The longest river in the world – the Nile

The Nile is a river that flows through eastern and northern Africa, flowing from south to north into the Mediterranean Sea.Along with the Congo river in central Africa and the Niger River in West Africa are the three largest river systems in Africa.At 6,670 kilometers, the Nile is the longest river in the world.

The Nile Valley is one of the cradles of world civilization. The people in this area have created a splendid culture and made outstanding contributions in the long history of scientific development.The outstanding representative is ancient Egypt.The Nile in Egypt is only 1,350 km (6,671 km) long, but it is the best natural section, with an average width of 800 ~ 1,000 meters, depth of 10 ~ 12 meters, and smooth water.When people think of the cultural heritage of ancient Egypt, they first think of the pyramids on the Nile, papyrus plants, ancient ships sailing on the Nile and mysterious mummies.They marked the height of ancient Egyptian science and technology, and also recorded and carried forward the development of thousands of years of civilization.

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