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Encyclopedia > List of islands by area
Islands by area. The curve matches a power-law distribution with an R2 correlation of 0.992. Data taken from this list as of April 2008.

This is a list of islands in the world ordered by area. It includes all islands with an area greater than 2,500 km² (970 square miles). For comparison, continental landmasses are also shown. See Also: Watt In physics, a power law relationship between two scalar quantities x and y is any such that the relationship can be written as where a (the constant of proportionality) and k (the exponent of the power law) are constants. ... In statistics, the coefficient of determination R2 is the proportion of variability in a data set that is accounted for by a statistical model. ... Animated, colour-coded map showing the various continents. ... A landmass is a large continuous area of land. ...

These figures are rough approximations only.

Rank Continent Area
(km²)
Area
(sq mi)
Country/Countries
1 Afro-Eurasia 84,400,000 32,500,000 Various
2 Americas 42,300,000 16,400,000 Various
3 Antarctica 13,000,000 5,000,000 None (  Argentina,  Australia,  Chile,  France,  New Zealand,  Norway and the  United Kingdom have territorial claims)
4 Australia 7,600,000 2,900,000  Australia

Note: Australia, at 7,600,000 km², is here considered a continental landmass rather than an island. Australia is more than three times the size of Greenland, the largest island. However, Australia is sometimes considered 'The Island Continent'.[1] Afro-Eurasia plus associated islands. ... World map showing the Americas CIA political map of the Americas in an equal-area projection The Americas are the lands of the New World, consisting of the continents of North America and South America with their associated islands and regions. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Argentina. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Chile. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_New_Zealand. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Norway. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Kingdom. ... Territorial claims of Antarctica Antarctica territories Brazils Antarctica Territory Currently there are seven claimant nations who maintain a territorial claim on eight territories in Antarctica. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... To help compare orders of magnitude of different surface areas, here is a list of areas between 1 million kmÂ² and 10 million kmÂ². See also areas of other orders of magnitude. ... Animated, colour-coded map showing the various continents. ...

## Islands over 250,000 km²

Although an island is, in general, any land mass that is completely surrounded by water, some definitions exclude land masses large enough to be considered continents. Placing Australia in the latter category (even though arguments can be made whether it is technically a continent, or merely part of the larger continent called Australasia) makes Greenland the largest island. For the sake of classification the list of islands will begin with Greenland. Australasia Australasia is a term variably used to describe a region of Oceania: Australia, New Zealand, and neighbouring islands in the Pacific Ocean. ...

Rank Island’s Name Area
(km²)
Area
(sq mi)
Country/Countries
1 Greenland 2,130,800[2] 822,706  Greenland, autonomous province of  Denmark
2 New Guinea 785,753 303,381  Indonesia (Papua and West Papua) and  Papua New Guinea
3 Borneo 748,168 288,869  Brunei,  Indonesia (Central, East, South and West Kalimantan) and  Malaysia (Sabah and Sarawak)
5 Baffin Island 507,451[3] 195,928  Canada (Nunavut)
6 Sumatra 443,066 171,069  Indonesia (Aceh, Bengkulu, Jambi, Lampung, Riau and North, South and West Sumatra)

## Islands 25,000 km²–250,000 km²

Rank Island’s Name Area
(km²)
Area
(sq mi)
Country/Countries
7 Honshū 225,800 87,182  Japan (Chūbu, Chūgoku, Kansai, Kantō and Tōhoku regions)
8 Great Britain 218,595[4] 84,400  United Kingdom (England, Scotland and Wales)
9 Victoria Island 217,291[3] 83,897  Canada (Northwest Territories and Nunavut)
10 Ellesmere Island 196,236[3] 75,767  Canada (Nunavut)
11 Sulawesi 180,681 69,761  Indonesia (Gorontalo and Central, North, South, South East and West Sulawesi)
12 South Island 145,836 56,308  New Zealand
13 Java 138,794 53,589  Indonesia (Banten, Jakarta, Yogyakarta and Central, East and West Java)
14 North Island 111,583 43,082  New Zealand
15 Luzon 109,965 42,458  Philippines
17 Cuba main island 105,806 40,852  Cuba
18 Iceland (main island) 101,826 39,315  Iceland
19 Mindanao 97,530 36,657  Philippines
20 Ireland 81,638 31,521  Ireland and  United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)
21 Hokkaidō 78,719 30,394  Japan (Hokkaidō region)
22 Hispaniola 73,929 28,544  Dominican Republic and  Haiti
23 Sakhalin 72,493 28,376  Russia (Sakhalin Oblast)
24 Banks Island 70,028[3] 27,038  Canada (Northwest Territories)
25 Sri Lanka main island 65,268[2] 25,200  Sri Lanka
26 Tasmania (main island) 64,519[5] 24,911  Australia (Tasmania)
27 Devon Island 55,247[3] 21,331  Canada (Nunavut) (largest uninhabited island in the world)
28 Alexander Island 49,070 18,946 None (Antarctic territorial claims by  Argentina (partial),  Chile and  United Kingdom)
29 Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego 47,401 18,302  Argentina (Patagonia Region) and  Chile (Magallanes and Antártica Chilena Region)
30 Northern Island (Ostrov Severny) 47,079 18,177  Russia (Arkhangelsk Oblast)
31 Berkner Island 43,873 16,939 None (Antarctic territorial claims by  Argentina,  Chile (partial) and  United Kingdom)
32 Axel Heiberg Island 43,178[3] 16,671  Canada (Nunavut)
33 Melville Island 42,149[3] 16,274  Canada (Northwest Territories and Nunavut)
34 Southampton Island 41,214[3] 15,913  Canada (Nunavut)
35 Marajó 40,100[2] 15,483  Brazil (Pará) (largest littoral island in the world)
36 Spitsbergen 38,981 15,051  Norway (Svalbard)
37 Kyūshū 37,437 14,455  Japan (Kyūshū region)
38 New Britain 35,145 13,570  Papua New Guinea
39 Taiwan 35,801 13,323  Republic of China (Taiwan) (claimed by  People's Republic of China)
40 Prince of Wales Island 33,339[3] 12,872  Canada (Nunavut)
41 Southern Island (Ostrov Yuzhny) 33,246 12,836  Russia (Arkhangelsk Oblast)
42 Hainan 33,210 12,822  People's Republic of China (Hainan Province)
43 Vancouver Island 31,285[3] 12,079  Canada (British Columbia)
44 Timor 28,418 10,972  East Timor and  Indonesia (East Nusa Tenggara)
45 Sicily 25,662 9,908  Italy

