Longest Rivers of different Countries of World, Origin and Mouth

This article is all about longest rivers of world, major and important rivers of world from different countries, longest rivers of different countries of world, length of different rivers of world, origin and mouth of major rivers of world. For the sake of easiness the length of the multi-country rivers is shown as total length from origin to mouth. The length which comes in particular country is not shown in the list and the complete length of the river is mentioned everywhere to avoid confusion.

Longest River of Australia

Longest rivers of different countries of world

Murray-Darling River Map

Murray river is considered as Australia’s longest river. Its length is 2508 Km. The origin point of Murray river is Australian Alps. It drains the western part of Alps mountains and then flows to the plains and then to southern Australia and then meets the ocean at Lake Alexendrina near Goolwa in South Australia. Along with its tributary Darling river, the Murray Darling basin becomes the largest river basin of Australia.

Longest river of Canada

Mackenzie river is the longest river of Canada. The name of this river is kept on famous explorer Alaxender Mackenzie. This river originates from Great Slave lake at Fort Providence at an elevation of 156 m. This river flows from south to north direction covering mostly the nothwest regions of Canada before meeting Beauford Sea (Arctic ocean) near Inuvik region.

Longest river of Egypt

Nile river is the longest river of Egypt. It is also the longest river of not only Africa but whole world. The length of Nile is 6853 Km. The source of Nile river is the confluence of White and Blue Nile rivers. White Nile originates from Lake Victoria and Blue Nile from Lake Tana. The primary origin of Nile river is considered as Lake Victoria.

Longest river of France

Loire river is the longest river of France. The length of Loire river is 1012 Km. The river originates from Massif Central near Sainte Eulalie of Ardeche at an elevation of 1408 m. It drains about 20 % of France’s land area and meets Atlantic ocean at Bay of Biscay near Saint Nazaire.

Longest river of Japan

Shinano is the longest river of Japan. It originates from Mount Kobushi at an elevation of 2475 m. It is also called as Chikuma river in Japan. After the course of 367 Km it meets Sea of Japan near Niigata city.

Longest river of Pakistan

Indus is one of the greatest and mightiest rivers of South Asia. The name of country India is derived from this river only which also depicts its historic and cultural importance. It is also called as Sindhu in Hindi and Sanskrit language. It originates from Sengge Zangbo, Tibetan Plateau in China and then flows to Indian state of Jammu and Kaskmir. The majority of the length say 93 % flows in Pakistan. It drains the most fertile Punjab and Sindh regions of Pakistan and then meets Arabian sea near Karachi forming Indus delta.

Longest River of UK

River Severn (as opposite the common belief of Thames) is the longest river of UK. Through its 354 Km range it passed the counties of Powys, Shropshire, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire. Severn river originates from Cambrian mountains of Mid Wales and then after traversing its course meets Bristol channel (North Atlantic Ocean).

Longest Rivers of different Countries of Asia-Oceania

List of all longest rivers of all different countries of Asia like China, India, Pakistan, Japan, Iran Iraq, Indonesia, Malaysia etc.

