Largest Islands of Canada

 Island and location

Area

square miles

square km

1. Baffin, Nunavut

195,928

507,451

2. Victoria, divided Northwest Territories - Nunavut

83,896

217,291

3. Ellesmere, Nunavut

75,767

196,236

4. Newfoundland

42,031

108,860

5. Banks, Northwest Territories

27,038

70,028

6. Devon Island, Nunavut

21,331

55,247

7. Axel Heiberg, Nunavut

16,671

43,178

8. Melville Island, divided Northwest Territories - Nunavut

16,274

42,149

9. Southampton I., Nunavut

15,913

41,214

10. Prince of Wales, Nunavut

12,872

33,339

11. Vancouver I., British Columbia

12,079

31,285

12. Somerset I., Nunavut

9,570

24,786

13. Bathurst I., Nunavut

6,194

16,042

14. Prince Patrick Island, Northwest Territories

6,119

15,848

15. King William I., Nunavut

5,062

13,111

16. Ellef Ringnes I., Nunavut

4,361

11,295

17. Bylot Island, Nunavut

4,273

11,067

18. Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia

3,981

10,311

19. Prince Charles Island, Nunavut

3,676

9,521

20. Anticosti, Quebec

3,066

7,941

21. Cornwallis I., Nunavut

2,701

6,995

22. Graham I., British Columbia

2,456

6,361

23. Prince Edward Island

2,184

5,620

24. Coats Island, Nunavut

2,123

5,498

25. Amund Ringnes, Nunavut

2,029

5,255

26. Mackenzie King, divided Northwest Territories - Nunavut

1,949

5,048

27. Stefansson I., Nunavut

1,723

4,463

28. Mansel, Nunavut

1,228

3,180

29. Akimiski, Nunavut

1,159

3,001

30. Borden I., divided Northwest Territories - Nunavut

1,079

2,795

31. Manitoulin I., Lake Huron, Ontario

1,068

2,766

32. Moresby I., British Columbia

1,007

2,608

33. Cornwall I., Nunavut

872

2,258

34. Princess Royal I., British Columbia

869

2,251

35. Richards I., Northwest Territories

836

2,165

36. Rene-Lavasseur, Quebec

780

2,020

37. Air Force I., Nunavut

664

1,720

38. Flaherty I., Nunavut

612

1,585

  

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