
61.River Name - Orange2,0921,300  Atlantic OceanSouth Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Lesotho
62.Northern Salado2,0101,249  ParanáArgentina
63.Vitim1,9781,229  LenaRussia
64.Tigris1,9501,212  Shatt al-ArabTurkey, Iraq, Syria, Iran
65.Songhua1,9271,197  AmurP. R. China
66.Tapajós1,9001,181  AmazonBrazil
67.River Name - Don1,8701,162425,600935Sea of AzovRussia
68.Stony Tunguska1,8651,159240,000 YeniseiRussia
69.Pechora1,8091,124322,000 Barents SeaRussia
70.Kama1,8051,122507,000 VolgaRussia
71.River Name - Limpopo1,8001,118413,000 Indian OceanMozambique, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Botswana
72.Guaporé (Itenez)1,7491,087  MamoréBrazil, Bolivia
73.River Name - Indigirka1,7261,072360,4001,810East Siberian SeaRussia
74.Snake1,6701,038279,7191,611ColumbiaUnited States
75.Senegal1,6411,020419,659 Atlantic OceanSenegal, Mali, Mauritania
76.Uruguay1,6101,000370,000 Atlantic OceanUruguay, Argentina, Brazil
77.Blue Nile1,600994  NileEthiopia, Sudan
77.Churchill1,600994  Hudson BayCanada
77.Khatanga1,600994  Laptev SeaRussia
77.River Name - Okavango1,600994  Okavango DeltaNamibia, Angola, Botswana
77.River Name - Volta1,600994  Gulf of GuineaGhana, Burkina Faso, Togo, Côte d'Ivoire, Benin
82.River Name - Beni1,599994  MadeiraBolivia
83.Platte1,594990  MissouriUnited States
84.Tobol1,591989  IrtyshKazakhstan, Russia
85.Jubba - Shebelle1,580982  Indian OceanEthiopia, Somalia
86.River Name - Içá (Putumayo)1,575979  AmazonBrazil, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador
87.Magdalena1,550963  Caribbean SeaColombia
88.River Name - Han1,532952  YangtzeP. R. China
89.River Name - Lomami1,500932  CongoDemocratic Republic of the Congo
89.River Name - Oka1,500932  VolgaRussia
90.Pecos1,490926  Rio GrandeUnited States
91.Upper Yenisei1,480920  YeniseiRussia, Mongolia
92.Godavari1,465910  Bay of BengalIndia
93.Colorado (Texas)1,438894  Gulf of MexicoUnited States
94.River Name - Río Grande (Guapay)1,438894  IchiloBolivia
95.Belaya1,420882  KamaRussia
96.Cooper - Barcoo1,420880  Lake EyreAustralia
97.Marañón1,415879  AmazonPeru
98.River Name - Dniester1,411 (1,352)877 (840)  Black SeaUkraine, Moldova
99.Benue1,400870  NigerCameroon, Nigeria
99.River Name - Ili
(Yili)
1,400870  Lake BalkhashP. R. China, Kazakhstan
99.Warburton - Georgina1,400870  Lake EyreAustralia
102.Sutlej1,372852  ChenabChina, India, Pakistan
103.Yamuna1,370851  GangesIndia
103.Vyatka1,370851  KamaRussia
105.Fraser1,368850 3,475Pacific OceanCanada
106.River Name - Kura1,364848  Caspian SeaAzerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia, Turkey, Iran
107.Grande1,360845  ParanáBrazil
108.Brazos1,352840  Gulf of MexicoUnited States
109.River Name - Cauca River1,350839  Magdalena RiverColombia
110.River Name - Liao1,345836  Bo HaiP. R. China
111.Yalong1,323822  YangtzeP. R. China
112.Iguaçu1,320820  ParanáBrazil, Argentina
112.Olyokma1,320820  LenaRussia
112.River Name - Rhine1,320820198,7352,330North SeaGermany, France, Switzerland, Netherlands, Austria, Belgium, Luxembourg, Liechtenstein, Italy
113.Northern Dvina - Sukhona1,302809357,0523,332White SeaRussia
114.Krishna1,300808  Bay of BengalIndia
114.River Name - Iriri1,300808  XinguBrazil
115.Narmada1,289801  Arabian SeaIndia
116.Ottawa1,271790  Saint LawrenceCanada
117.Zeya1,242772  AmurRussia
118.Juruena1,240771  TapajósBrazil
119.Upper Mississippi1,236768  MississippiUnited States
120.Athabasca1,231765  MackenzieCanada
121.Elbe - Vltava1,231765148,268711North SeaGermany, Czech Republic
122.Canadian1,223760  ArkansasUnited States
123.North Saskatchewan1,220758  SaskatchewanCanada
124.River Name - Vaal1,210752  OrangeSouth Africa
125.Shire1,200746  ZambeziMozambique, Malawi
126.River Name - Nen
(Nonni)
1,190739  SonghuaP. R. China
127.River Name - Green1,175730  Colorado (western U.S.)United States
128.River Name - Milk1,173729  MissouriUnited States, Canada
131.Chindwin1,158720  AyeyarwadyMyanmar
132.River Name - Sankuru1,150715  KasaiDemocratic Republic of the Congo
133.James (Dakotas)1,143710  MissouriUnited States
133.River Name - Kapuas1,143710  South China SeaIndonesia
135.Desna1,13070288,900360DnieperRussia, Ukraine
135.River Name - Helmand1,130702  Hamun-i-HelmandAfghanistan, Iran
135.Madre de Dios1,130702  MadeiraPeru, Bolivia
135.Tietê1,130702  ParanáBrazil
135.Vychegda1,130702  Northern DvinaRussia
140.Sepik1,12670077,700 Pacific OceanPapua New Guinea, Indonesia
141.Cimarron1,123698  ArkansasUnited States
142.Anadyr1,120696  Gulf of AnadyrRussia
143.Jialing River1,119695  YangtzeP. R. China
144.Liard1,115693  MackenzieCanada
145.White1,102685  MississippiUnited States
146.Huallaga1,100684  MarañónPeru
146.River Name - Kwango1,100684263,5002,700KasaiAngola, Democratic Republic of the Congo
148.Gambia1,094680  Atlantic OceanThe Gambia, Senegal, Guinea
149.Chenab1,086675  IndusIndia, Pakistan
150.Yellowstone1,080671  MissouriUnited States
151.Chu River106766362,500 noneKyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan
152.River Name - Donets1,078 (1,053)670 (654)  DonUkraine, Russia
153.Bermejo1,050652  ParaguayArgentina, Bolivia
153.River Name - Fly1,050652  Gulf of PapuaPapua New Guinea, Indonesia
153.Guaviare1,050652  OrinocoColombia
153.Kuskokwim1,050652  Bering SeaUnited States
157.Tennessee1,049652  OhioUnited States
158.Daugava1,020634  Gulf of RigaLatvia, Belarus, Russia
159.River Name - Gila1,015631  Colorado (western U.S.)United States
160.Vistula1,014630  Baltic SeaPoland
161.Loire1,012629  Atlantic OceanFrance
162.Essequibo1,010628  Atlantic OceanGuyana
162.Khoper1,010628  DonRussia
164.Tagus
(Tajo/Tejo)
1,006625  Atlantic OceanSpain, Portugal
165.Colorado (Argentina)1,000620  Atlantic OceanArgentina
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