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Marico River

The Marico River or Madikwe is a river in Southern Africa. There are a number of dams in its basin. Groot Marico town is named after the Marico River. After it is joined on its right bank by the Crocodile River it is known as the Limpopo River.

Medjerda River

The Medjerda River, the classical Bagrada, is a river in North Africa flowing from northeast Algeria through Tunisia before emptying into the Gulf of Tunis and Lake of Tunis. With a length of 450 km, it is the longest river of Tunisia. It is also ...

Molopo River

The Molopo River is one of the main rivers in Southern Africa. It has a length of approximately 960 kilometres and a catchment area of 367.201 km 2 with Botswana, Namibia and South Africa sharing roughly about a third of the basin each.

Mono River

The Mono River is the major river of eastern Togo. About 400 km in length 250 miles, and draining the pool of about 20.000 km 2 7.700 sq Mi, it rises between the cities of sokodé and the border with Benin, and flows South. Along the southern side ...

Mwenezi River

Mwenezi River is a major tributary of the Limpopo River. The Mwenezi River starts up in south central Zimbabwe and flows south-east along what is known as the Mwenezi River Valley that bisects the district into two sectors. The river is found in ...

Blue Nile

The Blue Nile to Ethiopians, Arabic: النيل الأزرق ‎, transliterated: an-Nīl al-Azraq) is a river originating at Lake Tana in Ethiopia. With the White Nile, it is one of the two major tributaries of the Nile. The Blue Nile supplies about 80% of th ...

Ogooue River

The Ogooue, some 1.200 kilometres long, is the principal river of Gabon in west central Africa and the fourth largest river in Africa by volume of discharge, trailing only the Congo, Niger and Zambezi. Its watershed drains nearly the entire count ...

Pende River

The Pende River is a river in central Africa. It arises in Ouham-Pende in the Central African Republic and flows north, forming a short part of the international boundary between the Central African Republic and Chad. It eventually merges with th ...

Pibor River

The Pibor River is a river in eastern South Sudan, which defines part of South Sudans border with Ethiopia. From its source near Pibor Post it flows north for about 320 kilometres, joining the Baro River to form the Sobat River, which is a tribut ...

Saint John River (Liberia)

The Saint John River is one of the six main rivers in the West African nation of Liberia. With its headwaters in neighboring Guinea, the river flows generally southwest through Liberia and empties into the Atlantic Ocean at Bassa Cove near Edina ...

Saint Paul River

The Saint Paul River is a river of western Africa. Its headwaters are in southeastern Guinea. Its upper portion in Guinea is known as the Diani River or Niandi River, and forms part of the boundary between Guinea and Liberia. The river then enter ...

Sankarani River

The Sankarani River is a tributary of the Niger River. Flowing northward from the Fouta Djallon highlands of Guinea, it crosses into southern Mali, where it joins the Niger approximately 40 kilometres upstream of Bamako, the capital of Mali. It f ...

Save River (Africa)

The Save River, or Sabi River is a 400 mi river of southeastern Africa, flowing through Zimbabwe and Mozambique. The river has its source in Zimbabwe, some 80 km south of Harare, then flows south and then east, from the Zimbabwean highveld to its ...

Senegal River

The Senegal River is a 1.086 km long river in West Africa that forms the border between Senegal and Mauritania.

Shashe River

The Shashe River is a major left-bank tributary of the Limpopo River in Zimbabwe. It rises northwest of Francistown, Botswana and flows into the Limpopo River where Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa meet. The confluence is at the site of the Gr ...

Akhurian River

The Akhurian, Akhuriyan, Akhuryan or Akhouryan, or Arpachay is a river in the South Caucasus. It originates in Armenia and flows from Lake Arpi, along the closed border with Turkey, forming part of the geographic border between the two states, un ...

Alazani

The Alazani is a river that flows through the Caucasus. It is the main tributary of the Kura in eastern Georgia, and flows for 351 kilometres. Part of its path forms the border between Georgia and Azerbaijan, before it meets the Kura at the Mingə ...

