Does Africa have an Amazon River?

Question:

Does Africa have an Amazon River?

Amazon River:

The Amazon River is the largest river in the world. Most of the river runs through the Portuguese-speaking nation of Brazil. The Amazon empties out into the Atlantic Ocean.

Answer and Explanation:

No, the Amazon River is located in South America. Africa does, however, contain several large and important rivers. The largest of these is the Nile. The Congo and the Zambezi are two others. The Congo he Amazon are similar in that they both support a tropical ecosystem.


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The Amazon River: Location, Special Features & Facts

from Teaching Geography of the Americas

Chapter 2 / Lesson 30
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