Living Waters Resort

The Nile

Twilight at the Nile from Living Waters Resort

The Nile is the longest River in the world traveling 6696km (4184 miles) from the source of the White Nile in Uganda to the Nile Delta in Egypt. The English name NILE is thought to originate from the semitic “Nahal” meaning river.

The Niles majestic waters flow at an average volume of 300 million cubic meters per day passing through four countries (Uganda, South Sudan, Sudan and Egypt) in the course of a 3 month journey. This is the White Nile Tributary.

Another tributary, the Blue Nile emerges from Lake Tana in Ethiopia and joins the White Nile in Khartoum, Sudan.

The Nile has for long captured the imagination of countless travelers throughout the ages. Since biblical times the Nile has provided water and therefore life to the millions of people that live along it banks.

The Nile formed the economic foundation of the ancient civilizations of Egypt and Sudan which almost 3000 years BC built the most astounding Architectural masterpieces