## Islands 10,000 km²–25,000 km²

Rank Island’s Name Area
(km²)
Area
(sq mi)
Country/Countries
46 Somerset Island 24,786[3] 9,570  Canada (Nunavut)
47 Kotelny / Faddeyevsky 24,000 9,266  Russia (Sakha Republic)
48 Sardinia 23,949 9,247  Italy
49 Bananal 20,000[2] 7,722  Brazil (Tocantins) (world's largest fluvial island)
50 Shikoku 18,545 7,160  Japan (Shikoku region)
51 Halmahera 18,040 6,865  Indonesia (North Maluku)
52 Ceram 17,454 6,621  Indonesia (Maluku)
53 New Caledonia (main island) 16,648 6,467 New Caledonia, self-governing overseas territory of  France
54 Bathurst Island 16,042[3] 6,194  Canada (Nunavut)
55 Prince Patrick Island 15,848[3] 6,119  Canada (Northwest Territories)
56 Thurston Island 15,700[2] 6,050 None (unclaimed island of Antarctica)
57 Sumbawa 14,386 5,965  Indonesia (West Nusa Tenggara)
58 Nordaustlandet 14,247 5,486  Norway (Svalbard)
59 Oktyabrskoy Revolyutsii 14,204 5,471  Russia (Krasnoyarsk Krai)
60 Flores 14,154 5,464  Indonesia (East Nusa Tenggara)
61 King William Island 13,111[3] 5,062  Canada (Nunavut)
62 Negros 13,074 5,048  Philippines
63 Samar 12,849 4,961  Philippines
64 Palawan 12,189 4,706  Philippines
65 Panay 12,011 4,637  Philippines
66 Tupinambarana 11,850[2] 4,576  Brazil (Amazonas)
67 Yos Sudarso 11,742 4,534  Indonesia (Papua)
68 Bangka 11,413 4,407  Indonesia (Bangka-Belitung Islands)
69 Ellef Ringnes Island 11,295[3] 4,361  Canada (Nunavut)
70 Bolshevik 11,206 4,327  Russia (Krasnoyarsk Krai)
71 Jamaica 11,190 4,320  Jamaica
72 Bylot Island 11,067[3] 4,273  Canada (Nunavut)
73 Sumba 10,711 4,135  Indonesia (East Nusa Tenggara)
74 Mindoro 10,572 4,082  Philippines
75 Viti Levu 10,531 4,066  Fiji
76 Hawai'i (Big Island) 10,434 4,029  United States (Hawaii)
77 Cape Breton Island 10,311[3] 3,981  Canada (Nova Scotia)

