Definition: This entry gives the total length of navigable rivers, canals, and other inland bodies of water.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Waterways map
World Rivers Day to focus on plight of Yamuna
Times of India - 9/24/2016 8:26:58 PM
AGRA: As hundreds of voluntary groups across 70 countries prepare to celebrate World Rivers Day on Sunday, river activists in Vrindavan and Agra have drawn up plans to highlight the sad state of the river Yamuna, the life-line of Krishna's Braj mandal.
Worry over waterways’ dilemma as world marks Rivers Day
environewsnigeria.com - 9/24/2016 4:02:07 PM
With many of the world’s rivers facing severe and increasing threats associated with climate change, pollution, and industrial development, more than 70 countries are participating in this year’s festivities. Besides the case of Lake Chad that has ...
Voluntary groups across 70 countries prepare for World Rivers Day, Agra group to focus on Yamuna
english.pradesh18.com - 9/24/2016 7:26:43 AM
As hundreds of voluntary groups across 70 countries prepare to celebrate World Rivers Day on Sunday, river activists in Vrindavan and Agra have drawn up plans to highlight the sad state of the river Yamuna, the life-line of Krishna's Braj mandal.
Major Rivers Of Ethiopia
worldatlas.com - 9/22/2016 5:01:45 PM
By some measures, the Nile is regarded as the world’s longest river measuring 4,258 miles, although others place the Amazon ahead of it. The waters of River Nile are shared by eleven countries namely Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda, Sudan, Congo ...
Regions’ rivers celebrated on World Rivers Day
Scoop - 9/24/2016 10:47:09 AM
The last Sunday of September marks World Rivers’ Day for 60 countries, and will be recognised by Horizons Regional Council joining its counterparts across the country in releasing their latest state and trend river data on the Land, Air, Water Aotearoa ...
The Hudson River Valley: Close by, but a world away
New Jersey Online - 9/24/2016 9:49:53 AM
Such is New York State's Hudson River Valley, a three-hour drive from the ... Nearly 3,000 students from every U.S. state and 30-plus countries attend the CIA, considered the world's premiere cooking school. Dinner at the CIA was undoubtedly a highlight ...
World Rivers Day: Celebration highlights plight of Yamuna!
Top News - 9/25/2016 3:00:41 AM
With many of the world's rivers facing severe and increasing threats associated with climate change, pollution, and industrial development, over 70 countries are taking part in this year's celebrations. Even as hundreds of voluntary groups across the ...
PHOTOS: Dreamlike Pictures Of The Water The World Needs
NPR News - 9/24/2016 11:01:28 AM
From the barren riverbeds of India to the polluted rivers of São Paulo, Brazil, Abdulaziz has photographed in nine countries, seeking to document the global water woes: According to the World Health Organization, nearly 2 billion people "use a drinking ...
How People Interact With Water Around the World
Slate - 9/22/2016 2:17:07 PM
Claudio, Paraguay River, Cáceres, Mato Grosso, Brazil, 2015. Copyright Mustafah Abdulaziz/WWF-UK Mustafah Abdulaziz has spent the past five years traveling to eight countries around the world to photograph the way humans interact with water. Though many ...
Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium ready to host Nigeria v Algeria World Cup qualifier, says Boma Iyaye
sportsration.com - 9/24/2016 4:37:54 PM
It will be the second 2018 World Cup qualifier involving both countries as Nigeria will face Zambia in Ndola on October 9 while Algeria and Cameroun go toe to toe the same day in Blida. Honourable Boma Iyaye has said Port Harcourt and the Rivers State ...
Only the cruel gets isolated in world, Rashid reminds Modi
www.geo.tv - 9/25/2016 4:26:35 AM
it turns the rivers red', adding that it was the responsibility of the Indian to stop the bloodshed in held Kashmir. We want poverty and illiteracy to come to an end in the region, the minister said, like the way various countries of the world.
This Indigenous Woman Took Up Painting In Her 90s, And Now She’s World-Renowned
Vibe - 9/23/2016 4:14:38 AM
Loongkoonan grew up in the country’s western Kimberley ... Artist of the River. READ: Meet The Lakota Rapper Bringing The Noise About Indigenous People “If we really want the world to recognize the Aboriginal Australian movement for the great ...
World Rivers Day: Time to commit to swimmable rivers
community.scoop.co.nz - 9/25/2016 3:36:28 AM
World Rivers Day: Time to commit to swimmable rivers World Rivers ... so that we and future generations can enjoy them for years to come. As we travel the country on our Swimmable Rivers tour, we’re talking to communities, mana whenua and councils ...
Add to your country tally with a quick trip to Antwerp
The Seattle Times - 9/22/2016 3:43:01 PM
While it’s easy to spend a week kicking around Paris or Amsterdam, you might consider knocking another country or two off your list while ... train station — one of the most beautiful in the world. Ogle for a few minutes, then take a cab to the ...