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Nile the longest river in the world

Nile river is the first longest river in the world. It is located in North-East Africa which is about 6650 kilometers. For Egypt and Sudan Nile’s water is the primary water resource. Nile’s water resources are evenly shared by nearly seven countries namely Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Ethiopia, South Sudan, and Egypt. The Nile river has two main tributaries the Blue Nile and the White Nile.The Blue Nile is considered as the most of the water source which contain 80% of the water and silt which is good for fertility whereas, The White Nile is considered as primary stream of the Nile. The origin of Blue Nile begins from Lake Tana in Ethiopia and flows into Sudan. The two rivers, The Blue Nile and The white Nile meets in the capital of Khartoum. The White Nile is longer than the Blue Nile and It flows through Tanzania, Lake Victoria, Uganda and southern Sudan.
Northern part of the river flows through the desert of sudan to the city of mummies Egypt and at the end it form a large delta and flows into the Mediterranean Sea. The Nile valley was formed due to the river Nile and whole Nile valley is dependent on the River Nile, even a famous writer CV Raman has mentioned the importance of the River Nile in his Story The Elixir of life.

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