|Five longest rivers in Japan|
|Ranking||Name of the river||Length(km)|
|Five widest areas of the river basin|
|Ranking||Name of the river||Area(km2)|
The number of river branches of the Shinano River is second in Japan. Each river branch gives all kinds of benefits to people living in the river basin.
|Top 5 ranking number of river branches in Japan|
|Ranking||Name of the river||Number of river branches|
Since 70% of Japan is mountainous, water flows nonstop from the source of a river, in the mountains to the sea. The incline of the rivers are steep, so water flows fast.
Extension and inclination of the Shinano River
Inclines of rivers