The Nile River was critical to the development of ancient Egypt. In addition to Egypt, the Nile runs through or along the border of 10 other African countries, namely, Burundi, Tanzania, Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Uganda, Sudan, Ethiopia, and South Sudan.
What are 3 rivers in Africa?
The four major rivers of Africa are the Nile (4,160 miles), the Congo (2,900 miles), the Niger (2,590 miles), and the Zambesi (1,700 miles). The Nile River is the longest river in the world.
Is the Congo river Dirty?
The pollution does accumulate; still the river remains relatively clean compared to countries which still dump their combined sewage, chemical wastes, and other hazardous materials in their rivers.
What is the biggest river in the world?
- Nile: 4,132 miles.
- Amazon: 4,000 miles.
- Yangtze: 3,915 miles.