Famous Waterfalls in the World

  • Iguazu Falls – forms a border between Argentina and Brazil. It is the largest waterfall system in the world.
  • Niagara Falls – share the international border of Canada and the United States and lie in the states of new york and province of Ontario. It is a collective name of three waterfalls.
  • Victoria Falls – One of the Seven natural wonders of the world by CNN. It is in South Africa on the Zambezi river and shares the border of Zimbabwe and Zambia. 
  • Kaieteur Falls – is in Guyana. It is twice as high as Victoria Falls and 5 times higher than Niagara Falls. 
  • Angel Falls – are the world’s highest uninterrupted waterfalls, on the Churún River, a tributary of the Caroní river.
  • Paulo Afonso Falls – is a series of waterfalls on the São Francisco River in the north-east of Brazil.
  • Livingstone Falls – are a succession of enormous rapids on the lower course of the Congo River in west equatorial Africa, downstream from Malebo Pool in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
  • Boyoma Falls (Stanley Falls) Boyoma Falls, formerly known as Stanley Falls, is a series of seven cataracts, along a curve of the Lualaba River between the river port towns of Ubundu and Kisangani in the Orientale Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Beyond the cataract the Lualaba becomes the Congo River.
  • Tugela Falls – Tugela Falls is a complex of seasonal waterfalls located in the Drakensberg of Royal Natal National Park in KwaZulu-Natal Province, Republic of South Africa.
  • Utigord Falls – in Norway, also known as Ramnefjellsfossen or Utigardsfossen is unofficially listed as the third-highest waterfall in the world.
  • Alexandra Falls – is located on the Hay River in Canada.
  • Idaho Falls – on the Snake River, United States.
  • International Falls – on the south bank of Rainy River, Minnesota, United States.
  • Browne Falls –  is a waterfall above Doubtful Sound, which is located in Fiordland National Park, New Zealand.
Waterfalls in the WorldHeight – Metres/FeetsLocalityCountry
Angel Falls979 metres (3,212 ft)Canaima National Park, BolívarVenezuela
Tugela Falls948 metres (3,110 ft)KwaZulu-NatalSouth Africa
Tres Hermanas Falls914 metres (2,999 ft)Otishi National Park, JuninPeru
Olo’upena Falls900 metres (2,953 ft)Molokai, HawaiiUnited States
Yumbilla Falls896 metres (2,940 ft)AmazonasPeru
Vinnufossen860 metres (2,822 ft)Møre og RomsdalNorway
Balåifossen850 metres (2,789 ft)HordalandNorway
Pu’uka’oku Falls840 metres (2,756 ft)HawaiiUnited States
James Bruce Falls840 metres (2,756 ft)British ColumbiaCanada
Browne Falls836 metres (2,743 ft)Doubtful Sound, SouthlandNew Zealand
Strupenfossen820 metres (2,690 ft)Sogn og FjordaneNorway
Ramnefjellsfossen818 metres (2,684 ft)Sogn og FjordaneNorway
Waihilau Falls792 metres (2,598 ft)HawaiiUnited States
Colonial Creek Falls788 metres (2,585 ft)WashingtonUnited States
Mongefossen773 metres (2,536 ft)Møre og RomsdalNorway
Gocta Cataracts771 metres (2,530 ft)AmazonasPeru
Mutarazi Falls762 metres (2,500 ft)ManicalandZimbabwe
Kjelfossen755 metres (2,477 ft)Sogn og FjordaneNorway
Yosemite Falls739 metres (2,425 ft)CaliforniaUnited States
Cascades de Trou de Fer725 metres (2,379 ft)RéunionFrance
Olmaafossen720 metres (2,362 ft)Møre og RomsdalNorway (Tallest Waterfall in Norway)
Manawainui Falls719 metres (2,359 ft)HawaiiUnited States
Kjeragfossen715 metres (2,346 ft)RogalandNorway
Avalanche Basin Falls707 metres (2,320 ft)MontanaUnited States
Harrison Basin Falls707 metres (2,320 ft)MontanaUnited States
Haloku Falls700 metres (2,297 ft)HawaiiUnited States
Chamberlain Falls700 metres (2,297 ft)SouthlandNew Zealand
Alfred Creek Falls700 metres (2,297 ft)British ColumbiaCanada
Døntefossen700 metres (2,297 ft)Møre og RomsdalNorway
Brufossen698 metres (2,290 ft)HordalandNorway
Spirefossen690 metres (2,264 ft)Sogn og FjordaneNorway
Lake Unknown Falls680 metres (2,231 ft)OtagoNew Zealand
Kukenam, Salto674 metres (2,211 ft)BolívarVenezuela
Yutaj, Salto671 metres (2,201 ft)AmazonasVenezuela
La Chorrera Falls590 metres (1,936 ft)CundinamarcaColombia
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World’s highest Waterfalls (Artificial Waterfalls)

Artificial Waterfall in the worldHeight Metres/FeetCountry
Cascata Delle Marmore (Created by Ancient Romans) tallest man-made waterfall in the world165 metres (541 ft)Parco Fluviale del NeraItaly
Liebian Waterfall (largest artificial waterfall in the world, tallest waterfall included in a building)108 metres (354 ft)Liebian International Plaza China
Rain Vortex – Largest Indoor Waterfall40 metres (131 ft)Jewel Changi Airport Singapore
Cloud Forest Indoor Waterfall35 metres (115 ft)Cloud Forest, Gardens by the Bay Singapore
Jurong Falls30 metres (98 ft)Jurong Bird Park Singapore
Viktoriapark Waterfall24 metres (79 ft)Viktoriapark Germany
Lotte Music Fountain18.2 metres (60 ft)Aqua Mall, Lotte Department Store (Busan) South Korea

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