CountryLongest RiverLength (Km)OriginMouth
AfghanistanHelmand1150Hindukush MountainsLake Hamun
ArmeniaAkhurian205Lake Arpi, Shirak, ArmeniaNear Bagaran, Armenia
AzerbaijanKur150Causasus and Talysh MountainsCaspian sea
BahrainNo River
BangladeshMeghnaConfluence of Padma, Jamuna, Dhaleshwari, Gumti, FeniSundarban delta, Bay of Bengal
BhutanManas376confluence of many small streams of HimalayasBrahmaputra at Jogighopa
BruneiBelait32Kuala Belait, South China sea
CambodiaMekong4350Mt. Guozongmucha, Zadoi, Qinghai, ChinaMekong Delta, South China sea
ChinaYangtze6300Geladaindong Peak, QinghaiShanghai, East China sea
CyprusPedieos98Troodos MountainsFamagusta bay
GeorgiaAlazani407Caucasus mountainsKura river, Azerbaijan
IndiaGanga2500Gangotri, HimalayasSundarban delta, Bay of Bengal
IndonesiaKapuas1143Muller mountain rangeSouth China sea
IranKarun950Zard Kuh, KuzestanShatt al arab
IraqEuphrates2800Murat Su and Kara Su riversAl Qurnah, Basra, Iraq
IsraelJordan river251Mount Hermon, Golan HeightsDead sea
JapanShinano367Mount KobushiSea of Japan
JordonJordan river251Mount Hermon, Golan Heightsdead sea
KazakhstanIrtysh4248Altay mountains, Ob river
North KoreaYalu790Heaven lake, Paektu mountainKorea bay
South KoreaNakdong510Taebaek mountains, GangwonSea of Japan, Busan
KuwaitNo river
KyrgyzstanChu1067confluence of Joon Aryk and Kochkor riversAkjaykyn lakes
LaosMekong4350Mt. Guozongmucha, Zadoi, Qinghai, ChinaMekong Delta, South China sea
LebanonLitani140Beqaa ValleyMediterranean sea
MalaysiaRajang563Iran Mountains, northwest BorneoSouth China sea
MongoliaOrkhon1124Suvraga KhairkhanSelenge river
MyanmarIrrawaddy 2170confluence of Mali and N'Mai riverAle-Ywa, Andaman sea
NepalGhagra (Karnali)1080Mapchachungo glacier, Tibet, ChinaGanges at Doriganj, India
OmanNo River
PakistanIndus2880Sengge Zangbo, Tibet, ChinaIndus river delta, Arabian sea
PhilippinesCagayan505Caraballo MountainsBabuyan channel, Aparri, Cagayan
QatarNo River
RussiaVolga3692Valdai Hills, Tver OblastCaspian sea
Saudi ArabiaNo River
Sri LankaMahaweli335Horton plains national parkBay of Bengal at Trincomalee
SingaporeKallang10Lower peirce reservoirMarina Channel, South China sea
SyriaEuphrates2800Murat Su and Kara Su riversAl Qurnah, Basra, Iraq
TajikistanAmu Darya-Panj2400Pamir and Panj rivers, Lake Zorkul, Pamir mountain, TajikistanAral sea
TurkeyKizilimark1355imranli, Sivas provinceBlack sea
UzbekistanAmu Darya-Panj2400Pamir and Panj rivers, Lake Zorkul, Pamir mountain, TajikistanAral sea
VietnamMekong4350Mt. Guozongmucha, Zadoi, Qinghai, ChinaMekong Delta, South China sea
YemenNo River

Longest Rivers of different Countries of Africa

CountryLongest RiverLengthOriginMouth
AlgeriaChelif700Saharan Atlas, near Aflour cityMediterranean sea
AngolaOkavango1700Cubango river in AngolaMoremi game reserve, Botswana
BotswanaOkavango1700Cubango river in AngolaMoremi game reserve, Botswana
CameroonSanaga920Confluence of Djerem & Lom riversAtlantic ocean
Central African RepCongo (Zaire)4700Tanganyika and Mweru lakes, Chambeshi river, East African riftAtlantic ocean
ChadChari949Chad Lake
D R CongoCongo (Zaire)4700Tanganyika and Mweru lakes, Chambeshi river, East African riftAtlantic ocean
EthiopiaBlue Nile (Abay)1450Lesser Abay, Lake TanaGreat Nile at Khartoum, Sudan
EgyptNile6853Confluence of Blue and White NileMediterranean sea, Egypt
KenyaTana800Aberdare mountainsIndian ocean
MozambiqueZambezi2574Zambezi national forest, ZambiaIndian ocean
MadagascarBetsiboka564Ikopa and Kamoro riversBombetoka bay, Mozambique channel
NigeriaNiger river4180Guinea HighlandsGulf of Guinea, Niger, Atlantic ocean
NigerNiger river4180Guinea HighlandsGulf of Guinea, Niger, Atlantic ocean
SomaliaShabelle Highlands of Ethiopiadries up near Jubba river
South AfricaOrange (Grote, Senque)2200Thaba putsoa, Maloti mountains, LesothoAlexander bay, Atlantic ocean
TanzaniaRufiji600near Mafia Island, Indian ocean
ZambiaZambezi2574Zambezi national forest, ZambiaIndian ocean
ZimbabweZambezi2574Zambezi national forest, ZambiaIndian ocean

Longest Rivers of different Countries of Europe

List of all longest rivers of different European countries like UK, France, Germany, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Norway, Swede, Finland etc.

