The Yangtze River is known as the Chang Jiang in Chinese, which means “Long River”, is the 3rd longest river in the world and the longest river in China and Asia. The Yangtze River is the 6th largest river in the world according to pour volume and covers a basin of 1,808,500 km2. This river flows through many notable cities of china and different landscapes including valleys, rain forests, deserts, Ice masses and the Rocky Mountains.
This river plays a crucial role in the country’s economy, culture, and history. It generates about 20% of the country’s GDP through tourism, electricity generation, as well as flood protection and water conservation.
1. The Congo River
The deepest river in the world is the Congo River also known as the Zaire River. The Congo River is the deepest river in the world, 3nd largest river in Africa, and the 9th largest river in the world. The Congo River runs through the Congo rainforest in the heart of the African continent, it has a length of 4700kilometers and has a width in a range of 0.5 to 10 miles (0.8-16 km).
The river’s basin covers 4,014,500 square km, which is about 13% of total African landmass. The river has been an important means of transportation for many people in Africa for many years.