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What is the longest river on each continent?

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February 22, 2017 4:16PM

The longest rivers on each Continent are:

  • Asia: Yangtze (Chang Jiang)- 6,300 km (3,915 miles). Located in east-central China.
  • Africa: Nile, 6,650 km (4,135 miles). Located in north-east Africa.
  • South America: Amazon, 6,400 km (4000 miles). Located in northern South America
  • North America: Mississippi, 6,275 km (3,902 miles). Located in the central USA
  • Australia: Darling, 2,739 km (1701 miles). Located in eastern Australia.
  • Antarctica: Onyx, 30 km (18.64 miles), a glacial melt, temporary river. Located in Victoria Land.
  • Europe: Volga, 3692 km (2,294 miles). Located in Russia.