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List of islands by area
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List of islands by area

This is a list of islands in the world ordered by area. It includes all islands with an area greater than 1,200 square miles or 3,000 km². For comparison, continental land masses are also shown.

Table of contents
1 Land Masses
2 Islands
3 See also

Land Masses

  1. Africa-Eurasia (84,000,000 sq km)
  2. America (41,000,000 sq km)
  3. Antarctica (13,000,000 sq km)
  4. Australia (7,600,000 sq km)

Islands

  1. Greenland (822,700 sq mi/ 2,130,800 km²) - self-governing overseas administrative division of Denmark
  2. New Guinea (309,000 sq mi/ 800,000 km²) - the state Papua New Guinea and part of Indonesia
  3. Borneo (280,100 sq mi/ 725,500 km²) - the state Brunei and parts of Indonesia and Malaysia
  4. Madagascar (226,658 sq mi/ 578,041 km²)
  5. Baffin Island (195,928 sq mi/ 507,451 km²) - part of Canada
  6. Sumatra (164,000 sq mi/ 425,000 km²) - part of Indonesia
  7. Honshu (87,805 sq mi/ 227,414 km²) - part of Japan
  8. Victoria Island (83,896 sq mi/ 217,291 km²) - part of Canada
  9. Great Britain (83,698 sq mi/ 216,777 km²) - part of UK
  10. Ellesmere Island (75,767 sq mi/ 196,236 km²) - part of Canada
  11. Celebes (67,400 sq mi/ 174,600 km²) - part of Indonesia
  12. South Island (58,200 sq mi/ 150,737 km²) - part of New Zealand
  13. Java (48,900 sq mi/ 126,700 km²) - part of Indonesia
  14. North Island (44,035 sq mi/ 114,050 km²) - part of New Zealand
  15. Newfoundland (42,031 sq mi/ 108,860 km²) - part of Canada
  16. Cuba (40,543 sq mi/ 105,007 km²)
  17. Luzon (40,422 sq mi/ 104,688 km²) - part of the Philippines
  18. Iceland (39,702 sq mi/ 102,828 km²)
  19. Mindanao (36,539 sq mi/ 94,630 km²) - part of the Philippines
  20. Ireland (32,589 sq mi/ 84,406 km²) - Republic of Ireland and part of UK
  21. Hokkaido (30,144 sq mi/ 78,073 km²) - part of Japan
  22. Sakhalin (29,500 sq mi/ 76,400 km²) - part of Russia
  23. Hispaniola (28,840 sq mi/ 74,700 km²) - states Haiti and Dominican Republic
  24. Banks Island (27,038 sq mi/ 70,028 km²) - part of Canada
  25. Sri Lanka (Ceylon) (25,200 sq mi/ 65,268 km²)
  26. Tasmania (23,412 sq mi/ 60,637 km²) - part of Australia
  27. Devon Island (21,331 sq mi/ 55,247 km²) - part of Canada
  28. Severny (18,882 sq mi/ 48,904 km²) - part of the archipelago of Novaya Zemlya, Russia
  29. Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego (18,530 sq mi/ 47,992 km²) - part of Argentina and Chile
  30. Alexander Island (16,700 sq mi/ 43,200 km²) - part of Antarctica
  31. Axel Heiberg Island (16,671 sq mi/ 43,178 km²) - part of Canada
  32. Melville Island (16,274 sq mi/ 42,149 km²) - part of Canada
  33. Southampton Island (15,913 sq mi/ 41,214 km²) - part of Canada
  34. Marajo (15,500 sq mi/ 40,100 km²) - part of Brazil
  35. Spitsbergen (15,075 sq mi/ 39,044 km²) - part of Norwegian dependency of Svalbard
  36. Kyushu (14,114 sq mi/ 36,555 km²) - part of Japan