CountryLongest RiverLength KmOriginMouth
AustriaDanube2860Breg & Brigach rivers, Black Forest, GermanyBlack sea
BelarusDnieper2145Valdai Hills, RussiaDnieper delta, Black sea
BelgiumScheldt350Gouy, Aisne, north FranceNorth sea
BulgariaIskar368Damga peak, Rila, Bulgarianorth of Gigen, Pleven province
CroatiaDanube2860Breg & Brigach rivers, Black Forest, GermanyBlack sea
Czech RepVltava430Cerny Potok, Bohemian Forest, Czech RepElbe river
DenmarkGudena176Tinnet krat, DenmarkRanders Fjord
FinalndKemijoki550Gulf of Bothnia at Kemi
FranceLoire1012Massif Central, ArdecheAtlantic ocean near St Nazaire
GermanyRhine1230Vorderrhein river, Surselva, SwitzerlandRotterdam, Netherlands, North Sea
GreeceHaliacmon322Pindus mountainsAegean sea
HungaryTisza965Eastern carpathians, UkraineDanube, Serbia
ItalyPo652Monviso, Cottian Alps, ItalyAdriatic sea
NetherlandsRhine1230Vorderrhein river, Surselva, SwitzerlandRotterdam, Netherlands, North Sea
NorwayGlomma621Aursund, NorwayFredrikstad, Norway
PolandVistula1047Barania Gora, south PolandGdansk Bay, Baltic sea
PortugalTagus1038Fuents de Garcia, Teruel, Aragon, SpainTagus estuary, near Lisbon, Atlantic ocean
SwitzerlandRhine1230Vorderrhein river, Surselva, SwitzerlandRotterdam, Netherlands, North Sea
UKSevern354Plynlimon, WalesSevern estuary, Bristol channel, UK

Longest Rivers of different Countries of North & South America

CountryRiver (Km)LengthOriginMouth
ArgentinaParana4880Confluence of Paranaiba and Rio Grande riverRio de la Plata
BahamasNo River
BoliviaMamore1930Sierra de Cochabamba, BoliviaMadeira river
BrazilAmazon6992Andes Mountains, near Nevado mismi, PeruAtlantic ocean
CanadaMackenzie1738Great slave lake, Fort Providence, CanadaArctic ocean at Inuvik region
ChileLoa440Andes mountains, base of Mino volcanoPacific ocean
ColumbiaMagdalena1528La Magdalena lagoon, ColumbiaCaribbean sea, Baranquilla, Columbia
Costa RicaSan Juan192Lake NicaraguaSan Juan Lagoon, Caribbean sea
CubaCauto343Sierra MaestraGulf of Guacanayabo, Caribbean sea
EcuadorAmazon6992Andes Mountains, near Nevado mismi, PeruAtlantic ocean
El SalvadorLempa422Sierra Madre, Olopa, GuatemalaSan Vicente, El Salvador, Pacific ocean
GuyanaEssequibo1010Acarai mountainsAtlantic ocean
HaitiArtibonite321Cordillera central, Dominician RepublicGulf of Gonave
JamaicaRio Minho92.8Center of Jamaica islandPortland point, Carlisle bay, Caribbeab sea
MexicoRio Grande3051Canby mountain, San Juan mountains, Colorado, USGulf of Mexico near Cameron County, Texas
ParaguayParana4880Confluence of Paranaiba and Rio Grande riverRio de la Plata
PeruUcayali1771confluence of Tambo and Urubamba riversAmazon river
SurinamSuriname river480Guiana highlandsAtlantic ocean
Trinidad and TobagoCaroni40Northern range of island of TrinidadCaroni swamp, Gulf of Paria
UruguayRio Negro2250Highlands of ColombiaAmazon river at Manaus, Brazil
USMissouri4023Confluence of Jeferson and Firehole rivers, MontanaMississippi river at St Louis
VenezuelaOrinoco2140Parima mountains, VenezuelaDelta Amacuro, Atlantic ocean