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Lake Nasser of Egypt is one of the largest man-made lakes in the world and is built across which of the following rivers?
1. Zambezi
2. Niger
3. Nile
4. Congo

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : Nile

The correct answer is option 3 i.e Nile.

  • Lake Nasser is built across the Nile river.
  • It is one of the largest man-made lakes in the world.
  • Lake Nasser, a reservoir on the Nile River is formed by The Aswan High Dam.
  • It is located at the northern border between Egypt and Sudan.
  • Facts about the Nile:
    • Length - 6,650 kilometres.
    • Passes through 11 African countries:  Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Ethiopia, Eritrea, South Sudan, Republic of Sudan, and Egypt.
    • The Nile River discharges its water into the Mediterranean Sea.

 

Zambezi
  1. River Zambezi is the fourth-longest river in Africa.
  2. The largest river flowing into the Indian Ocean from Africa.
Niger
  • The third longest river in Africa, after the Nile and the Congo.
  • Niger River is known as the oil river.
Congo
  • Also known as the Zaire River.
  • Second longest river in Africa.
  • World's deepest river.

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