The River Nile drains into the Mediterranean Sea. It is the longest river on the African continent and in the world. 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 »

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, 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 »

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 »

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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 »

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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 »