The Amazon River is one of the longest rivers in world, measuring between 3,903 and 4,195 miles long. It is up to 6.8 miles wide during the dry season and 24.8 miles wide during the rainy season. More »

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The Amazon River supplies more fresh water to the world’s oceans than any other river. It also has the more tributaries than any other river and the world’s largest watershed. Though a National Geographic article publish... More »

The Amazon River and its tributaries run through Peru, Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Colombia and Brazil. The river is approximately 4,000 miles long, making it the world's second longest river after the Nile. It is the l... More »

The width of the Amazon River varies from only 1 mile in some places during the dry season to as much as 30 miles in the wet season. The mouth of the Amazon where it meets the Atlantic Ocean is more than 250 miles wide. More »

The Amazon River supplies more fresh water to the world’s oceans than any other river. It also has the more tributaries than any other river and the world’s largest watershed. Though a National Geographic article publish... More »

The Amazon River has an estimated 1,100 tributaries, which provide approximately one-sixth of the freshwater that drains into the world's oceans, according to WWF Global. The source of the Amazon River is Carhuastana and... More »

The longest river in Africa is the Nile River, which a runs a total distance of 4,160 miles. The Nile River is also the longest river in the world. More »