## Islands 5,000 km²–10,000 km²

Rank Island’s Name Area
(km²)
Area
(sq mi)
Country/Countries
78 Prince Charles Island 9,521[3] 3,676  Canada (Nunavut)
79 Bougainville 9,318 3,598  Papua New Guinea
80 Kodiak Island 9,293 3,588  United States (Alaska)
81 Cyprus 9,234 3,572  Cyprus
82 Puerto Rico 9,100 3,435  Puerto Rico, commonwealth associated with the  United States
83 Komsomolets Island 8,812 3,402  Russia (Krasnoyarsk Krai)
84 Corsica 8,741 3,351  France
85 Qeqertarsuaq (Disko) 8,612 3,312  Greenland, autonomous province of  Denmark
86 Carney Island 8,500[2] 3,300 None (unclaimed island of Antarctica)
87 Chiloé 8,478 3,273  Chile (Los Lagos Region)
88 Buru 8,473 3,271  Indonesia (Maluku)
89 Crete 8,312 3,209  Greece (Crete periphery)
90 Anticosti 7,941[3] 3,066  Canada (Quebec)
91 Roosevelt Island 7,910 3,054 None (Antarctic territorial claim by  New Zealand)
92 Wrangel (Vrangelya) 7,866 3,037  Russia (Chukotka Autonomous Okrug)
93 New Ireland 7,404 2,859  Papua New Guinea
94 Leyte 7,368 2,785  Philippines
95 Sjælland 7,180 2,715  Denmark
96 Cornwallis Island 6,995[3] 2,701  Canada (Nunavut)
97 Prince of Wales Island 6,675 2,577  United States (Alaska)
98 Kerguelen main island (Desolation Island) 6,617 2,555  French Southern and Antarctic Lands, overseas territory of  France
99 East Falkland 6,605 2,550  Falkland Islands, overseas territory of the  United Kingdom (also claimed by  Argentina)
100 Siple Island 6,390 2,500 None (unclaimed island of Antarctica)
101 Graham Island 6,361[3] 2,456  Canada (British Columbia)
102 Novaya Sibir 6,201 2,394  Russia (Sakha Republic)
103 Melville Island 5,765 2,234  Australia (Northern Territory)
104 Prince Edward Island 5,620[3] 2,170  Canada (Prince Edward Island)
105 Vanua Levu 5,587 2,157  Fiji
106 Wellington Island 5,556 2,145  Chile (Magallanes and Antártica Chilena Region)
107 Coats Island 5,498 2,123  Canada (Nunavut)
108 Bali 5,416 2,091  Indonesia (Bali)
109 Chichagof Island 5,388 2,080  United States (Alaska)
110 Guadalcanal 5,353 2,047  Solomon Islands
111 Amund Ringnes 5,255[3] 2,029  Canada (Nunavut)
112 Bolshoy Lyakhovsky 5,157 1,991  Russia (Sakha Republic)
113 St. Lawrence Island 5,135 1,983  United States (Alaska)
114 Riesco Island 5,110[2] 1,973  Chile (Magallanes and Antártica Chilena Region)
115 Mackenzie King Island 5,048[3] 1,949  Canada (Northwest Territories and Nunavut)

## Islands 2,500 km²–5,000 km²

Rank Island’s Name Area
(km²)
Area
(sq mi)
Country/Countries
117 Caviana 5,000[4] 1,930  Brazil (Pará)
118 Kolguyev 4,968 1,918  Russia (Nenets Autonomous Okrug)
119 Edgeøya 4,940 1,907  Norway (Svalbard)
120 Gurupá 4,864[4] 1,878  Brazil (Pará)
121 Isabela 4,711 1,819  Ecuador (Galápagos Province)
122 Vendsyssel-Thy 4,685[4] 1,809  Denmark (physically part of the Jutland peninsula until 1825)
123 Lombok 4,625 1,786  Indonesia (West Nusa Tenggara)
124 West Falkland 4,531 1,750  Falkland Islands, overseas territory of the  United Kingdom (also claimed by  Argentina)
125 Belitung 4,478 1,729  Indonesia (Bangka-Belitung Islands)
126 Cebu 4,468 1,725  Philippines
127 Adelaide Island 4,463 1,723 None (Antarctic territorial claims by  Argentina,  Chile and  United Kingdom)
128 Stefansson Island 4,463[3] 1,723  Canada (Nunavut)
129 Madura 4,429 1,710  Indonesia (East Java)
130 Buton 4,408 1,699  Indonesia (South East Sulawesi)
131 Kangaroo Island 4,374 1,689  Australia (South Australia)
133 Nunivak Island 4,209[2] 1,625  United States (Alaska)
134 Unimak Island 4,119 1,590  United States (Alaska)
135 Hoste 4,117[2] 1,590  Chile (Magallanes and Antártica Chilena Region)
136 Spaatz Island 4,100[4] 1,583 None (Antarctic territorial claims by  Chile and  United Kingdom)
137 Baranof Island 4,064 1,569  United States (Alaska)
138 Nias 4,048 1,563  Indonesia (North Sumatra)
139 Espiritu Santo 3,956 1,527  Vanuatu
140 Milne Land 3,913 1,511  Greenland, autonomous province of  Denmark
141 Malaita 3,836 1,481  Solomon Islands
142 Siberut 3,828 1,478  Indonesia (West Sumatra)
143 Bohol 3,821 1,475  Philippines
144 South Georgia 3,718 1,450  South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, overseas territory of the  United Kingdom (also claimed by  Argentina)
145 Santa Inés 3,688 1,424  Chile (Magallanes and Antártica Chilena Region)
146 Majorca 3,667 1,416  Spain (Balearic Islands)
147 Santa Isabel 3,665 1,415  Solomon Islands
148 Euboea 3,655 1,411  Greece (Central Greece periphery)
149 Long Island 3,629[2] 1,401  United States (New York)
150 Socotra 3,607 1,393  Yemen
151 Wetar 3,600 1,390  Indonesia (Maluku)
152 Traill 3,542 1,367  Greenland, autonomous province of  Denmark
153 Bear Island 3,500[4] 1,351 None (Antarctic territorial claims by  Argentina,  Chile and  United Kingdom)
154 North Andros Island 3,439 1,328  Bahamas
155 Vaygach 3,329 1,306  Russia (Arkhangelsk Oblast)
156 Masbate 3,268[4] 1,262  Philippines
157 Iturup (Etorofu) 3,238 1,250  Russia (Sakhalin Oblast) (also claimed by  Japan (Hokkaidō region))
158 San Cristobal 3,190 1,232  Solomon Islands
159 Mansel Island 3,180[3] 1,228  Canada (Nunavut)
160 Waigeo 3,154 1,218  Indonesia (West Papua)
161 Yamdena 3,100[2] 1,200  Indonesia (Maluku)
162 Gotland 3,027 1,169  Sweden
163 Fyn 3,012 1,163  Denmark
164 Akimiski Island 3,001[3] 1,159  Canada (Nunavut)
165 Choiseul 2,971 1,147  Solomon Islands
166 Revillagigedo Island 2,965 1,145  United States (Alaska)
167 Taliabu 2,913 1,120  Indonesia (North Maluku)
168 Muna 2,889 1,115  Indonesia (South East Sulawesi)
169 Zemlya Georga 2,821 1,089  Russia (Arkhangelsk Oblast)
170 Kupreanof Island 2,813 1,086  United States (Alaska)
171 Borden Island 2,794[3] 1,079  Canada (Northwest Territories and Nunavut)
172 North Andaman Island 2,781 1,074  India (Andaman and Nicobar Islands)
173 Manitoulin Island 2,766[3] 1,068  Canada (Ontario) (world's largest freshwater lake island)
175 Saaremaa 2,672 1,032  Estonia
176 Moresby Island 2,608[3] 1,007  Canada (British Columbia)
177 James Ross Island 2,598 1,004 None (Antarctic territorial claims by  Argentina,  Chile and  United Kingdom)
178 Obira 2,542 981  Indonesia (North Maluku)
179 Réunion 2,535 970  France (overseas department)

