Nature constantly astonishes us with the beauty of its majestic mountains, thick forests and wild animals. It is also rivers that amaze us with their narrow beds, canyons they have been curving for years or waterfalls they form on their way to the sea.
Explore our gallery and meet some of the most spectacular rivers of the world.
#1 The Gui Jiang river flows across the south China. It’s 437 kilometers long
#2 The Soča flows across Slovenia and Italy. During World War 1 severe battles were fought in its valley
#3 The Odeleite river. Its spring is located in Portuguese mountains of Serra de Caldeirão. The river looks like a winding blue dragon
#4 Heart River is a tributary of Missouri. This part looks like a heart and it can be seen in North Dakota
#5 The Alatna River flows across Alaska. Its slow flow encourages all sorts of canoeing down the stream
#6 The Zambezi River flows across Mozambique, Angola and Zambia. It’s 2574 kilometers long. The Victoria Waterfall is a part of it
#7 The Colorado River, flowing into Powell Lake, in Glen Canyon forms a picturesque bend looking like a horseshoe
#8 Caño Cristales, also known as ‘the river of five colors’, flows across Colombia. Its color results from the presence of algae carried by the waters
#9 The Amazon River, according to some sources the longest river in the world, has got the largest basin. Its area is approximately 7 million square kilometers
#10 The Danube is the second longest river in Europe. It is 2888 kilometers long and its spring is in Schwarzwald Mountains, Germany
#11 The Yangtze River is the third longest river of the world (6300 kilometres). Its spring is in the Tangla Mountains on the Tibetan Plateau. Its basin is inhabited by 40% of the population of China!
Below you can see the yellow waters of the River meeting the waters of the Jialing River
#12 The Mississipi River is the longest river in North America and the fourth longest in the world (6275 kilometers). It flows from Itasca Lake across 10 states of the USA
#13 The Hudson River flows across New York state and it’s 507 kilometers long
#14 The spring of the Lena River is in the Baikal Mountains (Russia) at 930 meters above the sea level
#15 The Futaleufú River flows across Patagonia (Chile and Argentina). The native Indians called her ‘The Great Great Waters’
#16 The Uvac River flows across Serbia, Bosnia and Montenegro. It is a short tributary of the Lim River
#17 It was the Nile Delta where one of the most important civilizations developed. The river is 6650 kilometers long and according to some sources it is the longest river in the world. It flows across both hemispheres!
#18 The Okawango river (flowing across Namibia, Botswana and Angola) forms the largest inland delta. Its basin is inhabited by a countless number of species birds and other animals
Were you impressed by the rivers? Which one did you like the most? Perhaps you have some holiday photos of any of the rivers in your family album? Let us know!