International River Basin Register

This register lists the world's international river basins, delineated by continent. Includes basin name, total area of basin (sq. km), list of countries associated with basin, area of each country within basin (sq. km) and percent area of each country within basin. Last updated in July 2012.


Africa Map of Basins | Image for download Table of Basins
Asia Map of Basins | Image for download Table of Basins
Europe Map of Basins | Image for download Table of Basins
North America      Map of Basins | Image for download Table of Basins
South America Map of Basins | Image for download Table of Basins

For a copy of the excel spreadsheet that lists all the countries and country basin units, please download here.

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