Jinja is the source of the Nile river, a major north-flowing river in northeastern Africa, and is commonly regarded as the longest river in the world.
River Nile is well known to be the longest river in the world. Its source is right here at Jinja, Uganda. If you may be wondering how the name Nile come about, it’s a famous Greek word simply meaning valley. The river flows from the surrounding areas close to the equator to the outrageous Safari desert and up to the eastern Mediterranean Sea. The river is about 6696km long and pours its waters in Egypt.