áááááá Largest Islands of the World by Region

See also

 Island and location

Area

square miles

square km

Africa and the Indian Ocean: 

Madagascar

226,658

578,041

Grande Terre, Kerguelen

2,555

6,617

Reunion, Indian Ocean

969

2,512

Bioko, Equatorial Guinea

779

2,017

 

Antarctica: 

Alexander I.

16,700

43,200

Thurston I.

6,050

15,700

Carney I.

3,300

8,500

Roosevelt I.

2,900

7,500

Siple I.

2,500

6,500

Spaatz I.

1,600

4,100

Bear I.

1,300

3,500

Adelaide I.

1,270

3,290

Guest I.

1,140

2,950

James Ross I.

1,000

2,600

Ross I.

950

2,460

 

Asia: 

Borneo, Indonesia-Malaysia-Brunei

280,100

725,500

Sumatra, Indonesia

164,000

425,000

Honshu, Japan

87,805

227,414

Celebes, Indonesia

67,400

174,600

Java, Indonesia

48,900

126,700

Luzon, Philippines

40,419

104,684

Mindanao, Philippines

36,537

94,627

Hokkaido, Japan

30,144

78,073

Sakhalin, Russia

29,500

76,400

Sri Lanka

25,200

65,268

Kyushu, Japan

14,114

36,555

Taiwan

13,823

35,801

Hainan, China

12,962

33,572

Timor, Indonesia - East Timor

11,883

30,777 

Shikoku, Japan

7,251

18,780 

Halmahera, Indonesia

6,865

17,780 

Ceram, Indonesia

6,621

17,148 

Kotelny, Russia

6,434

16,670 

Sumbawa, Indonesia

5,965

15,448 

Flores, Indonesia

5,520

14,300 

Oktyabrskoy Revolyutsii, Russia

5,471

14,170 

Samar, Philippines

5,050

13,079 

Negros, Philippines

4,905

12,706 

Palawan, Philippines

4,550

11,784 

Yos Sudarso (Dolak), Indonesia

4,500

11,600 

Panay, Philippines

4,446

11,515

Bangka, Indonesia

4,375

11,330 

Bolshevik, Russia

4,368

11,312 

Sumba, Indonesia

4,306

11,153 

Mindoro, Philippines

3,759

9,735

Buru, Indonesia

3,670

9,505 

Komsomolets, Russia

3,477

9,006 

Vrangelya, Russia

3,030

7,850 

Leyte, Philippines

2,785

7,215 

Novaya Sibir, Russia

2,394

6,200 

Bali, Indonesia

2,147

5,561 

Lombok, Indonesia

2,098

5,435 

Madura, Indonesia

2,042

5,290 

Belitung (Billiton), Indonesia

1,853

4,800 

Bolshoy Lyakhovsky, Russia

1,776

4,600 

Cebu, Philippines

1,707

4,421 

Butung, Indonesia

1,620

4,200 

Nias, Indonesia

1,569

4,064 

Bohol, Philippines

1,492

3,864 

Siberut, Indonesia

1,470

3,810 

Wetar, Indonesia

1,400

3,600 

Socotra, Yemen

1,382

3,579 

Masbate, Philippines

1,262

3,268 

Iturup, Kuril Is., Russia

1,212

3,139 

Yamdena, Indonesia

1,200

3,100 

Waigeo, Indonesia

1,180

3,060 

Muna, Indonesia

1,124

2,911 

Taliabu, Indonesia

1,100

2,900 

Paramushir, Kuril Is., Russia

954

2,471 

 

Europe: 

Great Britain

83,698 

216,777 

Iceland

39,702

102,828 

Ireland

32,589

84,406 

Severny, Novaya Zemlya, Russia

18,882

48,904 

Vestspitsbergen, Svalbard

15,075

39,044 

Yuzhny, Novaya Zemlya, Russia

12,848

33,275

Sicily, Italy

9,830

25,460

Sardinia, Italy

9,194

23,813 

Nordaustlandet, Svalbard

5,486

14,210 

Cyprus

3,572

9,251

Corsica, France

3,351

8,681 

Crete, Greece

3,189.7

8,261.2 

Sjaelland, Denmark

2,714.8

7,031.3 

Edgeoya, Svalbard

1,942

5,030 

Vendsyssel-Thy, Denmark

1,809

4,685 

Euboea, Greece

1,411.2

3,655.1 

Majorca, Balearic Is., Spain

1,405

3,640 

Vaygach, Russia

1,306

3,383 

Kolguyev, Russia

1,240

3,200 

Gotland, Sweden

1,159

3,001

Fyn, Denmark

1,152.3

2,984.6 

Zemlya Georga, Franz Josef Land, Russia

1,070

2,770

Saaremaa, Estonia

1,032

2,674 

Hinn°ya, Norway

849

2,198 

  

