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Which is the longest river or river system in the world?



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The length of the Nile river is 7,088 km (4,405 miles). It is the longest river of the world.

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, Volume 2, Issue 1 March 2009 , pages 80 - 87,DOI: 10.1080/17538940902746082