How Many Rivers Are There in the World?

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There are 165 major rivers in the world. The number for smaller ones could be somewhere in the thousands. A river is a natural watercourse, usually freshwater, flowing towards an ocean, a lake, a sea, or another river.
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There are 165 rivers in the world. The rest are minor rivers and tributaries. Rivers are an important part of our ecosystem as a source of water, food, transportation, defence, energy, and last, but certainly not least, recreation.
There are 165 major rivers in the world. The number for smaller ones could be somewhere in the thousands. Some of the rivers are not even counted because of their size.
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