North America: 

Greenland

822,700

2,130,800

Baffin, Nunavut

195,928

507,451

Victoria, divided Northwest Territories - Nunavut

83,896

217,291

Ellesmere, Nunavut

75,767

196,236 

Newfoundland, Canada

42,031

108,860 

Cuba

40,543

105,007 

Hispaniola, Dominican Republic - Haiti

28,840

74,700 

Banks, Northwest Territories

27,038

70,028 

Devon, Nunavut

21,331

55,247 

Axel Heiberg, Nunavut

16,671

43,178

Melville, divided Northwest Territories - Nunavut

16,274

42,149 

Southampton, Nunavut

15,913

41,214 

Prince of Wales, Nunavut

12,872

33,339 

Vancouver Island, British Columbia

12,079

31,285 

Somerset, Nunavut

9,570

24,786 

Bathurst, Nunavut

6,194

16,042 

Prince Patrick, Northwest Territories

6,119

15,848 

King William, Nunavut

5,062

13,111 

Ellef Ringnes, Nunavut

4,361

11,295 

Bylot, Nunavut

4,273

11,067 

Jamaica

4,244

10,991 

Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

3,981

10,311 

Prince Charles, Nunavut

3,676

9,521 

Kodiak I., Alaska

3,588

9,293 

Puerto Rico

3,435

8,897 

Qeqertarsuaq (Disko), Greenland

3,312

8,578 

Anticosti, Quebec

3,066

7,941

Cornwallis, Nunavut

2,701

6,995 

Prince of Wales, Alaska

2,577

6,675 

Graham I., British Columbia

2,456

6,361

Prince Edward I., Canada

2,170

5,620 

Coats, Nunavut

2,123

5,498 

Chichagof I., Alaska

2,080

5,388 

Amund Ringnes, Nunavut

2,029

5,255 

St. Lawrence I., Alaska

1,983

5,135 

Mackenzie King, divided Northwest Territories - Nunavut

1,949

5,048

Trinidad

1,864

4,828 

Stefansson I., Nunavut

1,723

4,463 

Admiralty I., Alaska

1,684

4,362

Nunivak I., Alaska

1,625

4,209

Unimak, Alaska

1,590

4,119

Baranof I., Alaska

1,569

4,065 

Milne Land, Greenland

1,511

3,913 

Long I., New York

1,401

3,629

Traill, Greenland

1,367

3,542

North Andros I., Bahamas

1,328

3,439

Mansel, Northwest Territories

1,228

3,180

Akimiski, Northwest Territories

1,159

3,001

Revillagigedo I., Alaska

1,145

2,965

Kupreanof I., Alaska

1,086

2,813

Borden I., divided Northwest Territories - Nunavut

1,079

2,794

Manitoulin I., Lake Huron, Ontario

1,068

2,766

Unalaska, Alaska

1,051

2,722

Moresby I., British Columbia

1,007

2,608

 

Oceania: 

New Guinea, Papua New Guinea - Indonesia

309,000

800,000

South I., New Zealand

58,200

150,737

North I., New Zealand

44,035

114,050

Tasmania, Australia

23,412

60,637

New Britain, Papua New Guinea

14,098

36,514

New Caledonia

6,467

16,750

Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands

4,021

10,414

Viti Levu, Fiji

4,011

10,388

Bougainville, Papua New Guinea

3,880

10,049

New Ireland, Papua New Guinea

3,344

8,661

Melville I., Northern Territory, Australia

2,234

5,786

Vanua Levu, Fiji

2,137

5,535

Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands

2,047

5,302

Isabela (Albemarle), Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

1,790 

4,640

Kangaroo I., South Australia

1,705

4,416

Malaita, Solomon Islands

1,572

4,071

Santa Isabel, Solomon Islands

1,460

3,780

Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu

1,420

3,677

San Cristobal (Makira), Solomon Islands

1,206

3,125

Choiseul, Solomon Islands

1,145

2,966

Groote Eylandt, Northern Territory, Australia

882

2,285

 

South America: 

Grande de Tierra del Fuego, Argentina - Chile

18,530

47,992

Marajo, Para, Brazil

15,500

40,100

Bananal, Tocantins, Brazil

7,720

20,000

Tupinambarana, Amazonas, Brazil

4,550

11,850

Chiloe, Chile

3,241

8,394

East Falkland

2,550

6,605

Wellington, Chile

2,145

5,556

Riesco, Chile

1,973

5,110

Caviana, Para, Brazil

1,930

5,000

Grande de Gurupa, Para, Brazil

1,878

4,864

West Falkland

1,750

4,532

Hoste, Chile

1,590

4,117

South Georgia

1,450

3,756

Santa Ines, Chile

1,407

3,645

  

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