Canals are man-made Water channels for different purpose such as irrigation, Shipping, Local transportation, Control Flood and recently uses for tourism. Canals are most typically designs for connecting between the rivers, lakes, Cities and Ocean for easy access. Canals have long history they are developed and maintained hundreds of years by dynasties to nowadays governments. The cities in the ancient and middle age well connected with channels of water that’s the easiest way of transportation for that time. The Panama Canal is not listed in top but that connecting Atlantic Ocean to Pacific Ocean that saves huge time and transportation expenses for ships and Panama Canal is one of the Engineering wonders in the World that has huge locks for huge ships. In the list below are shows the longest canals all time, which includes shipping and irrigation.
The Following list of Longest Canals or Artificial Rivers in the World.
Name of Canal
Amu Darya-Karakum Desert
SaimaGulf of Finland
Black Sea-Kuma Manych Depression
Manych Ship Canal
Black Sea-Caspian Sea
Grand Union Canal
Sukkur Barrage-Khaipur, Sanghar-Districts
Rhine-Rhone, North Sea-Mediterranean
Rhine, Marne, Meuse River, Moselle River, Canal des houillères de la Sarre
Leeds and Liverpool Canal
Mediterranean Sea-Red Sea
Note: The list of ranking mentioned above is collection of known longest canals, some of the unconfirmed Canals are not listed in the list.