Top 10 longest canals in the world
daitranvan 4-06-2021, 03:18
The canal is a man-made terrestrial water flow. The oldest canals were built in Mesopotamia 4,000 years BC. As of now, there are many canals in the world. So what is the longest canal in the world. The following is a list of the ten longest canals in the world.

Dai Yun Ha


Top 10 longest canals in the world

Photo Source: 新浪

Canal length: 1794 km

Dai Yun Ha is one of the oldest historic canals in the world, also known as the Great Market. Dai Yunxia passes through cities and provinces in mainland China: Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei, Shandong, Jiangsu and Zhejiang. For more than 2,500 years, the canal has played a huge role in the development and economic and cultural exchanges between the northern and southern regions of China, especially the development of the public economy. agriculture along the canal.


Erie Canal


Photo Source: History.com

The length of the canal is 584 km (363 mi), the channel width is 12 metres (39 feet) deep, 1.2 m (4 feet). The whole canal total has 83 dams.
The Erie Canal is the first means of transportation to the East coast and the western mainland, much quicker than the most commonly used animal drag trucks at the time. Channel Erie not only speeds up shipping but also reduces 95% of shipping costs in coastal and inland areas. Fast channel traffic makes the western part of New York more accessible.


Suez Canal


Photo Source: History.com

Channel Length: 193.3 km

The Suez Canal was built in 1869. It is one of the most frequently used routes in the world. It is the boundary between Asia and Africa and the main channel for people from Asia and Africa.


Albert Canal


Photo Source: Wikiwand

Channel Length: 129.5 km

The Albert Canal was built in 1939. The most narrow is 24 meters and the shallow water is 5m. It was built in 1930 and completed in 1939.


Moscow Canal


Photo Source: Dronestagram

Channel Length: 128.1 km

This is a huge and complex irrigation work. There are large dams, water pumping stations, drains, river tunnels, 8 hydro-electric stations... The establishment of the Moscow canal shortened the cruise distance between Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod, Moscow and St. Petersburg respectively 110 km and 1,100 km away.


Volga-Don Canal


Photo Source: World Atlas

Channel Length: 101 km

The Volga-Don Canal is in the state of Volgograd in western Russia. Construction of the canal began in 1948 and was completed in 1952.


Kiel Canal


Image source: Britannica

Channel Length: 98.26 km

The canal connects the North Sea (in Brunsbüttel) to the Baltic Sea (in Kiel-Holtenau). Germany repaired the canal, in order to help battleship ships can travel from the Baltic Sea to the North Sea and vice versa without the need to cycle through Denmark. Help the North Sea journey to the short Baltic sea 756 km


Göta Channel


Photo Source: Best Served Scandinavia

Channel Length: 190.5 km

The Göta Canal is a canal that was built in the early 19th century, it is made up of many lakes, rivers and large amounts of digging workers. The canal itself is 190.5 km long, of which 87 km are trained, 15 metres wide and 3 metres deep.


Panama Canal


Photo Source: Dal Travel

Channel Length: 81.3 km

The Panama Canal, located in the Central American country of Panama, cuts across the Isthmus of Panama, connects the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean, is an important waterway transport.


Manchester Ship Canal


Photo Source: Manchester Evening News

Channel Length: 58 km

The Manchester Canal is a canal in northwestern England. It is 58 km long, 14-24 meters wide and 9 meters deep. It was repaired in 1887 and opened in 1894.


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