List of The Longest Rivers In Kenya.

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List of The Longest Rivers In Kenya.

Rivers make part of the beauty of nature as well as a source of water in our lives. Below is an outline of the four longest rivers in Kenya in miles:

1) Tana River, 621 miles

Tana River is the longest river in Kenya, which drains its waters to the Indian Ocean. The river stretches for 621 miles from the Aberdare Mountains to the Indian Ocean and is divided into the headwaters of the lower Tana consisting of the section downstream of Kora where the river flows.

i) Tana River Delta.

Deltas form as rivers empty their water and sediment into another body of water, such as an ocean, lake, or another river. This is the Tana River Delta.

2) Ewaso Ng’iro, 435 miles

Ewaso Ng’iro popularly pronounced as “Ewaso nyiro “is the second-longest river in Kenya. Its source of water is Mount Kenya and the river stretches for 435 miles to join the Jubba River in Somalia. Along its banks, the river supports a broad range of wildlife including the elephant, buffalo, rhinos, cheetahs, leopards, and Zebras.

3)Mara River, 245 miles

The Mara River flows for 245 miles from the Mau Escarpment and drains its waters into Lake Victoria, stretching through both Kenya and Tanzania. This is the river that flows through the Maasai Mara Game Reserve in Kenya and provides an ecosystem for animals inhabiting there.

4) Athi-Galana-Sabaki242 miles 

The Athi-Galana-Sabaki is one of the most significant rivers in Kenya and is widely studied for n geography. The river becomes the fourth longest river in Kenya flowing its waters at a length of 242 miles to the Indian Ocean. Locals along the banks of the river practice fishing. Also, the Athi Galana Sabaki river is protected at various points, such as in the Tsavo East and Nairobi National Parks.

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