List of waterfalls

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This is a list of waterfalls of the world by continent. See also List of waterfalls by height, List of waterfalls by flow rate and List of waterfalls by type.

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Africa[edit]

Angola[edit]

Burkina Faso[edit]

Burundi[edit]

Democratic Republic of the Congo[edit]

Central African Republic[edit]

Chad[edit]

Ethiopia[edit]

Gabon[edit]

Ghana[edit]

Tagbo Falls, Ghana

Guinea[edit]

Kenya[edit]

Lesotho[edit]

Libya[edit]

Madagascar[edit]

Mali[edit]

Morocco[edit]

Namibia[edit]

Somalia[edit]

Lamadaya waterfalls in Sanaag, Somalia.

South Africa[edit]

Northern Cape[edit]

KwaZulu-Natal[edit]

Mpumalanga[edit]

Uganda[edit]

Zambia[edit]

Zimbabwe[edit]

Asia[edit]

Bangladesh[edit]

Cambodia[edit]

China[edit]

Hong Kong[edit]

East Timor[edit]

India[edit]

Indonesia[edit]

Iran[edit]

Japan[edit]

  • Fukuroda Falls - 120 m (390 ft)
  • Hannoki Falls - The tallest falls in Japan, 497 m (1,631 ft); Only flows from April to July. Hannoki Falls perform twin falls with Shōmyō Falls.
  • Kegon Falls - 97 m (318 ft) infamous for suicides
  • Nachi Falls - Well known falls in Japan, 133 m (436 ft)
  • Nunobiki Falls - 120 m (390 ft) in four cascades, of great cultural significance, considered a meisho, or "famous site"
  • Shindō Falls - 83 m (272 ft) high, and, after rain, large in volume
  • Shōmyō Falls - The tallest year-round waterfall in Japan, at 349 m (1,145 ft)
  • Abe Great Falls

Korea[edit]

The first two falls of Cheonjeyeon Waterfall, South Korea

Kyrgyzstan[edit]

Laos[edit]

Malaysia[edit]

Mongolia[edit]

  • Ulaan Tsutgalan Waterfall - 20 m drop. On a tributary of the Orkhon River.
  • Arsai Waterfall - 70 m drop.

Nepal[edit]

Pakistan[edit]

  • Manthokha Waterfalls
  • Jamgar Falls
  • Gulpur Waterfalls
  • Naran Kaghan Waterfalls
  • Pir Ghaib Waterfall
  • Hanna-Urak Waterfall
  • Chotok Waterfal
  • Marot Waterfalls
  • Naran Kaghan Waterfalls
  • Baffa Waterfalls
  • Gojar Khan Waterfalls
  • Swabi Waterfalls

Philippines[edit]

Russia (Siberia)[edit]

Singapore[edit]

Sri Lanka[edit]

Taiwan[edit]

Thailand[edit]

Vietnam[edit]

Europe[edit]

Dettifoss in northern Iceland. Considered to be the most powerful in Europe

Albania[edit]

Austria[edit]

Armenia[edit]

Belgium[edit]

Bosnia and Herzegovina[edit]

Bulgaria[edit]

Full list images and description of all waterfalls in Bulgaria

Croatia[edit]

Czech Republic[edit]

The highest waterfall in the Czech republic - Pančava waterfall.

Estonia[edit]

Faeroe Islands[edit]

Finland[edit]

Pihtsusköngäs is one of the most powerful waterfalls in Finland.
Hepoköngäs, Finland

France[edit]

Germany[edit]

Hungary[edit]

Iceland[edit]

Main article: Waterfalls of Iceland

Ireland[edit]

Italy[edit]

Latvia[edit]

Republic of Macedonia[edit]

Montenegro[edit]

Norway[edit]

Poland[edit]

Portugal[edit]

  • Cascata da Ribeira Grande (Fajãzinha, Azores) - 300 m (tallest of around 20 waterfalls at this location, some falling into the sea)
  • Cascata de Fisgas do Ermelo - 200 m
  • Risco waterfall - 100 m
  • Cascata do Poço do Bacalhau (Fajã Grande) - 90 m
  • Frecha da Mizarela - 75 m
  • Água Cai d`Alto - 60 m
  • Faia da Água Alta - 35 m
  • Pitões das Júnias - 30+ m
  • Peneda - 30 m
  • Cascata das 25 Fontes (25 Fontes Falls) (Madeira) - 30 m
  • Cabreia - 25 m
  • Pulo do Lobo - 20+ m
  • Fraga da Pena - 20 m
  • Açude de Valverde - 6+ m
  • Vale do Muro - S. Jorge da Beira - 4,23 m
  • Pego do inferno - Tavira, Algarve

