The Nile River flows from south of the equator northward through northeastern Africa and drains into the Mediterranean Sea. Measuring approximately 4,132 miles, the Nile is the longest river in the world. More » Geography Bodies of Water

The Nile River is located in the continent of Africa, and it flows through the countries of Ethiopia, Uganda, Egypt, Burundi and Sudan. The Nile River is the longest river in the world, at 4,160 miles, or 6,670 kilometer... More »

The Nile Delta marks the location in northern Egypt where the Nile River empties into the Mediterranean Sea. Because most rivers deposit silt in the shape of a triangle, resembling the Greek letter delta, the mouth of a ... More »

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The Nile River has had five stages in its evolution, with the first being the Eonile that formed approximately 5 million years ago, coinciding with the drying up of the Mediterranean Sea during the Miocene period. The ot... More »

The Nile River, one of the longest river systems in the world, begins with six cataracts that flow into a narrow valley-river section, then spreads out into the marshy Nile Delta near the Mediterranean Sea. Up to 90 perc... More »

Africa's Nile River flows northward, emptying into the Mediterranean Sea. The Nile's two main tributaries are the Blue and White Nile Rivers, which originate in Ethiopia and Eretria's highlands and the Equatorial Lakes R... More »

The Nile River's most distant source is the Kagera River in Burundi and it empties into the Mediterranean Sea in northern Egypt. The Nile River is considered the longest river in the world at about 4,180 miles or 6,695 k... More » Geography Bodies of Water