## Islands 1,000 km²–2,500 km²

This section of the list might not be complete, but covers almost all of the islands in the world over 1,000 km². The area of some Antarctic islands is uncertain.

Island’s Name Area Country
(km²) (sq mi)
Navarino Island 2,473 955  Chile (Magallanes and Antártica Chilena Region)
Paramushir 2,471 954  Russia (Sakhalin Oblast)
Ross Island 2,460 950 None (Antarctic territorial claim by  New Zealand)
Ymer Island 2,437 941  Greenland, autonomous province of  Denmark
Anvers Island 2,432 939 None (Antarctic territorial claims by  Argentina,  Chile and  United Kingdom)
Cornwall Island 2,358 872  Canada (Nunavut)
Peleng 2,345 905  Indonesia (Central Sulawesi)
Groote Eylandt 2,285 882  Australia (Northern Territory)
Yapen 2,278 880  Indonesia (Papua)
Morotai 2,266 875  Indonesia (North Maluku)
Princess Royal Island 2,251 869  Canada (British Columbia)
Isla de la Juventud 2,237 864  Cuba
Wilczek Land 2,203 851  Russia (Arkhangelsk Oblast)
Hinnøya 2,198 849  Norway (Nord-Norge)
Nelson Island 2,183 843  United States (Alaska)
Lewis and Harris 2,179 841  United Kingdom (Scotland)
Richards Island 2,165 836  Canada (Northwest Territories)
Trangan 2,149 830  Indonesia (Maluku)
Alor 2,120 819  Indonesia (East Nusa Tenggara)
Margarita Island 2,100 811  Colombia (an inland fluvial island in the Magdalena River, not to be confused with the Caribbean Venezuelan island)
Laut 2,062 794  Indonesia (South Kalimantan)
Malakula 2,041 788  Vanuatu
New Georgia 2,037 786  Solomon Islands
Misool 2,034 785  Indonesia (West Papua)
Tenerife 2,034 785  Spain (Canary Islands)
Magdalena Island 2,025 782  Chile (Aisén Region)
René-Levasseur 2,020 780  Canada, (Quebec) (largest artificial island)
Bioko 2,017 779  Equatorial Guinea
Ayon Island 2,000 772  Russia (Chukotka Autonomous Okrug)
Karaginsky Island 2,000 772  Russia (Kamchatka Krai)
Kuiu Island 1,962 758  United States (Alaska)
Manus 1,940 749  Papua New Guinea
Biak 1,904 735  Indonesia (Papua)
Bacan 1,900 734  Indonesia (North Maluku)
Maui 1,888 729  United States (Hawaii)
Bintan 1,866 720  Indonesia (Riau Islands)
Mauritius 1,836 709  Mauritius
Jeju-do 1,825 705  South Korea
Bely Island 1,810 699  Russia (Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug)
Afognak 1,809 698  United States (Alaska)
Umnak 1,793 692  United States (Alaska)
Bolshoy Shantar Island 1,766 682  Russia (Khabarovsk Krai)
Bolshoy Begichev Island 1,764 681  Russia (Sakha Republic)
Simeulue 1,754 677  Indonesia (Aceh)
Stewart Island (Rakiura) 1,746 674  New Zealand
Kobroor 1,723 665  Indonesia (Maluku)
Air Force Island 1,720 664  Canada (Nunavut)
Natuna Besar 1,720 664  Indonesia (Riau Islands)
Geographical Society Island 1,717 663  Greenland, autonomous province of  Denmark
Savaii 1,708 659  Samoa
Bathurst Island 1,693 654  Australia (Northern Territory)
Bering Island 1,660 641  Russia (Kamchatka Krai)
Fuerteventura 1,660 641  Spain (Canary Islands)
Zanzibar 1,658 640  Tanzania
Skye 1,656 639  United Kingdom (Scotland)
Fraser Island 1,653 638  Australia (Queensland) (world's largest sand island)
Soisalo 1,638 632  Finland (not a true island: the surrounding lakes are of different levels)
Lesbos 1,630 629  Greece (North Aegean periphery)
Salawati 1,623 627  Indonesia (West Papua)
Kunashir 1,612 622  Russia (Kamchatka Krai) (also claimed by  Japan (Hokkaidō region))
Joinville Island 1,607 620 None (Antarctic territorial claims by  Argentina,  Chile and  United Kingdom)
Tanahbesar (Wokam) 1,604 619  Indonesia (Maluku)
Oahu 1,600 618  United States (Hawaii)
Rantau 1,597 617  Indonesia (Riau)
Senja 1,586 612  Norway (Nord-Norge)
Flaherty Island 1,585 612  Canada (Nunavut)
Gran Canaria 1,560 602  Spain (Canary Islands)
Graham Bell Island 1,557 601  Russia (Arkhangelsk Oblast)
Great Inagua 1,544 596  Bahamas
Eglinton Island 1,541 594  Canada (Northwest Territories)
