A voyage on the River Nile

Welcome to the Source of the Nile. The River Nile is the longest river in the world. It starts its 6,650km (4,130 miles) journey from Lake Victoria in Uganda through Ethiopia, South Sudan, Sudan to the Mediterranean Sea in Egypt. In Uganda, the Nile holds the Owen Falls Dam, Uganda's only source of hydro electricity. In Sudan, the Nile holds the Merowe Dam, also known as Merowe High Dam or Hamdab Dam. In Egypt, the Nile holds Aswan Dam. In Ethiopia, there are several dams being constructed on the Nile.