Arpa (river)

The Arpa is a river that flows through Armenia and Azerbaijans Nakhichevan exclave. It originates in the Vayots Dzor province of Armenia and is as a left tributary of the Aras. It runs through many cities and towns and is mainly known for its bea ...

Arun River, China–Nepal

The Arun River is a trans-boundary river and is part of the Kosi or Sapt Koshi river system in Nepal. It originates in Tibet Autonomous Region of the Peoples Republic of China where it is called the Phung Chu or Bum-chu.

Atrai River

Atrai River flows in West Bengal and northern parts of Bangladesh. This article refers to Atreyee or Atrai river. For other articles regarding Atreyee see Atreyee disambiguation. For the video game company, see Atari In ancient times the river wa ...

Babai River

The Babai River originates in and completely drains Inner Terai Dang Valley of Mid-Western Nepal. Dang is an oval valley between the Mahabharat Range and Siwalik Hills in its eponymous district. Dang was anciently home to indigenous Tharu people ...

Bagmati River

The Bagmati River runs through the Kathmandu Valley of Nepal and separates Kathmandu from Patan. It is considered holy by both Hindus and Buddhists. A number of Hindu temples are located on its banks. The importance of Bagmati also lies in the fa ...

Balikh River

The Balikh River is a perennial river that originates in the spring of Ayn al-Arus in Syria. It flows due south and joins the Euphrates at the modern town of Raqqa. After the Khabur River, the Balikh is the largest tributary to the Euphrates on S ...

Bartang River

The Bartang river is a river of Central Asia, tributary to the Panj river and consequently to the Amu-Darya. In its upper reaches, it is known as the Murghab River and Aksu River, it flows in the Wakhan in Afghanistan, then in the Roshan District ...

Bhote Koshi

The Bhote Koshi is the upper river course of the Sun Kosi, known as Poiqu in Tibet. It is part of the Koshi River system in Nepal. Western tributary of the upper Dudh also called Kosi Bhat.

Çoruh river

The Çoruh River rises in the Mescit Mountains in north-eastern Turkey, flows through the cities of Bayburt, Ispir, Yusufeli, and Artvin, along the Kelkit-Çoruh Fault, before flowing into Georgia, where it reaches the Black Sea just south of Batum ...

Dharla River

The Dharla River is one of Bangladeshs trans-boundary rivers. It originates in the Himalayas where it is known as the Jaldhaka River, and then it flows through the Jalpaiguri and Cooch Behar districts of West Bengal, India, one of the seven main ...

Diyala River

The Diyala River, is a river and tributary of the Tigris. It is formed by the confluence of Sirwan river and Tanjero river in Darbandikhan Dam in the Sulaymaniyah Governorate of Northern Iraq. It covers a total distance of 445 km.

Great Zab

The Great Zab or Upper Zab, Kurdish: Zêy Badinan ‎ or Zêyê Mezin, Turkish: Zap, Syriac: ܙܒܐ ܥܠܝܐ ‎) is an approximately 400-kilometre long river flowing through Turkey and Iraq. It rises in Turkey near Lake Van and joins the Tigris in Iraq south ...

Ichamati River

Ichamati River, is a trans-boundary river which flows through India and Bangladesh and also forms the boundary between the two countries. The river is facing the problem of siltation leading to thin flow of water in the dry season and floods in t ...

Imjin River

The Imjin River or Rimjin River is the 7th largest river in Korea. It flows from north to south, crossing the Demilitarized Zone and joining the Han River downstream of Seoul, near the Yellow Sea. The river is not the namesake of the Imjin Waeran ...

Irtysh River

The Irtysh River is a river in Russia, China, and Kazakhstan. It is the chief tributary of the Ob River and is also longest tributary river in the world. The source of the river in the Mongolian Altai and Dzungaria in Northern Xinjiang Uygur Auto ...

Jaldhaka River

The Jaldhaka River, also known as Dichu River in earlier times, is a trans-boundary river with a length of 192 kilometres that originates from the Kupup or Bitang Lake in southeastern Sikkim in the eastern Himalayas and flows through Bhutan and t ...