Middle Andaman Island 1,536 593  India (Andaman and Nicobar Islands)
Clavering Island 1,535 593  Greenland, autonomous province of  Denmark
Pioneer Island 1,527 590  Russia (Krasnoyarsk Krai)
Karimun 1,524 588  Indonesia (Riau Islands)
Catanduanes 1,523 588  Philippines
Charcot Island 1,500[6] 580 None (Antarctic territorial claims by  Chile and  United Kingdom)
Rupat 1,490 575  Indonesia (Riau)
Nares Land 1,466 566  Greenland, autonomous province of  Denmark
South Andros Island 1,448 559  Bahamas
Kauai 1,446 558  United States (Hawaii)
Fergusson Island 1,437 555  Papua New Guinea
Urup 1,436 554  Russia (Sakhalin Oblast)
Rhodes 1,398 540  Greece (South Aegean periphery)
King George Island 1,384 534 None (Antarctic territorial claims by  Argentina,  Chile and  United Kingdom)
Graham Island 1,378 532  Canada (Nunavut)
Pitt Island 1,375 531  Canada (British Columbia)
Nottingham Island 1,372 530  Canada (Nunavut)
Flinders Island 1,359 525  Australia (Tasmania)
Desolación Island 1,352 522  Chile (Magallanes and Antártica Chilena Region)
Ramree Island 1,350 521  Myanmar
Öland 1,342 518  Sweden
Qeshm 1,336 516  Iran
Lougheed Island 1,308 505  Canada (Nunavut)
São Luís Island 1,300 502  Brazil (Maranhão)
Dawson Island 1,290 498  Chile (Magallanes and Antártica Chilena Region)
Barents Island 1,288 497  Norway (Svalbard)
Lembata 1,270 490  Indonesia (East Nusa Tenggara)
Basilan 1,265 488  Philippines
Shannon Island 1,258 486  Greenland, autonomous province of  Denmark
Mill Island 1,258 486 None (Antarctic territorial claim by  Australia)
Morfil 1,250 483  Senegal
Lolland 1,243 480  Denmark
Mangole 1,228 474  Indonesia (North Maluku)
Lavongai 1,227 474  Papua New Guinea
Rote 1,226 473  Indonesia (East Nusa Tenggara)
South Andaman Island 1,211 468  India (Andaman and Nicobar Islands)
Okinawa Island 1,206 466  Japan (Ryukyu Islands)
Tiburón Island 1,200 464  Mexico (Sonora)
Oleny Island 1,197 463  Russia (Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug)
Campana Island 1,188 460  Chile (Aisén Region)
Aracena Island 1,164 451  Chile (Magallanes and Antártica Chilena Region)
Sherman Island 1,159 448 None (unclaimed island of Antarctica)
Grande Comore (Njazidja) 1,158 447  Comoros
Byam Martin Island 1,150 444  Canada (Nunavut)
North Abaco 1,146 442  Bahamas
Lifou 1,146 442 New Caledonia, self-governing overseas territory of  France
Wales Island 1,137 439  Canada (Nunavut)
Île Vanier 1,126 435  Canada (Nunavut)
Upolu 1,125 434  Samoa
Clarence Island 1,111 428  Chile (Magallanes and Antártica Chilena Region)
Martinique 1,101 425  France (overseas department)
Grand Bahama 1,096 423  Bahamas
Alexandra Land (Zemlya Aleksandry) 1,095 423  Russia (Arkhangelsk Oblast)
King Island 1,091 421  Australia (Tasmania)
Rowley Island 1,090 421  Canada (Nunavut)
Meighen Island 1,074 415  Canada (Nunavut)
Isla Margarita 1,072 414  Venezuela
Sääminginsalo 1,069 413  Finland, largest true island of Finland
Serrano Island 1,063 411  Chile (Aisén Region)
Atka Island 1,061 410  United States (Alaska)
Cameron Island 1,059 409  Canada (Nunavut)
Banks Island 1,054 407  Canada (Northwest Territories)
Gallya (Hall Island) 1,049 405  Russia (Arkhangelsk Oblast)
Great Nicobar 1,045 403  India (Andaman and Nicobar Islands)
Madre de Dios Island 1,043 402  Chile (Magallanes and Antártica Chilena Region)
Tahiti 1,042 402  French Polynesia, overseas collectivity of  France
Chongming Island 1,041 402  People's Republic of China (Shanghai Municipality)
Normanby 1,040 401  Papua New Guinea
Resolution Island 1,015 392  Canada (Nunavut)
Vansittart Island 1,010 394  Canada (Nunavut)
Fasta Åland (Åland mainland) 1,010 394  Åland Islands, autonomous province of  Finland
Mornington Island 1,002 387  Australia (Queensland)
Smyley Island 1,000[6] 385 None (Antarctic territorial claims by  Chile and  United Kingdom)

