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The Danube

                                The Danube River flows through nine countries in central and
                                eastern Europe: Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia,
                                Serbia, Bulgaria, Romania, and Ukraine. It runs about 1,770
                                miles from the Black Forest Mountains in Germany to the
                                Black Sea. It’s Europe’s second longest river.

        River Nile              Volga                                                                       Yangtze

  Located in north eastern      The Volga River, located in                                                 The Yangtze River is the third longest river in the
Africa, The river Nile, is the  Russia, is the longest river                                                world at 3,917 miles, and it flows through nine of
                                in Europe. It flows 2,294                                                   China’s providences. It’s the longest river in Asia
  longest river in the world    miles from the Valdai Hills                                                 and runs from the Tanggula Mountain Range to
  at about 4,132 miles, the     and into the Caspian Sea.                                                   the East China Sea in Shanghai.
river flows through eleven      The river is often frozen
                                for about three months        The Ganges                                    Mekong
        countries! Then into    in the winter. When it’s
           the Indian Ocean.    not frozen, the river is an   The Ganges River is 1,569 miles long.         Located in Southeast Asia, the
                                important waterway in         It starts in the Gangotri Glacier in the      Mekong River flows from the
                                Russia.                       Himalayan Mountains, flowing across India     Tibetan Plateau to the Mekong
                                                              and Bangladesh into the Bay of Bengal.        Delta and into the South China
                                                                                                            Sea. The river flows through
                                                                                                            countries including China,
                                                                                                            Burma, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam,
                                                                                                            and Cambodia.

                                The Zambezi                                                                                                                      8

                                The Zambezi River is the fourth longest river in Africa and its longest
                                east-flowing river. It runs through six African countries: Zambia, Angola,
                                Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique.The river travels 1,599
                                miles from North Zambia to Mozambique, then into the Indian Ocean.
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