The Nile River is one of the most iconic rivers in the world. It is also one of the longest rivers,. The Nile River has been an important part of human history for millennia. It was a key factor in the development of Ancient Egyptian civilization and continues to be an important water source for the region today.
stretching over 4,000 miles. The river has its origins in East Africa and flows through Sudan and Egypt before emptying into the Mediterranean Sea
Below the Aswan Dam, at the northern limit of Lake Nasser, the Nile resumes its historic course. North of Cairo, the Nile splits into two branches (or distributaries) that feed the Mediterranean: the Rosetta Branch to the west and the Damietta to the east, forming the Nile Delta.