List of longest rivers

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The following is a list of the 100 longest rivers in 2011.[1].

RankRiverLength (km)Length (miles)Drainage area (km²)Countries in the drainage basin
1NileKagera 6,650 4,132 3,349,000 Ethiopia, Eritrea, Sudan, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Egypt, Democratic Republic of the Congo
2AmazonUcayaliApurímac 6,400 3,976 6,915,000 Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Guyana
3Yangtze(Chang Jiang) 6,300 3,917 1,800,000 China
4MississippiMissouriJefferson 6,275 3,902 2,980,000 United States (98.5%), Canada (1.5%)
5YeniseiAngaraSelenga 5,539 3,445 2,580,000 Russia (97%), Mongolia (2.9%)
6Yellow River(Huang He) 5,464 3,395 745,000 China
7ObIrtysh 5,410 3,364 2,990,000 Russia, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia
8ParanáRío de la Plata4,880 3,030 2,582,672 Brazil (46.7%), Argentina (27.7%), Paraguay (13.5%), Bolivia (8.3%), Uruguay (3.8%)
9CongoChambeshi(Zaïre) 4,700 2,922 3,680,000 Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic, Angola, Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, Cameroon, Zambia, Burundi, Rwanda
10AmurArgun(Heilong Jiang) 4,444 2,763 1,855,000 Russia, China, Mongolia
11Lena 4,400 2,736 2,490,000 Russia
12Mekong(Lancang Jiang) 4,350 2,705 810,000 Laos, Thailand, China, Cambodia, Vietnam, Myanmar
13MackenziePeaceFinlay 4,241 2,637 1,790,000 Canada
14Niger 4,200 2,611 2,090,000 Nigeria (26.6%), Mali (25.6%), Niger (23.6%), Algeria (7.6%), Guinea (4.5%), Cameroon (4.2%), Burkina Faso (3.9%), Côte dIvoire, Benin, Chad
15MurrayDarling 3,672 2,282 1,061,000 Australia
16TocantinsAraguaia 3,650 2,270 950,000 Brazil
17Volga 3,645 2,266 1,380,000 Russia
18Shatt al-ArabEuphrates 3,596 2,236 884,000 Iraq (60.5%), Turkey (24.8%), Syria (14.7%)
19MadeiraMamoréGrandeCaineRocha 3,380 2,100 1,485,200 Brazil, Bolivia, Peru
20Purus 3,211 1,995 63,166 Brazil, Peru
21Yukon 3,185 1,980 850,000 United States (59.8%), Canada (40.2%)
22Indus 3,180 1,976 960,000 Pakistan (93%), India, China
23São Francisco 3,180* 1,976* 610,000 Brazil
24Syr DaryaNaryn 3,078 1,913 219,000 Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan
25Salween(Nu Jiang) 3,060 1,901 324,000 China (52.4%), Myanmar (43.9%), Thailand (3.7%)
26Saint LawrenceNiagaraDetroitSaint ClairSaint MarysSaint Louis 3,058 1,900 1,030,000 Canada (52.1%), United States (47.9%)
27Rio Grande 3,057 1,900 570,000 United States (52.1%), Mexico (47.9%)
28Lower Tunguska 2,989 1,857 473,000 Russia
29BrahmaputraTsangpo 2,948* 1,832* 1,730,000 India (58.0%), China (19.7%), Nepal (9.0%), Bangladesh (6.6%), Disputed India/China (4.2%), Bhutan (2.4%)
30DanubeBreg(Duna) 2,888* 1,795* 817,000 Romania (28.9%), Hungary (11.7%), Austria (10.3%), Serbia (10.3%), Germany (7.5%), Slovakia (5.8%), Bulgaria (5.2%), Croatia (4.5%),
31Zambezi(Zambesi) 2,693* 1,673* 1,330,000 Zambia (41.6%), Angola (18.4%), Zimbabwe (15.6%), Mozambique (11.8%), Malawi (8.0%), Tanzania (2.0%), Namibia, Botswana
32Vilyuy 2,650 1,647 454,000 Russia
33Araguaia 2,627 1,632 358,125 Brazil
34Amu DaryaPanj 2,620 1,628 534,739 Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan
