Following the great rivers of the world can discover the greatest civilization. Over the centuries, the waterways are the source of great discovery, agriculture, investment and even great empires have been. No doubt you’ve heard the name of this river at least once.Some of these rivers have become familiar with the school. The river plays an important role in many stories, songs and ideas are human.
It might be interesting to know even these days to help them explore new areas of the nearest rivers. It is always flowing waterways preserve the secrets of the local culture to cooking and lifestyle of the region.
In this world we have chosen 12 outstanding river is not that bad, if possible, at least once as they travel. The rivers have had a great influence on human life and history.
Amazon is the longest river in South America from six countries, three regions Time passes and 8014.5 kilometers long. This river is 483 meters deep as the sea remains the largest source of fresh water in the world is that water flowing around a fifth of the world in itself. Amazon’s largest plant and animal biodiversity in itself.
Spanish explorer Francisco Dvrlana was the first person that during this huge river canoe in the late 1540’s to find land cinnamon. Instead, he turtle farm, the habitable zones with complex water channels and warrior women find out that they have been called Amazon.Amazon literally means “heroine” as well as in Greek mythology, the mythical nation of warrior women has been referred.
Mississippi is the world’s second long river. The river covers about 1.93 million square kilometers. In addition to the 33 states of America and two Canadian provinces as well as other minor rivers in the fall. The river bed is about 5 thousand years of human life. During the Civil War many along the river’s history occurred. Explorers, traders and residents around the river bed has been involved with the America that have shaped the current form.
At the heart of the world’s most remote Egyptian desert – the Sahara – is sitting. Nile is about 6,800 km long and its surrounding desert has turned into desert and a place to live.Egyptians are very good thanks to the Nile Agricultural and thus make money. They use the water of the Nile in the history of the villages, temples, pyramids of Giza were built on the river bed. In 3100 BC, the Nile Valley and Delta were the world’s first large national states. Currently, Egypt is one of the most important African countries.
4. Yangtz·h (Yangtze)
Asia’s longest rivers from the Tibetan Plateau to the South China Sea begins and continues. The river in its path more than 700 feeder feeds. The river thousands of years mankind has gathered around her and used it as a highway. The river is the main highway between eastern and western China. Imperial palaces, canals and cities along the river are numerous temples in bed.
5. Ganga (Ganges)
Ganges River, about 2506 km long and starts from the Himalayan ice cave and out of North India moves towards the East and reaches the Bay of Bengal. The river’s water for farms, industry, energy, transport, water supplies, bathroom and even religious celebrations such as baptism or pouring powder used incinerated corpses. Hindi Hyndvha and religions as a lord knows the river and on its banks of religious temples, GATT funeral, worship and holy cities like Allahabad and Varanasi have made yoga.
6. Mekong (Mekong)
Eleventh born about 4828 km long river through the rice fields, fish farms and orchards in China, Burma, Lao, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam is over. The river delta is home to countless wars such as Vietnam and Indochina was. The 24140-square-kilometer Mekong river quiet place to trade and transport.
7. Danube (Danube)
From the seventh century AD, the Danube has been a place for commerce. Egyptian soldiers at the time had a thriving business. Before the Romans the river to the border between his empire and cities such as Vienna, Budapest and Belgrade knew to be safe from barbarian attacks. The river bed was in the Middle Ages trade should also be considered responsible for the emergence of two great empires of Austria and Hungary.Danube from the Black Forest of Germany starts and through Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Romania and Bulgaria to the Black Sea down.
8. Columbia (Columbia)
1931 kilometers of the Columbia River in Oregon over the Canadian Rockies to the Pacific.Now the Columbia River with a height of 497 km, Washington and the organs apart.
9. Rhine (Rhine)
Rhine dream because of cliffs, castles misleading, rivers flowing from the mountains of Switzerland from West Germany to the North Sea, sometimes called “Rhine Hero” is also called. Dancing has always been a central part of the Rhine and Roman times known as the boundary. Julius Caesar in 53 BC, he has come across this river. Today it goes for a super beautiful landscape is one of the most beautiful tourist areas in the world has become.
10. Arvnvkv (Orinoco)
Avrvnvkv is about 2092 kilometers long. This is the first time in 1498 by Christopher Columbus was recorded but its source was not found until 1951. It is currently located between Venezuela and Colombia River Delta about two hectares in area. The river is home to more than one thousand different species of birds and large fish. Including a 90-pound catfish should be noted.
11. Volga (Volga)
Europe’s longest river waterway Russia. Volga medieval trading center on the water. This river invaded by Mongols, Kazakhs, farmers rebellious and anti-Putin protesters is located.This goes under the name of “Mother Volga” in Russia is known, has brought Russia to the East.
12. River Thames (Thames)
Historical evidence shows humans 400 million years ago on the banks of the river were pedestrians. Romans had discovered the habitability of the beach. River Thames may be too long and not tall but powerful and rewarding. In fact, 354 kilometers Thames had a huge impact on the world: the British Empire with the ships that were moving on the river has been discovered. In the year 1589 AD, “Sir Walter Raleigh” New World established alongside the river. In late 1700, London was the world’s trade gateways and all ships were traveling on the River Thames. The Thames barrier 44, several royal palaces, many English villages, two towns famous University of London is one of the most tranquil rivers of the world.