Nile River is the longest river in the African continent as well as in the world. It flows by covering 11 countries of Africa and it is the northward direction flowing river of North Africa. The whole delta of Nile River is estimated to be approximately 1,293,000 square miles.
The area through which the river flows is so vast that it has different climatic conditions resulting in various forms of biodiversity along its banks.
The Nile River delta is the home to several species of animals including fascinating as well as dangerous species of the world.
Nile has major tributaries as White Nile River and Blue Nile River. The White Nile River is considered as headwaters and Blue Nile is source of water and slit.
Ten Lines on Nile River in English
We have provided ten lines on Nile River in English for class 3, class 4, class 5 and class 6. After reading these lines you will know that what is Nile River, what Nile is called in Greek, how many countries does Nile crosses, which are the major tributaries of Nile River, from where Nile River starts, what is the length and catchment area of Nile River etc.
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10 Lines on Nile River – Set 1
1) Nile is a river which flows in Africa and it is the longest river of the earth.
2) The word Nile comes from a Greek word “Neilos” which means river valley.
3) Nile River travels up to 11 countries and is the main water source for Egypt and Sudan.
4) The source of Nile River is considered to be Lake Victoria which is of small size.
5) Nile River has two major tributaries, White Nile River and Blue Nile River.
6) Other tributaries of Nile River are Atbara, Bahr e Ghazal, Sobat and Yellow River.
7) The White Nile flows from Lake Victoria in Uganda and from Sudan to Khartoum.
8) The Blue Nile joins White Nile and flows through Ethiopia near the Red Sea.
9) The length of Nile River is 6650 km with the catchment area of 1,293,000 sq. m.
10) Nile River delta is home to various species of animals like Nile crocodile, turtles, baboons, lung fish etc.
We have provided another set of ten points on Nile River for class 9, class 10, class 11 and class 12. After going through these points, you will find that what is the location of Nile River, in which countries does Nile River flows, what the ancient Egyptians and Greeks used to call Nile River, which is the longest feeder of Nile River, which dams and lakes are built on Nile River etc.
You can use these lines in your speeches and extempore in the school competitions. These lines will also increase your knowledge on Nile River and it will also be very useful in your seminars as well as in your GK quiz competitions.
10 Lines on Nile River – Set 2
1) Nile River is the major northwards flowing river in north-western Africa and it is the longest river of Africa as well the world.
2) Nile River covers Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Ethiopia, Eritrea, South Sudan, Republic of Sudan, Egypt etc.
3) Having the total length of about 6650 km between the region of Lake Victoria and Mediterranean Sea, Nile is the longest river in the entire African continent.
4) The ancient Egyptians called Nile River as ‘Ar’ or ‘Aur’ whereas the ancient Greeks called it as ‘Kem’, both meaning black.
5) In Egypt, pyramids were built close to the Nile River because it needed the granite stones from Aswan to be transported through barges from Nile River.
6) The source of Nile River sometimes is considered as Lake Victoria but the lake has the feeder rivers of big size and Kagura River is the longest feeder of the lake.
7) Nile River has two main tributaries, white and Blue Nile River, White Nile is considered as primary stream of Nile and Blue Nile is source of water and slit.
8) White Nile River is a longer and starts in the great lakes region of central Africa which is located in between of Burundi or Rwanda.
9) Blue Nile originates at Lake Tana in Ethiopia and flows into Sudan from the south-east and these two rivers meet in Sudanese capital of Khartoum.
10) Aswan High Dam on Nile River in Cairo, Egypt; Sennar Dam on Blue Nile in Sudan; Lake Naseer reservoir in Egypt and Sudan are made on Nile River.
Nile River was very much important in ancient times as during the construction of pyramids, big rocks of granite were transported from the river to the construction site. In modern times also the importance of Nile River hasn’t come down. It covers almost eleven countries which makes it as the lifeline of the people of these countries. Aswan Dam, Sennar Dam, Lake Naseer are few examples of dam construction on Nile River for public welfare.