World Rivers Day
World Rivers Day is held on September 24. Last Sunday of September. This event in the third decade of the month September is annual. Help us
The Nile River is widely accepted as the world's longest river. Most scientists agree that the Amazon River comes in a close second, winding a huge 6,840km through the mountains and rainforests of South America.
World Rivers Day is celebrated on the fourth Sunday of September every year to increase public awareness about rivers and to encourage their conservation. The day celebrates Earth's waterways, in which over 60 countries participate every year.
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