The Volga River is the longest river in Europe. The river is 2,290 miles long and is located entirely in Russia. It begins in the Valdai Hills near Rzhev and flows south to the Caspian Sea.
The Volga River is considered the national river of Russia. Eleven of Russia's large cities are located in the Volga Basin, including Moscow. The river drains most of the western region of Russia and is a major source of power and irrigation. Its waterways connects Moscow to seas such as the Baltic Sea and Black Sea. The river's delta has over 500 channels and smaller rivers, and it is considered the largest estuary in Europe.Learn More
The longest river in the world is the Nile River. It stretches from near the equator in Eastern Africa and flows north for 4,100 miles before draining into the Mediterranean sea.Full Answer >
The longest river in the world is the Nile. It is 4,160 miles long and is located in northeastern Africa. It passes through eleven countries including Uganda, Ethiopia and the Republic of Congo and is the primary water source for Egypt and Sudan.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 Ganges River, or Ganga, is the longest river in India. It flows for 1,560 miles, or 2,510 kilometers. The Ganges River is the holiest river in Hinduism.Full Answer >