6 information unknown to many about the Nile River

Cairo _ Agencies

The River Nile is one of the most famous and longest-running rivers of the entire world, with a height of 6,000 kilometers, as well as nine countries.

In the following 6, information is unknown to many of the river months.

1. The first to explore the sources of the Nile, which was spoken by the Arab Adriatic traveller, about 1160 m behind a precise map of Lake Victoria.

2. Many believe that Lake Victoria is the source of the Nile and its first tributary, but that the first real source of a Nile is in the southern state of Rwanda.

3. The name  "Nile" by this name is attributed to the Greek term Neilos as in Greek is also called Aigyptos and is an asset of the European terms for the name of Egypt.

4. Lake Victoria is the main source of White Nile water, the second largest freshwater lake in the world, located in a swamp-rich area on the border of Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya, and is cut off by the equator.

5. The total length of the river is 6650 km and the Nile Basin covers an area of 3.4 million sq km, with a track of 10 African countries called the Nile Basin states.

6. The Nile has several names in the countries in which it passes, the most famous of which are nil, Nile Victoria, Neil Albert, Bahr el-Jabal, White Nile, Blue Nile and Amharic/"Abay".

 

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