Kamala River

The Kamala originates from Churia Range near Maithan which is near Sindhuliagarhi in Sindhuli District of Nepal at an elevation of 1.200 metres 3.900 ft. It flows in a southerly direction crossing Kamala Khoj area and after passing through a gorg ...

Kankai River

The Kankai River (Nepali: कन्काई नदी, is a trans-boundary river flowing through Ilam and Jhapa in north to south direction of Nepal. Holy river of millions of Hindu Devotees living throughout Nepal. Passes through the hills of Ilam and plains of ...

Karatoya River

Karatoya River, a small stream in Rajshahi Division of Bangladesh, was once a large and sacred river. A channel of it presently flows by the ancient ruins of Mahasthangarh in Bogra District. The Karatoya mahatmya bears testimony to its past great ...

Kherlen River

The river has its origin in the south slopes of the Khentii mountains, near the Burkhan Khaldun mountain in the Khan Khentii Strictly Protected Area, about 180 km northeast of Ulaanbaatar. This area is the watershed between the arctic Tuul River ...

Kok River

The river originates in the Daen Lao Range, Shan State, Myanmar. It flows eastwards across the Myanmar-Thailand border, crossing at the Thai border town of Tha Ton Thai: ท่าตอน, also spelled "Thaton". It flows to Mae Ai District, Chiang Mai Provi ...

Kura (Caspian Sea)

The Kura is an east-flowing river south of the Greater Caucasus Mountains which drains the southern slopes of the Greater Caucasus east into the Caspian Sea. It also drains the north side of the Lesser Caucasus while its main tributary, the Aras ...

Kuri Chhu

The Kuri Chhu, also known as the Lhozhag Xung Qu or Norbu Lag Qu, is a major river of eastern Bhutan, that has formed a scenic valley with high peaks and steep hills. Kuri Chhu is a tributary of the Manas River system, which is the largest river ...

Little Zab

The Little Zab or Lower Zab originates in Iran and joins the Tigris just south of Al Zab in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. The river is approximately 400 kilometres long and drains an area of about 22.000 square kilometres. The river is fed by rai ...

Mahananda River

The Mahananda River is a trans-boundary river that flows through the Indian states of West Bengal and Bihar, and Bangladesh.

Mechi River

The Mechi originates in the Mahabharat Range in Nepal. It flows through Nepal, forms the boundary between India and Nepal and then flows through the Indian state of Bihar to join the Mahananda in Kishanganj district. There are the Quays left Bank ...

Muhuri River

Muhuri is a transnational river between India and Bangladesh. Rising in Tripura, it flows into Bangladesh where it merges with the Feni near the latters mouth to the Bay of Bengal. The Muhuri is also known as the Little Feni.

Naryn River

The Naryn River rises in the Tian Shan mountains in Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia, flowing west through the Fergana Valley into Uzbekistan. Here it merges with the Kara Darya River to form the Syr Darya. It is 807 kilometres long and has an annual flo ...

Noel Besi River

Noel Besi River is a river flowing in the west part of Timor island and forms part of the border between the East Timor exclave of Oecussi and Indonesian West Timor. It flows north into the Sawu Sea. Located 1900 km east of the Indonesian capital ...

Orontes River

The Orontes or Asi is a 571-kilometer-long river in Western Asia which begins in Lebanon, flowing northwards through Syria before entering the Mediterranean Sea near Samandağ in Turkey. As the main river of the ancient region of the Levant, the O ...

Piyain River

Piyain River a trans-boundary river of India and Bangladesh. It is a tributary of the Surma river, which is originates from the Umgat river of Assam. The river enters Bangladesh through Sylhet district.

Queiq

The Queiq, with many variant spellings, anciently known as the Belus and Chalos, and also known in English as the Aleppo River, is a river and valley of the Aleppo Governorate, Syria and Turkey. It is a 129 kilometres -long river that flows throu ...

Raidāk River

The Raidāk River, also called Wang Chhu or Wong Chhu in Bhutan, is a tributary of the River Brahmaputra, and a trans-boundary river. It flows through Bhutan, India and Bangladesh.