Is the Amazon River longer or shorter than the Nile?
Shorter - Nile - about 4,135 miles Amazon - about 3,980 miles
The river amazon is a river in South America. It is the largest river in the world in terms of the amount of water it discharges into the sea. It is slightly shorter in length than the River Nile although various experts on rivers appear to have trouble working out exactly where the rivers start. That means that it might be longer than the Nile depending on which data is accepted.
(1)The Nile River is the longest river of the wolrd. Its length is 7,088 km. The Amazon River is the second longest river of the world. Its length is 6,575 km. The Nile River is 513 km or 319 miles longer than the Amazon River. SOURCE: S. Liu, P. Lu, D. Liu, P. Jin, W. Wang, Pinpointing the sources and measuring the lengths of the principal rivers of the world, International Journal of Digital Earth…
The biggest river in the world is Nile in Africa wich is 7,088 km long, while the Amazon river is the second of 6436 kilometers long. South America's Amazon River is the world's largest because it carries more water to the sea than any other river. There is only one 'biggest' river. However you need to define what you mean by biggest. It could mean the longest or, as stated above, the one with the…
I was informed that the worlds longest river is again considered the Amazon. Before it was the Missouri / Mississippi, and the African river Nile - from Ethiopia, via Sudan and entering the Mediterranean Sea in Alexandria / Egypt - in third place. There was a new contributary to the Amazon found, making this river over hundred miles longer, and with this 65, miles longer than the Nile or the Missisippi.
The longest river is the Nile in Africa at 6650 km. That is 250 kms. longer that the Amazon. However, the largest river system is the Amazon of South America with a total drainage area of 7,050,000 square Kms. That is more than double that of the Nile. The total discharge volume of the Amazon is 219,000 cubic meters per second versus 5100 cubic meters per second for the Nile.