Nile River


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Noun1.Nile River - the world's longest river (4150 miles)Nile River - the world's longest river (4150 miles); flows northward through eastern Africa into the Mediterranean; the Nile River valley in Egypt was the site of the world's first great civilization
Arab Republic of Egypt, Egypt, United Arab Republic - a republic in northeastern Africa known as the United Arab Republic until 1971; site of an ancient civilization that flourished from 2600 to 30 BC
Republic of the Sudan, Soudan, Sudan - a republic in northeastern Africa on the Red Sea; achieved independence from Egypt and the United Kingdom in 1956
Republic of Uganda, Uganda - a landlocked republic in eastern Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1962
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For this purpose, the treaty envisages the establishment of a permanent institutional mechanism, the Nile River Basin Commission (NRBC).
In statement extended to Sudan Tribune on Thursday, Sudanese Red Crescent Society (SRCS) pointed that new increase of Blue Nile River water has been reported in Sennar in central Sudan, which is expected to arrive to Khartoum and Northern states within days.
Development of the Nile River transportation network
Governing the Nile River Basin: The Search for a New Legal Regime
Juba, Rabi'I 13, 1435, Jan 14, 2014, SPA -- A boat carrying civilians desperately fleeing heavy violence in South Sudan sank while crossing the Nile River, killing some 200 people, a military official said Tuesday.
For geography and literature aficionados, the moderator asked contestants to name the two northernmost countries through which the Nile River flows, and the title of the Ernest Hemingway book inspired by the writer's stint as a correspondent in the Spanish Civil War.
When orbital changes reduce rainfall in Africa, the Nile River carries less water into the Mediterranean and the sea gets saltier.
In 1862 Speke confirmed that a stream issuing from the northern rim of Lake Victoria was the Nile River.
OSEEM, Egypt -- In a small city near the Nile River where cars compete with cattle and modern conveniences are scarce, Intel Corporation is using computers and wireless technology to help Oseem's 200,000 residents tap into vast "knowledge resources" on the Internet in hopes of bettering their lives.
Tourists who opt for Nile river cruises visit Kom Ombo due to its unique temple and its proximity to Aswan.
In July, the boat collided with a barge off Al-Warraq Island in the Nile River in Giza, leaving 15 dead and five injured initially.
He covers the Blue Nile River Basin, computations of flow and sediment balances in the Blue Nile River, hydrodynamic characteristics of the Blue Nile River network, sediment fingerprinting in Roseires Reservoir, and morphodynamic impacts of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and Roseires heightening along the Blue Nile River.