## Islands 500 km²–1,000 km²

This section of the list is not complete, although it should cover all European islands over 500 km² and most islands of other continents.

Island’s Name Area Country
(km²) (sq mi)
Maya Karimata 992 383  Indonesia (West Kalimantan)
Santiago 991 383  Cape Verde
Hiiumaa 989 382  Estonia
Russell Island 989 382  Canada (Nunavut)
Pemba 982 379  Tanzania (Zanzibar)
Santa Cruz 979 378  Ecuador (Galápagos Province)
Brabant Island 977 378 None (Antarctic territorial claims by  Argentina,  Chile and  United Kingdom)
Little Lyakhovsky Island 976 378  Russia (Sakha Republic)
Livingston Island 974 377 None (Antarctic territorial claims by  Argentina,  Chile and  United Kingdom)
Flevopolder 970 375  Netherlands (largest artificial island in the world)
Shetland Mainland 969 374  United Kingdom (Scotland)
Salisbury Island 960 371  Russia (Arkhangelsk Oblast)
Isla Ángel de la Guarda 931 360  Mexico (Baja California)
Umboi Island 930 360  Papua New Guinea
Bengkalis 929 360  Indonesia (Riau)
Rügen 926 358  Germany (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern)
Marinduque 920 355  Philippines
Rangsang 908 350  Indonesia (Riau)
Akpatok Island 903 348  Canada (Nunavut)
Efate 900 347  Vanuatu
South Pagai 900 347  Indonesia (West Sumatra)
Attu Island 896 346  United States (Alaska)
Jens Munk Island 891 344  Canada (Nunavut)
Lingga Island 889 343  Indonesia (Riau Islands)
Erromango 888 343  Vanuatu
Isle of Mull 875 338  United Kingdom (Scotland)
Woodlark Island 874 338  Papua New Guinea
Kabaena 873 337  Indonesia (South East Sulawesi)
Etolin Island 870 336  United States (Alaska)
Jolo 869 335  Philippines
Vanatinai 866 334  Papua New Guinea
Melchor Island 864 333  Chile (Aisén Region)
Bubiyan 863 333  Kuwait
Sado Island 855 330  Japan (Chūbu region)
Langøya 850 328  Norway (Nord-Norge)
Sibiryakova Island 847 327  Russia (Krasnoyarsk Krai)
Karakelong 846 327  Indonesia (North Sulawesi)
Lanzarote 846 327  Spain (Canary Islands)
São Tomé 845 326  São Tomé and Príncipe
Chios 842 324  Greece (North Aegean periphery)
King Island 837 322  Canada (British Columbia)
Montague Island 815 315  Australia (New South Wales)
Hanover Island 812 313  Chile (Magallanes and Antártica Chilena Region)
Sørøya 811 313  Norway (Nord-Norge)
Ambon 806 311  Indonesia (Maluku)
Salisbury Island 804 310  Canada (Nunavut)
Sangmissoq 803 310  Greenland, autonomous province of  Denmark
White Island 790 305  Canada (Nunavut)
Santo Antão 787 304  Cape Verde
Kefalonia 781 301  Greece (Ionian Islands periphery)
Ammassalik 772 298  Greenland, autonomous province of  Denmark
Dinagat 769 297  Philippines
Grant Island 768 297 None (unclaimed island of Antarctica)
Prat Island 761 294  Chile (Aisén Region)
Singkep 757 292  Indonesia (Riau Islands)
Big Island (Kimmirut) 756 292  Canada (Nunavut)
São Miguel Island 754 291  Portugal (Azores)
Brock Island 750 289  Canada (Northwest Territories)
Dominica 749 289  Dominica
Mezhdusharskiy Island 748 288  Russia (Arkhangelsk Oblast)
Chatham Island 745 287  New Zealand
Little Andaman 739 285  India (Andaman and Nicobar Islands)
Kvaløya 737 284  Norway (Nord-Norge)
Olkhon 730 282  Russia (Irkutsk Oblast)
Montague Island 722 279  United States (Alaska)
Pantar 720 278  Indonesia (East Nusa Tenggara)
Wowoni 715 276  Indonesia (South East Sulawesi)
Anglesey (Ynys Mon) 714 276  United Kingdom (Wales)
Tsushima Island 709 273  Japan (Kyūshū region)
La Palma 706 273  Spain (Canary Islands)
Gonâve 700 270  Haiti
Latady Island 700[6] 270 None (Antarctic territorial claims by  Argentina (partial),  Chile and  United Kingdom)
Pulau Ujong (Singapore Island) 697 269  Singapore
Chatham Island 696 269  Chile (Magallanes and Antártica Chilena Region)
Komoran 695 268  Indonesia (Papua)
Drygalski Island 694 268 None (Antarctic territorial claim by  Australia)
Minorca 694 268  Spain (Balearic Islands)
Bray Island 691 266  Canada (Nunavut)
Kolombangara 688 265  Solomon Islands
Goodenough Island 687 265  Papua New Guinea
Buka 682 264  Papua New Guinea
Kvitøya 682 264  Norway (Svalbard)
Ambrym 678 262  Vanuatu
Molokai 676 261  United States (Hawaii)
Selayar 666 261  Indonesia (South Sulawesi)
Rennell Island 660 255  Solomon Islands
Supiori 659 254  Indonesia (Papua)
Masirah 658 254  Oman
Maré 657 253 New Caledonia, self-governing overseas territory of  France
Ringvassøya 656 253  Norway (Nord-Norge)