  37. New Britain (14,098 sq mi/ 36,514 km²) - part of Papua New Guinea
  38. Taiwan (13,823 sq mi/ 35,801 km²) - Republic of China
  39. Hainan (12,962 sq mi/ 33,572 km²) - part of China
  40. Prince of Wales Island (12,872 sq mi/ 33,339 km²) - part of Canada
  41. Yuzhny (12,848 sq mi/ 33,275 km²) - part of the archipelago of Novaya Zemlya, Russia
  42. Vancouver Island (12,079 sq mi/ 31,285 km²) - part of Canada
  43. Timor (11,883 sq mi/ 30,777 km²) - the state of East Timor and part of Indonesia
  44. Sicily (9,830 sq mi/ 25,460 km²) - part of Italy
  45. Somerset Island (9,570 sq mi/ 24,786 km²) - part of Canada
  46. Sardinia (9,194 sq mi/ 23,813 km²) - part of Italy
  47. Bananal (7,720 sq mi/ 20,000 km²) - part of Brazil
  48. Shikoku (7,251 sq mi/ 18,780 km²) - part of Japan
  49. Halmahera (6,865 sq mi/ 17,780 km²) - part of Indonesia
  50. Ceram (6,621 sq mi/ 17,148 km²) - part of Indonesia
  51. New Caledonia (6,467 sq mi/ 16,750 km²) - an overseas territory of France
  52. Kotelny (6,434 sq mi/ 16,670 km²) - part of Russia
  53. Bathurst Island (6,194 sq mi/ 16,042 km²) - part of Canada
  54. Prince Patrick Island (6,119 sq mi/ 15,848 km²) - part of Canada
  55. Thurston Island (6,050 sq mi/ 15,700 km²) - part of Antarctica
  56. Sumbawa (5,965 sq mi/ 15,448 km²) - part of Indonesia
  57. Flores (5,520 sq mi/ 14,300 km²) - part of Indonesia
  58. Nordaustlandet (5,486 sq mi/ 14,210 km²) - part of Norwegian dependency of Svalbard
  59. Oktyabrskoy Revolyutsii (5,471 sq mi/ 14,170 km²) - part of Russia
  60. King William Island (5,062 sq mi/ 13,111 km²) - part of Canada
  61. Samar (5,050 sq mi/ 13,080 km²) - part of the Philippines
  62. Negros (4,906 sq mi/ 12,705 km²) - part of the Philippines
  63. Tupinambarana (4,550 sq mi/ 11,850 km²) - part of Brazil
  64. Palawan (4,550 sq mi/ 11,785 km²) - part of the Philippines
  65. Yos Sudarso (Dolak) (4,500 sq mi/ 11,600 km²) - part of Indonesia
  66. Panay (4,446 sq mi/ 11,515 km²) - part of the Philippines
  67. Bangka (4,375 sq mi/ 11,330 km²) - part of Indonesia
  68. Bolshevik (4,368 sq mi/ 11,312 km²) - part of Russia
  69. Ellef Ringnes Island (4,361 sq mi/ 11,295 km²) - part of Canada
  70. Sumba (4,306 sq mi/ 11,153 km²) - part of Indonesia
  71. Bylot Island (4,273 sq mi/ 11,067 km²) - part of Canada
  72. Jamaica (4,244 sq mi/ 10,991 km²)
  73. Hawaii (4,021 sq mi/ 10,414 km²) - part of the USA
  74. Viti Levu (4,011 sq mi/ 10,388 km²) - part of Fiji
  75. Cape Breton Island (3,981 sq mi/ 10,311 km²) - part of Canada
  76. Bougainville (3,880 sq mi/ 10,049 km²) - part of Papua New Guinea
  77. Mindoro (3,759 sq mi/ 9,735 km²) - part of the Philippines
  78. Prince Charles Island (3,676 sq mi/ 9,521 km²) - part of Canada
  79. Buru (3,670 sq mi/ 9,505 km²) - part of Indonesia
  80. Kodiak Island (3,588 sq mi/ 9,293 km²) - part of the USA
  81. Cyprus (3,572 sq mi/ 9,251 km²) - Republic of Cyprus and Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