Romania[edit]

European Russia[edit]

Serbia[edit]

Slovakia[edit]

Slovenia[edit]

Spain[edit]

Sweden[edit]

Switzerland[edit]

The Rhine Falls, largest in Europe

Turkey[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

England[edit]

Northern Ireland[edit]

Scotland[edit]

Wales[edit]

Ukraine[edit]

Main article: Waterfalls of Ukraine

America[edit]

North America[edit]

Belize[edit]

Canada[edit]

Costa Rica[edit]

Greenland[edit]

Guatemala[edit]

Guadeloupe[edit]

Jamaica[edit]

Mexico[edit]

Saint Lucia[edit]

United States[edit]

Alaska[edit]
Alabama[edit]
Arkansas[edit]
Arizona[edit]
California[edit]
List of waterfalls is located in California
Alamere Falls
Alamere Falls
Bonita Falls
Bonita Falls
Burney Falls
Burney Falls
Darwin Falls
Darwin Falls
Feather Falls
Feather Falls
McWay Falls
McWay Falls
21 Waterfalls in Yosemite
21 Waterfalls in Yosemite
Waterfalls in California
Colorado[edit]
Florida[edit]
Georgia[edit]
Hawaii[edit]
Main article: § Hawaiian Islands
Idaho[edit]
Kentucky[edit]
Cumberland Falls
Louisiana[edit]
  • Lake Peigneur Drilling Disaster - 50 m (160 ft) drop (all below sea-level) flowed for 3 days in 1980 due to an oil rig drilling into a salt mine
Maryland[edit]
Raven Rock Falls is a little-known waterfall in Parkton, Maryland.
Dulaney Valley Falls is a 17-foot cascading waterfall in Baldwin, Maryland
Massachusetts[edit]
  • Bash Bish Falls - 61 m (200 ft), The falls are made up of a series of cascades with the final cascade being split into twin falls by a jutting rock, dropping in an 80-foot (24 m) "V" over boulders to a serene pool below.
Michigan[edit]
Minnesota[edit]
Missouri[edit]
  • Marvel Cave - 50 ft (15 m) subterranean waterfall, plus others
  • Mina Sauk Falls – 132 ft (40 m), highest waterfall in Missouri
Montana[edit]
Nebraska[edit]
  • Smith Falls - 63 ft (19 m), highest water in Nebraska
New Hampshire[edit]
New Jersey[edit]
New York[edit]
North Carolina[edit]
Ohio[edit]
Oklahoma[edit]
Oregon[edit]

There are over 200 waterfalls in Oregon. Some of the more notable include:

Pennsylvania[edit]
South Carolina[edit]
South Dakota[edit]
Tennessee[edit]
Texas[edit]
Utah[edit]
  • Bridal Veil Falls – 185 m (607 ft) tall double cataract waterfall
  • Calf Creek Falls
  • Stewart Falls
  • Adams Falls - located at the end of Adams Canyon Trail in Layton, UT. Adams Canyon Trail is a 3.7 mile out and back trail located near Layton, Utah that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for camping, cross country skiing & hiking. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
Virginia[edit]
  • Cascades - 69 ft (21 m), this waterfall is near Pembroke in Giles County; the creek, Little Stony, originates in Mountain Lake and flows into the New River
  • Crabtree Falls - 366 m (1,201 ft), this cascading waterfall features a drop of 122 m (400 ft); it is the tallest waterfall east of the Mississippi River and has the tallest single drop east of the Mississippi River
Washington[edit]
West Virginia[edit]
Cathedral Falls in Fayette County.
Wisconsin[edit]
Wyoming[edit]

South America[edit]

Gocta Waterfall, in Peru

Argentina[edit]

Brazil[edit]

Chile[edit]

Colombia[edit]

Guyana[edit]

Paraguay[edit]

Peru[edit]

Venezuela[edit]

Oceania[edit]

Australia[edit]

New South Wales[edit]

Northern Territory[edit]

Queensland[edit]

South Australia[edit]

First Falls in Waterfall Gully, 25m

Tasmania[edit]

Victoria[edit]

Hawaiian Islands[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

French Polynesia[edit]

Tahiti[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]