Alluttoq 655 253  Greenland, autonomous province of  Denmark
Dall Island 655 253  United States (Alaska)
King Christian Island 653 252  Canada (Nunavut)
Londonderry Island 643 249  Chile (Magallanes and Antártica Chilena Region)
Kiritimati 642 248  Kiribati (largest coral atoll in the world)
Miscou Island 640 247  Canada (New Brunswick)
Foley Island 637 246  Canada (Nunavut)
Boa Vista 634 245  Cape Verde
Kuhn 634 245  Greenland, autonomous province of  Denmark
Samosir 630 243  Indonesia (North Sumatra) (the largest island on another island - Sumatra)
Fernandina 629 243  Ecuador (Galápagos Province)
Polillo 629 243  Philippines
Vella Lavella 629 243  Solomon Islands
Prince Charles Foreland 627 242  Norway (Svalbard)
Contreras Island 626 242  Chile (Magallanes and Antártica Chilena Region)
North Pagai 622 240  Indonesia (West Sumatra)
Saint Lucia 622 240  Saint Lucia
Islay 620 239  United Kingdom (Scotland)
Dirk Hartog Island 620 239  Australia (Western Australia)
Benjamin Island 618 238  Chile (Aisén Region)
Renaud Island 618 238 None (Antarctic territorial claims by  Argentina,  Chile and  United Kingdom)
Store Koldewey 616 238  Greenland, autonomous province of  Denmark
MacKlintok Island 612 236  Russia (Arkhangelsk Oblast)
Sipura 601 230  Indonesia (West Sumatra)
Sherbro Island 600 230  Sierra Leone
Awaji Island 593 229  Japan (Kansai region)
Corfu 592 229  Greece (Ionian Islands periphery)
Gordon Island 591 228  Chile (Magallanes and Antártica Chilena Region)
Grande-Terre 591 228  France (Guadeloupe, overseas department)
Seiland 591 228  Norway (Nord-Norge)
Bornholm 588 227  Denmark
Masson Island 585 226 None (Antarctic territorial claim by  Australia)
Santiago 585 226  Ecuador (Galápagos Province)
Hendrik Island 583 225  Greenland, autonomous province of  Denmark
Tawitawi 581 224  Philippines
North Kent Island 577 223  Canada (Nunavut)
Majuli 577 223  India (Assam) (largest freshwater island in South Asia)
Hitra 572 221  Norway (Trøndelag)
Bahrain Main Island 572 221  Bahrain
Isle of Man 572 221  Isle of Man,  United Kingdom crown dependency
Ibiza 571 220  Spain (Balearic Islands)
Patricio Lynch Island 561 217  Chile (Aisén Region)
Guimaras 560 216  Philippines
Wrangell Island 560 216  United States (Alaska)
Great Abaco 559 216  Bahamas
Elephant Island 558 215 None (Antarctic territorial claims by  Argentina,  Chile and  United Kingdom)
Sanana 558 215  Indonesia (North Maluku)
Tanna 555 214  Vanuatu
Emerald Isle 552 213  Canada (Northwest Territories)
Sangir Island 552 213  Indonesia (North Sulawesi)
Kai Besar 550 212  Indonesia (Maluku)
San Cristobal 547 211  Ecuador (Galápagos Province)
Mitkof Island 546 211  United States (Alaska)
Phuket 543 210  Thailand
Guam 541 209  Guam, territory of the  United States
Isle Royale 541 209  United States (Michigan)
Upernivik Island 541 209  Greenland, autonomous province of  Denmark
Long Island 538 208  Bahamas
Jorge Montt Island 537 207  Chile (Magallanes and Antártica Chilena Region)
Belkovsky Island 535 206  Russia (Sakha Republic)
Isla de los Estados 534 206  Argentina (Patagonia Region)
Ukerewe 530 205  Tanzania
Mornington Island 529 204  Chile (Magallanes and Antártica Chilena Region)
Nootka Island 529 204  Canada (British Columbia)
Tanaga Island 529 204  United States (Alaska)
Austvågøya 527 203  Norway (Nord-Norge)
Kimito 524 202  Finland
Yakushima 524 202  Japan (Kyūshū region)
Cheduba Island 523 202  Myanmar
Santa Catarina 523 202  Brazil (Santa Catarina)
Orkney Mainland 523 202  United Kingdom (Scotland)
Duke of York Island 522 201  Chile (Magallanes and Antártica Chilena Region)
Porcher Island 522 201  Canada (British Columbia)
Jackson Island 521 201  Russia (Arkhangelsk Oblast)
Traiguen Island 520 201  Chile (Aisén Region)
Esmeralda Island 515 199  Chile (Magallanes and Antártica Chilena Region)
Phu Quoc 515 199  Vietnam
Falster 514 199  Denmark
Auckland Island 510 197  New Zealand
Djerba 510 197  Tunisia
Adonara 509 197  Indonesia (East Nusa Tenggara)
Vangunu 509 197  Solomon Islands
Acklins 508 196  Bahamas
Nendo 506 195  Solomon Islands
Zhoushan Island 503 194  People's Republic of China (Zhejiang Province)
Biliran 501 193  Philippines
Hearst Island 500[6] 193 None (Antarctic territorial claims by  Argentina,  Chile and  United Kingdom)
Rothschild Island 500[6] 193 None (Antarctic territorial claims by  Argentina,  Chile and  United Kingdom)