  82. Komsomolets (3,477 sq mi/ 9,006 km²) - part of Russia
  83. Puerto Rico (3,435 sq mi/ 8,897 km²) - in association with the USA
  84. Corsica (3,351 sq mi/ 8,681 km²) - part of France
  85. New Ireland (3,344 sq mi/ 8,661 km²) - part of Papua New Guinea
  86. Qeqertarsuaq (Disko) (3,312 sq mi/ 8,578 km²) - part of Greenland, self-governing overseas administrative division of Denmark
  87. Carney Island (3,300 sq mi/ 8,500 km²) - part of Antarctica
  88. Chiloé (3,241 sq mi/ 8,394 km²) - part of Chile
  89. Crete (3,190 sq mi/ 8,261 km²) - part of Greece
  90. Anticosti (3,066 sq mi/ 7,941 km²) - part of Canada
  91. Vrangelya (Wrangel) (3,030 sq mi/ 7,850 km²) - part of Russia
  92. Roosevelt Island (2,900 sq mi/ 7,500 km²) - part of Antarctica
  93. Leyte (2,785 sq mi/ 7,214 km²) - part of the Philippines
  94. Sjaelland (2,715 sq mi/ 7,031 km²) - part of Denmark
  95. Cornwallis Island (2,701 sq mi/ 6,995 km²) - part of Canada
  96. Prince of Wales Island (2,577 sq mi/ 6,675 km²) - part of the USA
  97. Grande Terre de Kerguelen (2,555 sq mi/ 6,617 km²) - an overseas territory of France
  98. East Falkland (2,550 sq mi/ 6,605 km²) - part of the Falkland Islands, an overseas territory of the UK, claimed by Argentina
  99. Siple Island (2,500 sq mi/ 6,500 km²) - part of Antarctica
  100. Graham Island (2,456 sq mi/ 6,361 km²) - part of Canada
  101. Novaya Sibir (2,394 sq mi/ 6,200 km²) - part of Russia
  102. Melville Island (2,234 sq mi/ 5,786 km²) - part of Australia
  103. Prince Edward Island (2,170 sq mi/ 5,620 km²) - part of Canada
  104. Bali (2,147 sq mi/ 5,561 km²) - part of Indonesia
  105. Wellington (2,145 sq mi/ 5,556 km²) - part of Chile
  106. Vanua Levu (2,137 sq mi/ 5,535 km²) - part of Fiji
  107. Coats Island (2,123 sq mi/ 5,498 km²) - part of Canada
  108. Lombok (2,098 sq mi/ 5,435 km²) - part of Indonesia
  109. Chichagof Island (2,080 sq mi/ 5,398 km²) - part of the USA
  110. Guadalcanal (2,047 sq mi/ 5,302 km²) - part of the Solomon Islands
  111. Madura (2,042 sq mi/ 5,290 km²) - part of Indonesia
  112. Amund Ringnes (2,029 sq mi/ 5,255 km²) - part of Canada
  113. St. Lawrence Island (1,983 sq mi/ 5,135 km²) - part of the USA
  114. Riesco (1,973 sq mi/ 5,110 km²) - part of Chile
  115. Mackenzie King Island (1,949 sq mi/ 5,048 km²) - part of Canada
  116. Edgeoya (1,942 sq mi/ 5,030 km²) - part of Svalbard, a dependency of Norway
  117. Caviana (1,930 sq mi/ 5,000 km²) - part of Brazil
  118. Grande de Gurupa (1,878 sq mi/ 4,864 km²) - part of Brazil
  119. Trinidad (1,864 sq mi/ 4,828 km²) - part of Trinidad and Tobago
  120. Billiton (1,853 sq mi/ 4,800 km²) - part of Indonesia
  121. Vendsyssel-Thy (1,809 sq mi/ 4,685 km²) - part of Denmark
  122. Isabela (1,790 sq mi/ 4,640 km²) - part of the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
  123. Bolshoy Lyakhovsky (1,776 sq mi/ 4,600 km²) - part of Russia
  124. West Falkland (1,750 sq mi/ 4,532 km²) - part of the Falkland Islands, an overseas territory of the UK, claimed by Argentina
