The River Thames flows through London, measuring 215 miles long. The river's source is at the Cotswolds Hill in Thameshead, and it empties into the Atlantic Ocean.Continue Reading
There is an ongoing dispute as to the actual length of the River Thames. Official data from the Ordnance Survey map shows the source of the river near the Kemble Village in the Cotswolds. However, some locals believe that the Thames begins at Seven Springs, adding another 14 miles to the river.
There are more than 200 bridges built across the River Thames. One of the famous landmarks in the English capital, the London Bridge spans 870 feet.Learn more about Bodies of Water
According to About.com, the length of the Ganges is 1,569 miles. The river's source is where the Bhagirathi river emerges from the Gangotri Glacier in the Himalayas; the Ganges forms where the Bhagirathi meets the Alaknanda river.Full Answer >
The city of London, England has an area of 611 square miles and a population of 8,416,535 as of 2014. It is the capital city of both England and the United Kingdom.Full Answer >
The longest river in Italy is the Po River, which flows over 405 miles from its source in the Val Po of the northern Italian Cottian Alps to its outflow in the Adriatic Sea near Venice. It begins at 6,900 feet above sea level and discharges at sea level.Full Answer >
The Ohio River is approximately 981 miles in length. It begins in Pittsburgh and ends in Cairo, Ill., emptying into the Mississippi River. The Ohio River either travels through or borders the states of Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.Full Answer >