## References

Most figures are taken from the United Nations Environment Programme list of islands by area.

Note #1-4 refer to some other sources.

1. ^ Australia in Brief - Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Joshua Calder's World Island Info
3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae Atlas of Canada
4. ^ a b c d e f g Unsourced / Wikipedia article
5. ^ Australian Government Geoscience Australia
6. ^ a b c d e List_of_Antarctic_and_sub-Antarctic_islands
• The figures of the Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic islands Charcot Island, Smyley Island, Latady Island, Rothschild Island and Hearst Island (note #5) are just rough estimates found on this page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Antarctic_and_sub-Antarctic_islands. The estimate of Latady Island (700 km²) is probably wrong. Another source claims it is 3,300 km². http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Latady_Island
• Vanikolo Island (173 km²) is really a group of several islands. The main island is called Banie, the second largest (close to it) is Tevai, and then there are the much smaller Manieve, Nomianu and Nanuga. It is hard to find the exact size of just Banie, but a rough estimate from map indicates ca. 150 km².
• Nggela (386 km²) is really an island group (also called Florida Islands). Main islands are Nggela Sule, meaning Big Island (also called West Florida Island) and Nggela Pile, meaning Small Island (also called East Florida Island). The area of Nggela Sule and Nggela Pile altogether seems to be 386 km². It is hard to find separate figures for the islands, but a rough estimate from map indicates Nggela Sule: ca 230 km², and Nggela Pile: ca 150 km².

Figures about Swedish islands are from this site: To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Charcot Island or Charcot Land is an island off Antarctica, 30 miles long and 25 miles wide, which is ice covered except for prominent mountains overlooking the north coast, 55 miles west of Alexander Island. ... Smyley Island is an Antarctic island lying off the Antarctic Peninsula at coordinates . ... Latady Island is a low ice-covered island, 35 miles long and more than 10 miles wide, lying 45 miles south of Charcot Island and west of Alexander Island. ... Rothschild Island () is an island 24 miles long, mainly ice covered but surmounted by prominent peaks of Desko Mountains, 5 miles west of the north part of Alexander Island in the north entrance to Wilkins Sound. ... Hearst Island (69º25´S 062º10´W) is an ice-covered, dome-shaped island lying 6 km east of Cape Rymill, off the eastern coast of Palmer Land. ... Vanikolo Islands (also known as Vanikoro Islands) is an island group in the Santa Cruz Islands in the Solomon Islands. ... The Florida Islands (or Nggela Islands) are a small island group in the Central Province (Solomon Islands) of the Solomon Islands, a nation in the western Pacific Ocean. ... Map of the Florida Islands The Florida Islands (or Nggela Islands) are a small island group in the Central Province of the Solomon Islands, a nation in the western Pacific Ocean. ...

Figures about Norwegian islands are from this site:

Figures about Finnish islands are mainly from this site:

Figures about Scottish islands are mainly from this site:

Figures about islands in China are mainly from this site:

• http://zh.wikipedia.org/wiki/中国岛屿

Figures about islands of Chile can be found on this site:

This site gives important information on islands of Greenland:

This is a list of islands in the world grouped by oceans and by continents. ... This article features a list of islands sorted by their name. ... This is a list of islands in the world ordered by population. ... This is a list of islands in the world ordered by their highest point. ... This is a list of the countries of the world sorted by area. ... This is a list of islands in Europe ordered by population. ... This is a list of islands in Europe ordered by area. ...

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