Longest River by Continent

If we were to ask you to name the longest rivers on most continents, you'd probably be able to do it. But we'll bet you at least had to think about Oceania and Antarctica's longest. The list below will fill you in on each of the seven continents' longest waterways.

Continent
Approximate Length
Answer
Africa
~6,693 km (4,159 mi)
South America
~6,436 km (3,999 mi)
Asia
~6,378 km (3,963 mi)
North America
~5,970 km (3,710 mi)
Australia
~3,672 km (2,282 mi)
Europe
~3,645 km (2,266 mi)
Antarctica
~31 km (19 mi)

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