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Why did most ancient civilizations develop near rivers?

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Most ancient civilizations needed the fertile land, food sources (water-based fowl, fish, etc.), and trading opportunities found near rivers to support their community. Over time, commerce and population would grow, and with it would develop a full-fledged civilization. They could then use their clever location to defend themselves from attackers, to reach other main hubs of civilization to trade, and to establish a navy. hi guys
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