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River Length (km) Length (miles) Drainage area (km²) Average discharge (m³/s) Outflow Reference
Amazon 7,062 4,391 6,915,000 219,000 Atlantic Ocean [1]
Congo 4,371 2,716 3,680,000 41,800 Atlantic Ocean [1]
Ganges-Brahmaputra 2,948 1,832 1,500,000 33,470 Bay of Bengal [2]
Orinoco 2,140 1,330 880,000 33,000 Atlantic Ocean [1]
Yangtze
(Chang Jiang)
6,380 3,964 1,800,000 31,900 East China Sea [1]
Rio Negro 2,230 1,390 691,000 29,300 Amazon
Paraná
(Río de la Plata)
3,998 2,484 3,100,000 25,700 Atlantic Ocean [1]
Yenisei - Angara - Selenga 5,550 3,449 2,580,000 19,600 Kara Sea [1]
Lena 4,260 2,647 2,490,000 17,100 Laptev Sea [1]
Madeira - Mamoré 3,239 2,013 850,000 17,000 Amazon [3]
Mississippi - Missouri 6,270 3,896 2,980,000 16,200 Gulf of Mexico [1]
Mekong 4,023 2,500 810,000 16,000 South China Sea [1]
Pearl - Xi Jiang
(West) (Si Kang)
2,200 1,376 437,000 13,600 South China Sea [1]
Tocantins 2,699 1,677 1,400,000 13,598 Atlantic Ocean, Amazon [4]
Ayeyarwady 2,170 1,348 411,000 13,000 Andaman Sea [1]
Ob' - Irtysh 5,410 3,449 2,990,000 12,800 Gulf of Ob [1]
Amur
(Heilong)
4,352 2,714 1,855,000 11,400 Sea of Okhotsk [1]
Caroní 952 595 95,000 10,850 Orinoco river
Mackenzie - Peace - Finlay 4,241 2,635 1,790,000 10,300 Beaufort Sea [1]
Saint Lawrence - Great Lakes 3,058 1,900 1,030,000 10,100 Gulf of Saint Lawrence [1]
Niger 4,167 2,589 2,090,000 9,570 Atlantic Ocean [1]
Volga 3,692 2,294 1,380,000 8,060 Caspian Sea
Sepik 1,126 700 80,321 8,000 Bismarck Sea
Columbia 2,000 1,243 668,000 7,500 Pacific Ocean
Danube 2,860 1,777 817,000 7,130 Black Sea
Pechora 1,809 1,124 289,532 3,949 Barents Sea
Fraser River 1,375 854 220,000 3,475 Pacific Ocean
Northern Dvina River 744 462 357,052 3,332 White Sea [1]
Nile River 6,650 4,132 3,400,000 2,830 Mediterranean Sea [1]
Rhine 1,320 820 170,002 2,290 North Sea [5]
Salween 2,815 1,749 320,000 1,614 Andaman Sea
Douro 927 576 97,682 714 Atlantic Ocean [6]
Okavango River 1,600 1,000 530,000 475 (350-1000 m³/s) Okavango Delta
Tagus 1087 675 80,600 444 Atlantic Ocean [6]
Ebro 910 565 80,093 426 Mediterranean Sea [7]
Minho 300 186 17,081 380 Atlantic Ocean [6]
Sebou River 458 284 40,000 137 Atlantic Ocean
Guadiana 829 516 66,800 85 Atlantic Ocean [6]
River Thames 346 215 12,935 65.8 North Sea

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