What are the names of the three rivers in Africa?
The Nile, Congo, Niger, Zambezi, Senegal, Limpopo, and Orange are the seven rivers in Africa.
What are the ten rivers in Africa?
10 Incredible Rivers of Africa
- The Nile – the longest of them all.
- The Okavango – pure wildlife magic.
- The Congo – the African rainforest river.
- The Zambezi – creator of Victoria Falls.
- The Luangwa River – hippos and antelope.
- The Tugela River – something that startles.
- Niger River – West Africa’s essential vein.
What are the names of the rivers in South Africa?
White Kei River – South Africa. Groot River (s) – South Africa. Groot River (Western Cape) Groot River (Southern Cape) Groot River (Eastern Cape) another name for the Orange River – South Africa, Lesotho, Namibia. Gamtoos River – South Africa. Ihosy River – Madagascar. Jukskei River – South Africa.
Which is the longest river in East Africa?
The Nile River, or the Nile-Kagera, is Africa’s longest river at 6,853 km in total. Kagera is an East African river which forms an upper part of the river Nile’s headwaters.
Where does the word rivier come from in Afrikaans?
It is quite common to find the Afrikaans word -rivier as part of the name. Another common suffix is “-kamma”, from the Khoisan term for “river” (often tautologically the English term “river” is added to the name). The Zulu word amanzi (water) also forms part of some river names. The Afrikaans term spruit (compare spring) often labels small rivers.
Why are there so many rivers in Africa?
Some of these streams act as boundaries between two nations like river Nile which runs through the Rwanda-Tanzania border and Kasai river. A number of the rivers in Africa flow into some of the local lakes thus helping replenish the lake ecology with nutrients collected as the river flows from one throughout the continent.