Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|The course of what major Russian river begins near the city of Kazan and flows past the former Stalingrad?||Rivers Around the World
Volga . Former Stalingrad is now reinstated its old name - Volgograd.
Amazon. The Nile is the longest river in the world, but through the Amazon flows the most amount of water.
Tiber . Romulus and Remus built their majestic city on the banks of the Tiber, which would later form a majestic empire.
Thames. The Seine flows through Paris, France's capital. The Thames flows through London, and many famous bridges have been built over it.
Mississippi. Crossing the Mississippi River and exploring the land there was a major part of the Lewis and Clark expedition.
Nile. A 2006 survey discovered that it is even longer than previously estimated.
|Along with the Tigris, what other river forms Mesopotamia and empties into the Persian Gulf? ||Rivers Around the World
Euphrates. Found in modern-day Iraq, these rivers form the lifeblood of the Persian Gulf.
Jordan River. The Jordan River is merely 223 miles or 359 kilometers long. Its most famous crossing is on the road from Jerusalem to Allenby Bridge and it is the shortest way between Jerusalem and Amman.
Gulf of Mexico. The Rio Grande is 1,885 miles or 3,034 kilometers long. It begins in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado.
Yangtze River. The Yangtze River is 3,915 miles or 6,300 kilometers long, it is also the third longest river in the world.
Caspian Sea. It is 2,300 miles or 3,688 kilometers long, and flows past Volgagrad, Kazan and Kirov.
Yalu. The Korean name for the Yalu River is Amnok.
Ganges. The Hindus of India believe that the cremated ashes of loved ones must be placed in the Ganges river to ensure reincarnation. It is 1,560 miles (2,510 kilometers) long.
Turkey. It is measured at 1,180 miles long and ends at Shatt-al-Arab
Asia. It is the tenth longest river in the world and is in Russia.
Atlantic . The Amazon is world's second longest river. It is the world's biggest river in terms of volume. It rises in northern Peru and flows through northern Brazil to the Atlantic.
Black Sea. The Danube was made famous by Johann Strauss' 'Blue Danube Waltz'
Pacific . The Columbia, which rises in British Columbia, Canada, flows through Washington state and, for, the last part of its course forms the boundary between Washington and Oregon. It has many dams, including the Grand Coulee Dam.
Atlantic . This central African river is 2,900 miles long.
Bay of Bengal. The Ganges, which is sacred to Hindus, rises in the Himalayas and runs through Indian and Bangladesh.
Mediterranean . The Nile is the longest river in the world at 4,150 miles.
Caspian Sea. The Volga is Europe's longest river and, like the Rhine, a very important waterway. It also connects to the Baltic by canals and other rivers.
North Sea. The Rhine is a very important commercial river in Europe.
Gulf of Mexico. For part of the Rio Grande's course this 1885 mile long river, is the boundary between USA and Mexico.
|On what river is Louisville located?||Rivers 2
Ohio. Flows from Pittsburgh to the Mississippi at Cairo Illinois.
|Africa's Zambezi and Limpopo rivers empty into which ocean?||Rivers 2
|What is the name of Rome's river?||Rivers 2
Tiber. The third longest river in Italy.