General Knowledge - Waterfalls


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The following table enlists the major Waterfalls (Based on Height) of the world −

Waterfalls Height (in Meters) Location On (River)
Angel Falls 979 Venezuela Churun River (a tributary of Orinoco River)
Tugela Falls 948 South Africa Tugela River
Tres Hermanas Falls 914 Peru N/A
Olo'upena Falls 900 Hawaii (USA) N/A
Yumbilla Falls 896 Peru N/A

The following table enlists the major Waterfalls (Based on Flow Rate) of the world −

Waterfalls Mean annual flow rate (m3/s) Width (m) River Location
Boyoma Falls 17,000 1,372 Lualaba Democratic Republic of the Congo
Guaíra Falls 13,300 Parana Paraguay & Brazil
Khone Phapheng Falls 11,610 10,783 Mekong Laos
Niagara Falls 2,407 1,203 Niagara Canada
Iguazú Falls 1,746 2,700 Iguazu Argentina & Brazil
Victoria 1,088 1,708 Zambezi Zambia & Zimbabwe


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