Quick Answer: What major rivers run through Central Africa?

Two river systems drain the Central African Republic, one flowing southward, the other flowing northward. The Chinko, Mbari, Kotto, Ouaka, and Lobaye Rivers flow south. They are tributaries of the Ubangi River, which forms most of the country’s southern border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

What are the two major rivers in Central Africa?

What are two major rivers in West/Central Africa, where do they flow, and how were they made? The Congo and Niger are two of Africa’s major rivers.

Is the major river system flowing through Central Africa?

It is the only major river to cross the equator twice. The Congo Basin has a total area of about 4,000,000 km2 (1,500,000 sq mi), or 13% of the entire African landmass.

Congo River.

Congo River Zaire River
Mouth Atlantic Ocean
Length 4,700 km (2,900 mi)
Basin size 4,014,500 km2 (1,550,000 sq mi)
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