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Amazon River a major river of South America that flows from the Andes Mountains in Peru across northern Brazil to the Atlantic Ocean.
Brahmaputra River a major river of Asia that starts in Tibet and flows through northern India and Bangladesh into the Bay of Bengal.
Chang Jiang River the longest river of Asia, flowing from Tibet through central China into the East China Sea. An older name in English for the Chang Jiang River is the Yangtze River.
Congo River an important river in the western part of central Africa. The Congo River is the deepest in the world. The river travels through a major rainforest as it flows from Zambia through the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Then it flows along the border with another country called the Republic of the Congo. At its end, the Congo River flows into the Atlantic Ocean.
Danube River an important river in Europe that starts in Germany and flows south and east through many countries in central Europe. When it finally reaches the country of Ukraine, it flows into the Black Sea.
Euphrates River a river that flows from eastern Turkey through Syria and Iraq. In southeastern Iraq, it joins the Tigris River and finally empties with it into the Persian Gulf.
Ganges River a river that flows through northern India and central Bangladesh into the Indian Ocean. The Ganges River is especially important to the people of India and plays an important role in the religion of Hinduism.
Huang He River a major river of China that begins in the mountains of the west and flows mostly eastward. It is also known as the Yellow River.
Indus River a major river of southern Asia that begins in Tibet, then flows through a part of northern India and through all of Pakistan before entering the Arabian Sea.
Mackenzie River a river in Canada flowing from Great Slave Lake west and north toward the Arctic Ocean.
Mekong River a major river that begins in China and flows southeast through the countries of Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam.
Mississippi River a river in the United States that flows from Minnesota south through the Midwest, then along the border between Mississippi and Louisiana, and finally into the Gulf of Mexico.
Missouri River a major river that flows from the state of Montana mostly southeast until it joins the Mississippi River in Missouri. The Missouri River is considered the longest river in the United States. It is the main tributary of the Mississippi River.
Murray River a river in southeastern Australia.
Niger River a long river in western Africa that begins in Guinea and flows through Mali and Niger. It then flows along the border between Niger and Benin, through Nigeria, and finally into the Atlantic Ocean. It is an extremely important water source in the region.
Nile River an African river, generally considered to be the longest in the world, flowing from Uganda northward to the Mediterranean Sea.
Orinoco River a major river of South America that starts near the Venezuelan border with Brazil, flows across Venezuela, then along the border with Colombia, and finally empties into the Atlantic Ocean.
Paraguay River a large river in South America that begins in southwestern Brazil, flows through Paraguay and along its border with Argentina. Finally, it joins the Paraná River at the southwestern tip of Paraguay.
Paraná River a major river in South America that starts in Brazil and flows mostly south. The Paraná River eventually joins a river called the Uruguay and empties into the Atlantic Ocean at the border between the countries of Argentina and Uruguay.
Tigris River a river that begins in eastern Turkey and flows through Syria and Iraq. In southeastern Iraq, the river joins the Euphrates River and eventually empties into the Persian Gulf.