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
Longest Rivers In Afghanistan
worldatlas.com - 10/19/2016 11:53:33 PM
The Amu Darya is the longest river to pass through Afghanistan, while the Helmand is the longest river wholly flowing within the country. The Amu Darya also flows through Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan. The hot weather of Afghanistan dries up the ...
The world’s nine largest operating power plants are hydroelectric facilities
eia.gov - 10/18/2016 11:51:45 AM
The world’s largest dam, Three Gorges, is located on the Yangtze River and has a capacity of 22.5 GW. Hydroelectric power is the second-largest source of electricity in China, after coal, and accounted for 20% of the country’s total generation in 2015.
24 striking photos of international borders from around the world
The Business Insider - 10/20/2016 11:49:22 AM
Here, we've collected 24 photos of what borders between various countries across the world actually look like — from walls, to rivers, to barbed wire fences, to simple road markings. Talia Avakian contributed reporting on a previous version of this article.
World Dairy Expo draws 74,572 visitors, 2,434 cattle
Wisconsin State Farmer News - 10/19/2016 6:21:17 AM
Among those were 3,108 international guests hailing from 102 countries from all over the ... Royalty Ridge Tequila Circus-ET exhibited by: River Valley Farm, Ben, Andy, Blessing & Grace Sauder, Tremont, IL. World Dairy Expo Central National FFA Events ...
Cross country notes: Class D girls crown may be up for grabs
Omaha.com - 10/20/2016 12:57:58 AM
When it comes to cross country, Madison and Sable Lambley ... and the first from Class C-1 since Scott Frost of Wood River in 1993. Brenna Ochoa and Ed Gordon, this year’s captains of The World-Herald All-Nebraska soccer teams, took their programs ...
Fancy a guilt-free holiday? The world's most eco-friendly hot spots revealed, from Peru to Vietnam
Daily Mail - 10/21/2016 3:19:57 AM
To help direct tourists towards the greener countries eco-waste specialists Litterbins ... But if you're after spectacular scenery, follow the Zambezi River to Victoria Falls, the largest waterfall in the world, which borders Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Image of Asia: Looking at Sculpture by the Sea in Sydney
The Seattle Times - 10/20/2016 7:38:50 AM
The outdoor art exhibition in its 20th year features 104 sculptures by artists from 17 countries. A giant red thong ... Ahead,” which he said was inspired by the twisting courses of rivers and of life. The sculptures will be exhibited on the Sydney ...
Switched on to life in Channel Country
The Australian - 10/21/2016 1:49:53 PM
Even the lucky few who have visited the Channel Country of western Queensland rarely ... Clifton Hills station — the second-biggest farm in the world — sits at the junction of the Georgina and Diamantina river systems, in South Australia, while ...
Mekong River massacre film tops China's box office
Los Angeles Times - 10/18/2016 9:17:15 PM
The film is a dramatic take on a Chinese military operation following the 2011 Mekong River massacre ... will succeed in China’s burgeoning cinema market and in countries around the world. The Chinese war film “The Warriors,” released over the ...
South Sudan's second city scorched by renewed fighting
FOX News - 10/18/2016 1:46:17 PM
MALAKAL, South Sudan – This used to be South Sudan's second largest city, a bustling center on the White Nile River of more than 120,000 people ... was supposed to end the country's civil war that began in December 2013 and killed tens of thousands.
The World’s Largest Shipper of Wheat
Urban Milwaukee - 10/19/2016 5:05:31 PM
Wisconsin was the second ranked wheat-growing state in the country and from 1840 to 1880, its farmers grew one-sixth of the wheat grown in the United States. That helped Milwaukee became the largest shipper of wheat in the world. And the Milwaukee River ...
NDDC, Rivers govt seek collaboration to grow agric sector
Vanguard - 10/19/2016 5:31:10 AM
PORT HARCOURT— Rivers State Government and the Niger Delta Development ... said stakeholders should take steps to redress the impact of climate change on the country. Speaking at this year’s World Food Day celebration with the theme, Climate is ...
Inland waterways a game changer in national connectivity, Gadkari
thedollarbusiness.com - 10/21/2016 8:56:23 AM
The Minister further said amphibious buses and hovercrafts would be introduced to increase the use of the inland waterways. Gadkari informed that ports across the world had suffered ... the draft capacity of the country’s ports to enable bigger ships ...
Premiere: Esme Patterson’s Gone Country On Her Cover Of ‘Not Feeling Any Pain’
Uproxx - 10/20/2016 3:09:48 PM
She’s been acclaimed by The New York Times since 2013’s Woman To Woman — and also for Wild‘s standout track “No River.” Additionally ... and tapping back into her country side. Patterson has paired with the storied blues singer William Elliott ...
World’s 15 Countries with the Most People Exposed to River Floods
WRI - 3/6/2015 2:33:58 AM
This blog was co-written with Hessel Winsemius and Philip Ward. Hessel is a researcher at Deltares. Philip is a senior researcher at the Institute for Environmental Studies of the VU University Amsterdam. Last September, Hamberton Nongtdu woke to a ...