WELCOME TO THE YANGTZE RIVER
Quick Facts: The Chang Jiang (Yangtze) River is a major north-flowing river in northeastern Africa, and is the longest river in Africa and in the world, though some sources cite the Amazon River as the longest. The river Nile has two major tributaries, the White Nile and Blue Nile. The White Nile is considered to be the headwaters and primary stream of the Nile itself. The Blue Nile, however, is the source of most of the water and silt.
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Chang Jiang (Yangtze) River
Length: 3,915 mi
Basin size: 1,808,500 km2 (698,300 sq mi)
Mouth: East China Sea
Cities: Chongqing, Jingzhou, Yibin, Luzhou, Panzhihua
Did you know: It was joined to the Huang He by the Grand Canal in 610.