  125. Stefansson Island (1,723 sq mi/ 4,463 km²) - part of Canada
  126. Cebu (1,707 sq mi/ 4,421 km²) - part of the Philippines
  127. Kangaroo Island (1,705 sq mi/ 4,416 km²) - part of Australia
  128. Admiralty Island (1,684 sq mi/ km²) - part of the USA
  129. Nunivak Island (1,625 sq mi/ 4,209 km²) - part of the USA
  130. Butung (1,620 sq mi/ 4,200 km²) - part of Indonesia
  131. Spaatz Island (1,600 sq mi/ 4,100 km²) - part of Antarctica
  132. Unimak (1,590 sq mi/ 4,119 km²) - part of the USA
  133. Hoste (1,590 sq mi/ 4,117 km²) - part of Chile
  134. Malaita (1,572 sq mi/ 4,071 km²) - part of the Solomon Islands
  135. Baranof Island (1,569 sq mi/ 4,065 km²) - part of the USA
  136. Nias (1,569 sq mi/ 4,064 km²) - part of Indonesia
  137. Milne Land (1,511 sq mi/ 3,913 km²) - part of Greenland
  138. Bohol (1,492 sq mi/ 3,864 km²) - part of the Philippines
  139. Siberut (1,470 sq mi/ 3,810 km²) - part of Indonesia
  140. Santa Isabel (1,460 sq mi/ 3,780 km²) - part of the Solomon Islands
  141. South Georgia (1,450 sq mi/ 3,756 km²) - part of the British Antarctic Territory, an overseas territory of the UK, claimed by Argentina
  142. Espiritu Santo (1,420 sq mi/ 3,677 km²) - part of Vanuatu
  143. Euboea (1,411 sq mi/ 3,655 km²) - part of Greece
  144. Santa Ines (1,407 sq mi/ 3,645 km²) - part of Chile
  145. Majorca (1,405 sq mi/ 3,640 km²) - part of Spain
  146. Long Island (1,401 sq mi/ 3,629 km²) - part of the USA
  147. Wetar (1,400 sq mi/ 3,600 km²) - part of Indonesia
  148. Socotra (1,382 sq mi/ 3,579 km²) - part of Yemen
  149. Traill (1,367 sq mi/ 3,542 km²) - part of Greenland
  150. North Andros Island (1,328 sq mi/ 3,439 km²) - part of the Bahamas
  151. Vaygach (1,306 sq mi/ 3,383 km²) - part of Russia
  152. Bear Island (1,300 sq mi/ 3,500 km²) - part of Antarctica
  153. Adelaide Island (1,270 sq mi/ 3,290 km²) - part of Antarctica
  154. Masbate (1,262 sq mi/ 3,268 km²) - part of the Philippines
  155. Kolguyev (1,240 sq mi/ 3,200 km²) - part of Russia
  156. Mansel Island (1,228 sq mi/ 3,180 km²) - part of Canada
  157. Iturup (Etorofu) (1,212 sq mi/ 3,139 km²) - part of Russia, claimed by Japan
  158. San Cristobal (1,206 sq mi/ 3,125 km²) - part of the Solomon Islands
  159. Yamdena (1,200 sq mi/ 3,100 km²) - part of Indonesia
  160. Waigeo (1,180 sq mi/ 3,060 km²) - part of Indonesia
  161. Akimiski Island (1,159 sq mi/ 3,001 km²) - part of Canada
  162. Gotland (1,159 sq mi/ 3,001 km²) - part of Sweden

Note: Australia, at approx. 7,600,000 km˛, is generally considered to be a continental landmass, rather than an island. If however one does count Australia among the islands it, not Greenland, would be the largest in the world, and to find what the rank of a given island would be, just add one to the number given above (unless one also considered Antarctica an island, in which case you add TWO to the number given above).''

See also

List of islands (by country), List of islands by population