35Japurá(Rio Yapurá) 2,615* 1,625* 242,259 Brazil, Colombia
36NelsonSaskatchewan 2,570 1,597 1,093,000 Canada, United States
37Paraguay(Rio Paraguay) 2,549 1,584 900,000 Brazil, Paraguay, Bolivia, Argentina
38Kolyma 2,513 1,562 644,000 Russia
39Ganges/Padma(Ganga) 2,510 1,560 907,000 India, Bangladesh, Nepal
40Pilcomayo 2,500 1,553 270,000 Paraguay, Argentina, Bolivia
41Upper ObKatun 2,490 1,547 Russia
42Ishim 2,450 1,522 177,000 Kazakhstan, Russia
43Juruá 2,410 1,498 200,000 Peru, Brazil
44Ural 2,428 1,509 237,000 Russia, Kazakhstan
45Arkansas 2,348 1,459 505,000 United States
47Olenyok 2,292 1,424 219,000 Russia
48Dnieper 2,287 1,421 516,300 Russia, Belarus, Ukraine
49Aldan 2,273 1,412 729,000 Russia
46UbangiUele[11] 2,270 1,410 772,800 Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic, Republic of Congo
50Negro 2,250 1,450 720,114 Brazil, Venezuela, Colombia
51Columbia 2,250 1,450 415,211 United States, Canada
52Colorado (western U.S.) 2,333 1,450 390,000 United States, Mexico
53PearlZhu Jiang 2,200 1,376 437,000 China (98.5%), Vietnam (1.5%)
54Red 2,188 1,360 78,592 United States
55Ayeyarwady(Irrawaddy) 2,170 1,348 411,000 Myanmar
56Kasai 2,153 1,338 880,200 Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo
57OhioAllegheny 2,102 1,306 490,603 United States
58Orinoco 2,101 1,306 1,380,000 Venezuela, Colombia, Guyana
59Tarim 2,100 1,305 557,000 China
60Xingu 2,100 1,305 Brazil
61Orange 2,092 1,300 South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Lesotho
62Northern Salado 2,010 1,249 Argentina
63Vitim 1,978 1,229 Russia
64Tigris 1,950 1,212 Turkey, Iraq, Syria
65Songhua 1,927 1,197 China
66Tapajós 1,900 1,181 Brazil
67Don 1,870 1,162 425,600 Russia, Ukraine
68Stony Tunguska 1,865 1,159 240,000 Russia
69Pechora 1,809 1,124 322,000 Russia
70Kama 1,805 1,122 507,000 Russia
71Limpopo 1,800 1,118 413,000 Mozambique, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Botswana
72Guaporé (Itenez) 1,749 1,087 Brazil, Bolivia
73Indigirka 1,726 1,072 360,400 Russia
74Snake 1,670 1,038 279,719 United States
75Senegal 1,641 1,020 419,659 Senegal, Mali, Mauritania
76Uruguay 1,610 1,000 370,000 Uruguay, Argentina, Brazil
77Blue Nile 1,600 994 326,400 Ethiopia, Sudan
77Churchill 1,600 994 Canada
77Khatanga 1,600 994 Russia
77Okavango 1,600 994 Namibia, Angola, Botswana
77Volta 1,600 994 Ghana, Burkina Faso, Togo, Côte d'Ivoire, Benin
82Beni 1,599 994 283,350 Bolivia
83Platte 1,594 990 United States
84Tobol 1,591 989 Kazakhstan, Russia
85JubbaShebelle 1,580 982 Ethiopia, Somalia
86Içá (Putumayo) 1,575 979 Brazil, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador
87Magdalena 1,550 963 263,858 Colombia
88Han 1,532 952 China
89Oka 1,500 932 Russia
91Pecos 1,490 926 United States
92Upper YeniseiLittle Yenisei (Kaa-Hem) 1,480 920 Russia, Mongolia
93Godavari 1,465 910 India
94Colorado (Texas) 1,438 894 United States
95Río Grande (Guapay) 1,438 894 102,600 Bolivia
96Belaya 1,420 882 Russia
97CooperBarcoo 1,420 880 Australia
98Marañón 1,415 879 Peru
99Dniester 1,411 877 Ukraine, Moldova
100Benue 1,400 870 Cameroon, Nigeria


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