List of rivers of Ethiopia facts for kids

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Awashrivermap
A map of the Awash River.

This is a list of streams and rivers in Ethiopia.

Flowing into the Mediterranean

  • Nile (Egypt, Sudan)
    • Atbarah River
      • Mareb River (or Gash River) (only reaches the Atbarah in times of flood)
        • Obel River
      • TekezĂ© River (or Takkaze or Setit)
        • Zarima River
        • Ataba River
        • Wari River
        • Balagas River
      • Angereb River (or Greater Angereb River)
      • Shinfa River
    • Blue Nile (or Abay River)
      • Rahad River
      • Dinder River
      • Beles River
      • Dabus River
      • Didessa River
        • Hanger River (or Angar River)
          • Wajja River
      • Gulla River
      • Guder River
      • Muger River
      • Jamma River
        • Wanchet River
          • Qechene River
        • Robe River
          • Dembi River
      • Walaqa River
      • Bashilo River
        • Checheho River
      • Lake Tana, into which flow
        • Lesser Abay
        • Magech River
          • Lesser Angereb River
        • Reb River
        • Gumara River
    • Adar River (South Sudan)
      • Yabus River
      • Daga River (Deqe Sonka Shet)
    • Sobat River (South Sudan)
      • Baro River
        • Jikawo River
        • Alero River (or Alwero River)
        • Birbir River
          • Dipa River
            • Gebora River (Kabora River)
              • Karsa River
        • Gebba River
          • Sor River
      • Pibor River
        • Gilo River
        • Akobo River

Flowing into the Indian Ocean

Jubbarivermap
Map of the Jubba River and Shebelle River drainage basin
  • Jubba River
    • Shebelle River
      • Fafen River (only reaches the Shebelle in times of flood)
        • Jerer River
      • Erer River
      • Ramis River
        • Galetti River
      • Dungeta River
        • Gololcha River
    • Ganale Dorya River
      • Mena River
      • Weyib River or Gestro River
      • Welmel River
    • Dawa River

Flowing into endorheic basins

An endorheic basin, is a drainage basin, or watershed, which does not flow into a major ocean.

Afar Depression

  • Awash River
    • Logiya River
    • Mille River
    • Borkana River
    • Ataye River
    • Hawadi River
    • Kabenna River
    • Germama River (or Kasam River)
    • Durkham River
    • Keleta River
    • Mojo River
    • Akaki River
  • Dechatu River

Lake Ziway

  • Meki River
  • Katar River

Lake Abaya

  • Bilate River

Lake Chamo

  • Kulfo River

Lake Chew Bahir

  • Weito River
    • Sagan River

Lake Turkana

  • Kibish River
  • Omo River
    • Usno River
      • Mago River
      • Neri River
    • Mui River
    • Denchya River
    • Gojeb River
    • Gibe River
      • Gilgel Gibe River

List by letter

A to G

Abay River - Adabay River - Akaki River - Akobo River - Alero River - Angereb River - Ataba River - Ataye River - Atbarah River - Awash River - Awetu River - Ayesha River

Balagas River - Baro River - Bashilo River - Beles River - Bilate River - Birbir River - Blue Nile - Borkana River

Cheleleka River

Dabus River - Dawa River - Dechatu River - Dembi River - Denchya River - Didessa River - Dinder River - Doha River - Dukem River - Durkham River

Erer River

Fafen River

Galetti River - Ganale Dorya River - Gebba River - Gebele River - Germama River - Gestro River - Gibe River - Gilgel Gibe River - Gilo River - Gojeb River - Gololcha River - Greater Angereb River - Guder River - Gumara River

H to L

Hanger River - Hawadi River

Jamma River - Jerer River - Jikawo River - Jubba River

Kabenna River - Karsa River - Katar River - Keleta River - Kibish River - Kulfo River

Lagabora River - Lesser Abay - Lesser Angereb - Logiya River

M to S

Mago River - Magech River - Mareb River - Meki River - Mena River - Mille River - Modjo River - Mofar River - Muger River - Mui River

Neri River

Omo River

Pibor River

Qechene River

Rahad River - Reb River - Robe River

Sagan River - Shebelle River - Shinfa River - Sor River

T to Z

Tekezé River

Usno River - Ubbi Ubbi River

Wabe River - Walaqa River - Wajja River - Wanchet River - Wari River - Weito River - Weyib River - Welmel River

Yabus River


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