Map of Africa Rivers: Africa is the second-largest continent of the world after Asia and followed by North America, South America, Antarctica, Europe, and Oceania. Africa has diverse physical features that include deserts, highlands, lowlands, and Rivers. Africa is the continent that lies mainly in the southern hemisphere. Africa’s water system expands all over Africa coving almost every country in the continent.
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Map of Africa Rivers
The major rivers of Africa are the Nile River (which is the longest river not only in Africa but also in the world), the Congo River, The Niger River, The Zambezi River, the White Nile, the Orange River, Blue Nile River, Benue River, Limpopo River, Senegal, Ubangi, Cubango, Atbarah, Volta River, Kasai, Kangera River, Ogooue River, River Gambie, Kwango, Vaal River, and many other thousand of rivers flowing in Africa.
Printable Map of Africa Rivers
The country Niger is named after the river Niger which flows and is the major source of marine food and water. People in Niger and other neighboring countries depend on the river Niger for their daily household work. Similarly one of the oldest civilizations, the Egyptian civilization flourished on the banks of the river Nile. The Zambezi basin supports the life and economic development in Zambia, Angola, Namibia, and some other countries.
Map of Africa Rivers with Tributaries
The below-given map gives details about the origin and the nearby localities of all the rivers along with their path of movement. We can check which country is benefitted from which river and the cities located on the riverside. Africa needs to be aware of the consequences they will face if they don’t pay attention to keeping rivers unpolluted and clear.
Map of Africa Rivers with Countries
The below map shows all the watersheds and river in Africa. From the map we can see that Nile, Niger, Senegal, Volta, Lake Chad, Ogooue, Congo, Zambezi, Ruvuma, Limpopo and Orange are the major watershed that are available in the continent of Africa. We can check that almost every country in Africa has access to one or the other river an they directly or indirectly used these rive water for their work.
Countries in Africa do not pay much attention to keep river water safe from pollution, as a result, they dump all kinds of waste materials, that include industrial waste, sewage waste, and other pollutants directly into the river without filtering.