What is the longest river in the world?
The Nile is a major north-flowing river in northeastern Africa, generally regarded as the longest river in the world. It is 4,258 miles long and runs through the ten countries of Sudan, South Sudan, Burundi, Rwanda, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda and Egypt. The Nile, a north-flowing river in Africa, is among the world’s longest waterways, famed for its ancient history and archaeological sites. The fertile Upper Nile gave rise to early Egyptian civilization and is still home to the Great Pyramids and Sphinx of Giza near Cairo.