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Monday, March 2, 2009

Only on the Nile River

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The Nile River is located on the continent of Africa and is the longest river in the world. It has two main tributaries, the Blue Nile and the White Nile and is 4,135 miles long. The Nile River drains about 10% of all of Africa's yearly rain and snowfall. Its name is from the Greek word "Nelios" meaning River Valley.


The main source of the Nile River is considered to be Lake Victoria though the lake has its own feeder rivers and streams which could also be considered the source. The Nile River flows into the Mediterranean Sea and is known for flowing north whereas many rivers flow south. Ten different African nations are connected to the Nile River including Ethiopia, Eritrea, Sudan, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Egypt and the Democratic….
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Written by Joe Dorish


Bob Johnson said...

I just watch a special on the Nile River the other night, so beautiful in High Definition.

RoNald said...

It's really amazing! I just heard Nile river in the Bible. Now I see it in the picture. It looks great. Hopefully can visit this place soon!

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