25 Longest Rivers In The World
20. Purus River
The Purus is a tributary of the Amazon River in South America. Its drainage basin is 63,166 km2 (24,389 sq mi), and the mean discharge is 8,400 mÂ³/s.
15. Murray River
The Murray River is Australia’s longest river. At 2,375 kilometres (1,476 mi) in length, the Murray rises in the Australian Alps and, for most of its length, meanders across Australia’s inland plains before reaching the ocean at Lake Alexandrina.
10. Amur River
The Amur, or Heilong Jiang, is the world’s tenth longest river, forming the border between the Russian Far East and Northeastern China (Inner Manchuria).
5. Yenisei River
Yenisei, also written as Yenisey, is the largest river system flowing to the Arctic Ocean. Rising in Mongolia, it follows a northerly course to the Yenisei Gulf in the Kara Sea, draining a large part of central Siberia, the longest stream following the Yenisei-Angara-Selenga-Ider river system.