Try our corporate solution for free!
(212) 419-8286
hadley.ward@statista.com

Canada's major rivers based on discharge

The Saint Lawrence River is the largest river in Canada based on the volume of water that flows through the river per second. However, the Mackenzie River system, located in the Northwest Territories is the longest river in Canada at about 4,240 kilometers. Globally, the Nile River is the longest river on Earth, measured at 6,671 kilometers.

Saint Lawrence River

The Saint Lawrence River begins at the outflow of Lake Ontario, the fifth largest lake in Canada. The biggest lake in Canada is Lake Superior, which shares its borders with the United States. The river drains into the Gulf of Saint Lawrence, which is one of the largest estuary in the world. Estuaries are partially enclosed bodies of brackish water and act as a transition zone from river environments into maritime environments. The Saint Lawrence River was named by the first European explorer to sail into the river, Jacques Cartier. As Cartier arrived in the estuary on Saint Lawrence’s feast day, he named the river after the saint.

Leading rivers in Canada, based on discharge volume

Exclusive Premium statistic

You need a Single Account for unlimited access.

  • Full access to 1m statistics

  • Incl. source references

  • Available to download in PNG, PDF, XLS format

Single Account

$39 $59 per month *
in the first 12 months
33% discount until December 20th
*Duration: 12 months, billed annually, single license

Access to this and all other statistics on 80,000 topics from

$468 / Year
$708 / Year

Show detailed source information?
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in
Source

Release date

May 2016

Region

Canada

Survey time period

as of 2015

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $468 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.
This statistic is not included in your account.

Single Account
The ideal entry-level account for individual users
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references
$59 $39 / Month *
in the first 12 months
Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* Prices do not include sales tax.

Statistics on "Prince Edward Island"

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $468 / Year
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.