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What are the 15 longest rivers in the world?

What are the 15 longest rivers in the world?

List of the longest rivers in the world

Rank River Length in Miles
1 The Nile 4,132
2 Amazon River 3,976
3 Yangtze River 3,917
4 Mississippi-Missouri 3,902

What are the 5 longest rivers in the world in order?

Here is a list of five longest rivers of the world

  • Nile River: the longest river in the world (Image: 10mosttoday)
  • Amazon River (Image: 10mosttoday)
  • Yangtze River (Image: 10mosttoday)
  • Mississippi-Missouri (Image: 10mosttoday)
  • Yenisei River (Image: 10mosttoday)

Which rivers are the biggest in the world in terms of length and?

Rank River Length (miles)
1. Nile–White Nile–Kagera–Nyabarongo–Mwogo–Rukarara 4,130 (4,404)
2. Amazon–Ucayali–Tambo–Ene–Mantaro 3,976 (4,345)
3. Yangtze–Jinsha–Tongtian–Dangqu (Chang Jiang) 3,917 (3,988)
4. Mississippi–Missouri–Jefferson–Beaverhead–Red Rock–Hell Roaring 3,902

How is the length of a river measured?

You get a really long piece of string and follow the course of the river pinning it down every now and then until you reach the sea. When you get there you straighten out the string and measure it’s length with an enormous ruler.

Which is the best unit for measuring the length of a river?

The most common units that we use to measure length in the metric system are the millimeter, centimeter, meter, and kilometer. The millimeter is the smallest commonly used unit in the metric system. The abbreviation for millimeters is mm (for example, 3 mm).

What is the length of the river Ganga?

1,560 mi

Is there any dam on Ganga river?

There are two major dams on the Ganga. The other dam is a serious hydroelectric affair at Farakka, close to the point where the main flow of the river enters Bangladesh, and the tributary Hooghly (also known as Bhagirathi) continues in West Bengal past Calcutta.

Which is the smallest river in India?

Arvari river

Which state of India has no river?

List of Indian States That Have The Least Number of Rivers.

S.No. States With Least Numbers of Rivers
1 Haryana
2 Manipur
3 Tripura
4 Uttarakhand

Which is oldest dam in India?

Kallanai Dam

What is longest dam in India?

Hirakud Dam

Which is the dangerous dam in India?

Tehri dam

Which is highest dam in world?


Name Height Year
Xiluodu Dam 285.5 m (937 ft) 2013
Grande Dixence Dam 285 m (935 ft) 1964
Yusufeli Dam 275 m (902 ft) (2021)
Enguri Dam 271.5 m (891 ft) 1978

Which is the second largest dam in India?

second largest dam of india – Hirakud Dam

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Which state has the highest dam in India?


Which is the biggest water project in India?

Indira Sagar

Is Bhakra Nangal Dam largest?

The Bhakra-Nangal Dam is the second tallest dam in Asia and located in the border of Punjab and Himachal Pradesh. It is the highest straight gravity dam in India with the height of about 207.26 meters and it runs across 168.35 km.

Which city is known as City of places in India?

Kolkata is called the City of Palaces, and also the City of Joy. It is a city situated on the eastern bank of the Hooghly river and is the capital of West Bengal.

Which is the beautiful city of India?


Whats the richest city in India?