The Nile River is approximately 4,135 feet in length. At it widest points, the river can stretch across two miles. The only other river to rival the size of the Nile is the Amazon River located in South America. More »

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The Nile river is close to 4,300 miles long, reaching a maximum width of 2 miles. It is generally accepted as the longest river in the world. The Nile river flows through Northeastern Africa and the countries of Kenya, E... More »

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The Nile River reaches a maximum width of two miles. The Nile can be found in northeastern Africa and is considered to be the world's longest river. The total length of the Nile River is approximately 4,200 miles. More »

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The Nile River begins just south of the Equator, flows northward through Egypt, Sudan, Uganda, Ethiopia, Zaire, the Sahara Desert, Kenya, Tanzania, Eritrea, Burundi, and Rwanda and ends at the Mediterranean Sea after flo... More »

The six cataracts of the Nile River are shallow stretches where boulders break up the water like white water rapids. Counting from north to south, the first is located in Egypt, and the rest are located in Sudan. In geog... More »

The Nile River travels through 10 countries in Africa, including Eritrea, Kenya, Burundi, Uganda, Congo, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Sudan, Egypt and Rwanda. In total, the river spans approximately 4,132 miles. More »

The Nile River flows north because north is downhill for the topography of the region where the Nile is located. Contrary to popular belief, there is no pull within the earth that causes rivers to flow south. Also contra... More »