List of rivers by length

River Length (km)
1 Nile – Kagera[n 1] 6,650
(6,853)
2 Amazon – Ucayali – Apurímac[n 1] 6,400
(6,992)
3 Yangtze
(Chang Jiang) 6,300
(6,418)
4 Mississippi–Missouri–Jefferson 6,275
5 Yenisei–Angara–Selenge 5,539
6 Yellow River
(Huang He) 5,464
7 Ob–Irtysh 5,410
8 Paraná – Río de la Plata
[8] 4,880
9 Congo–Chambeshi
(Zaïre) 4,700
10 Amur–Argun
(Heilong Jiang) 4,444
11 Lena 4,400
12 Mekong
(Lancang Jiang) 4,350
13 Mackenzie–Peace–Finlay 4,241
14 Niger 4,200
15 Murray–Darling 3,672[9]
16 Tocantins–Araguaia 3,650
17 Volga 3,645
18 Shatt al-Arab – Euphrates 3,596
19 Madeira–Mamoré–Grande–Caine–Rocha 3,380
20 Purús 3,211
21 Yukon 3,185
22 Indus 3,180
23 São Francisco 3,180*
(2,900)
24 Syr Darya – Naryn 3,078
25 Salween
(Nu Jiang) 3,060
26 Saint Lawrence – Niagara – Detroit – Saint Clair – Saint Marys – Saint Louis 3,058
27 Rio Grande 3,057
(2,896)
28 Lower Tunguska 2,989
29 Brahmaputra–Tsangpo 2,948*
30 Danube–Breg

(Duna) 2,888*
31 Zambezi
(Zambesi) 2,693*
32 Vilyuy 2,650
33 Araguaia 2,627
34 Ganges–Hooghly–Padma

(Ganga) 2,620[12]
35 Amu Darya — Panj 2,620
36 Japurá
(Rio Yapurá) 2,615*
37 Nelson–Saskatchewan 2,570
38 Paraguay
(Rio Paraguay) 2,549
39 Kolyma 2,513
40 Pilcomayo 2,500
41 Upper Ob — Katun 2,490
42 Ishim 2,450
43 Juruá 2,410
44 Ural 2,428
45 Arkansas 2,348
46 Olenyok 2,292
47 Dnieper 2,287
48 Aldan 2,273
49 Ubangi–Uele[14] 2,270
50 Negro 2,250
51 Columbia 2,250 (1,953)
52 Colorado (western U.S.) 2,333
53 Pearl – Zhu Jiang 2,200
54 Red (USA) 2,188
55 Ayeyarwady
(Irrawaddy) 2,170
56 Kasai 2,153
57 Ohio–Allegheny 2,102
58 Orinoco 2,101
59 Tarim 2,100
60 Xingu 2,100
61 Orange 2,092
62 Northern Salado 2,010
63 Vitim 1,978
64 Tigris 1,950
65 Songhua 1,927
66 Tapajós 1,900
67 Don 1,870
68 Stony Tunguska 1,865
69 Pechora 1,809
70 Kama 1,805
71 Limpopo 1,800
72 Guaporé (Itenez) 1,749
73 Indigirka 1,726
74 Snake 1,670
75 Senegal 1,641
76 Uruguay 1,610
77 Murrumbidgee River 1,600
77 Blue Nile 1,600
77 Churchill 1,600
77 Khatanga 1,600
77 Okavango 1,600
77 Volta 1,600
83 Beni 1,599
84 Platte 1,594
85 Tobol 1,591
86 Jubba–Shebelle 1,580*
87 Içá (Putumayo) 1,575
88 Magdalena 1,550
89 Han 1,532
90 Oka 1,500
91 Pecos 1,490
92 Upper Yenisei — Little Yenisei (Kaa-Hem) 1,480
93 Godavari 1,465
94 Colorado (Texas) 1,438
95 Río Grande (Guapay) 1,438
96 Belaya 1,420
97 Cooper–Barcoo 1,420
98 Marañón 1,415
99 Dniester 1,411 (1,352)
100 Benue 1,400
100 Ili
(Yili) 1,400
100 Warburton–Georgina 1,400
103 Sutlej 1,372
104 Yamuna 1,370
105 Vyatka 1,370
106 Fraser 1,368
107 Mtkvari (Kura) 1,364
108 Grande 1,360
109 Brazos 1,352
110 Cauca 1,350
111 Liao 1,345
112 Yalong 1,323
113 Iguaçu 1,320
113 Olyokma 1,320
115 Northern Dvina – Sukhona 1,302
116 Krishna 1,300
116 Iriri 1,300
117 Narmada 1,289
118 Lomami[15] 1,280
119 Ottawa 1,271
120 Zeya 1,242
121 Juruena 1,240
122 Upper Mississippi 1,236
123 Rhine 1,233
124 Athabasca 1,231
124 Elbe–Vltava 1,252
126 Canadian 1,223
127 North Saskatchewan 1,220
128 Draa 1,218
129 Vaal 1,210
130 Shire 1,200
131 Nen
(Nonni) 1,190
132 Kızıl River 1,182
133 Green 1,175
134 Milk 1,173
135 Chindwin 1,158
136 Sankuru 1,150
137 Red (Asia) 1,149
138 James (Dakotas) 1,143
139 Kapuas 1,143
140 Desna 1,130
140 Helmand 1,130
140 Madre de Dios 1,130
140 Tietê 1,130
140 Vychegda 1,130
145 Sepik 1,126
146 Cimarron 1,123
147 Anadyr 1,120
147 Paraíba do Sul 1,120
149 Jialing River 1,119
150 Liard 1,115
151 Cumberland 1,105
152 White 1,102
153 Huallaga 1,100
153 Kwango 1,100
155 Gambia 1,094
156 Chenab 1,086
157 Yellowstone 1,080
158 Ghaghara 1,080
159 Huai River 1,078
160 Aras 1,072
161 Chu River 1,067
162 Seversky Donets 1,078 (1,053)
163 Bermejo 1,050
164 Fly 1,050
165 Guaviare 1,050
166 Kuskokwim 1,050
167 Tennessee 1,049
168 Vistula 1,047
169 Aruwimi[15] 1,030
170 Daugava 1,020
171 Gila 1,015
172 Loire 1,012
173 Essequibo 1,010
174 Khoper 1,010
175 Tagus
(Tajo/Tejo) 1,006

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