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Area
Islands Location and political affiliation sq. mi. sq. km
Greenland North Atlantic (Danish) 839,999 2,175,597
New Guinea Southwest Pacific (Irian Jaya, Indonesia, western part; Papua New Guinea, eastern part) 316,615 820,033
Borneo West mid-Pacific (Indonesian, south part; Brunei and Malaysian, north part) 286,914 743,107
Madagascar Indian Ocean (Malagasy Republic) 226,657 587,042
Baffin North Atlantic (Canadian) 183,810 476,068
Sumatra Northeast Indian Ocean (Indonesian) 182,859 473,605
Honshu Sea of Japan–Pacific (Japanese) 88,925 230,316
Great Britain Off coast of NW Europe (England, Scotland, and Wales) 88,758 229,883
Ellesmere Arctic Ocean (Canadian) 82,119 212,688
Victoria Arctic Ocean (Canadian) 81,930 212,199
Sulawesi (Celebes) West mid-Pacific (Indonesian) 72,986 189,034
South Island South Pacific (New Zealand) 58,093 150,461
Java Indian Ocean (Indonesian) 48,990 126,884
North Island South Pacific (New Zealand) 44,281 114,688
Cuba Caribbean Sea (republic) 44,218 114,525
Newfoundland North Atlantic (Canadian) 42,734 110,681
Luzon West mid-Pacific (Philippines) 40,420 104,688
Iceland North Atlantic (republic) 39,768 102,999
Mindanao West mid-Pacific (Philippines) 36,537 94,631
Ireland West of Great Britain (republic, south part; United Kingdom, north part) 32,597 84,426
Hokkaido Sea of Japan–Pacific (Japanese) 30,372 78,663
Hispaniola Caribbean Sea (Dominican Republic, east part; Haiti, west part) 29,355 76,029
Tasmania South of Australia (Australian) 26,215 67,897
Sri Lanka (Ceylon) Indian Ocean (republic) 25,332 65,610
Sakhalin (Karafuto) North of Japan (Russian) 24,560 63,610
Banks Arctic Ocean (Canadian) 23,230 60,166
Devon Arctic Ocean (Canadian) 20,861 54,030
Tierra del Fuego Southern tip of South America (Argentinian, east part; Chilean, west part) 18,605 48,187
Kyushu Sea of Japan–Pacific (Japanese) 16,223 42,018
Melville Arctic Ocean (Canadian) 16,141 41,805
Axel Heiberg Arctic Ocean (Canadian) 15,779 40,868
Southampton Hudson Bay (Canadian) 15,700 40,663

WORLD LARGEST ISLANDS

Greenland - (840,004 sq miles) (2,175,600 sq km)
New Guinea - (303,381 sq miles) (785,753 sq km)
Borneo - (288,869 sq miles) (748,168 sq km)
Madagascar - (226,917 sq miles) (587,713 sq km)
Baffin - (194,574 sq miles) (503,944 sq km)
Sumatra - (171,069 sq miles) (443,066 sq km)
Great Britain - (88,787 sq miles) (229,957 sq km)
Honshu - (87,182 sq miles) (225,800 sq km)
Victoria - (85,154 sq miles) (220,548 sq km)
Ellesmere - (71,029 sq miles) (183,965 sq km)

NOTE: Australia is widely considered as a continental landmass, not an island. In reality, it certainly is the largest island, with a size of (2,941,517 sq miles) (7,618,493 sq km).

LARGEST ISLAND COUNTRIES

Indonesia - (735,358 sq miles) (1,904,569 sq km)
Madagascar - (226,917 sq miles) (587,713 sq km)
Papua New Guinea - (178,704 sq miles) (462,840 sq km)
Japan - (143,939 sq miles) (372,801 sq km)
Malaysia - (127,320 sq miles) (329,758 sq km)
Philippines - (115,831 sq miles) (300,000 sq km)
New Zealand - (103,883 sq miles) (269,057 sq km)
Great Britain - (88,787 sq miles) (229,957 sq km)
Cuba - (42,804 sq miles) (110,861 sq km)
Iceland - (39,769 sq miles) (103,000 sq km)

HIGHEST ISLANDS

New Guinea - (16,503 feet) (5,030 meters)
Akutan, Alaska - (14,026 feet) (4,275 meters)
Hawaii, USA - (13,796 feet) (4,205 meters)
Borneo, Indonesia - (13,698 feet) (4,175 meters)
Formosa, China - (13,114 feet) (3,997 meters)
Sumatra, Indonesia - (12,484 feet) (3,805 meters)
Ross, Antarctica - (12,448 feet) (3,794 meters)
Honshu, Japan - (12,388 feet) (3,776 meters)
South Island, NZ - (12,349 feet) (3,764 meters)
Lombok, Indonesia - (12,224 feet) (3,726 meters)

LARGEST VOLCANIC ISLANDS

Sumatra, Indonesia - (171,069 sq miles) (443,066 sq km)
Honshu, Japan - (87,182 sq miles) (225,800 sq km)
Java, Indonesia - (53,589 sq miles) (138,794 sq km)
North Island, NZ - (43,082 sq miles) (111,583 sq km)
Luzon, Philippines - (42,458 sq miles) (109,965 sq km)
Iceland - (39,769 sq miles) (103,000 sq km)
Mindanao, Philippines - (37,657 sq miles) (97,530 sq km)
Hokkaido, Japan - (30,395 sq miles) (78,719 sq km)
New Britain, PNG - (13,569 sq miles) (35,145 sq km)
Halmaherea, Indonesia - (6,965 sq miles) (18,040 sq km)

LARGEST LAKE ISLANDS

Manitoulin, Lake Huron - (1,068 sq miles) (2,766 sq km)
Vozrozhdeniya, Aral Sea - (888 sq miles) (2,300 sq km)
Rene-Lavasseur, Manicouagan Reservoir, Quebec, Canada
- (780 sq miles) (2,000 sq km)
Olkhon, Lake Baykal - (282 sq miles) (730 sq km)
Samosir, Toba - (243 sq miles) (630 sq km)
Isle Royal, Lake Superior - (209 sq miles) (541 sq km)
Ukerewe, Lake Victoria - (205 sq miles) (530 sq km)
St. Joseph, Lake Huron - (141 sq miles) (365 sq km)
Drummond, Lake Huron - (134 sq miles) (347 sq km)
Idjwi, Lake Kivu, DRC - (110 sq miles) (285 sq km)

LARGEST ISLANDS in the USA

Hawaii, Hawaii - (4,037 sq miles) (10,456 sq km)
Kodiak, Alaska - (3,672 sq miles) (9,510 sq km)
Prince of Wales, Alaska - (2,587 sq miles) (6,700 sq km)
Chichagof, Alaska - (2,085 sq miles) (5,400 sq km)
Saint Lawrence, Alaska - (1,710 sq miles) (4,430 sq km)
Admiralty, Alaska - (1,649 sq miles) (4,270 sq km)
Baranof, Alaska - (1,636 sq miles) (4,237 sq km)
Nunivak, Alaska - (1,625 sq miles) (4,210 sq km)
Unimak, Alaska - (1,606 sq miles) (4,160 sq km)
Long Island, NY - (1,401 sq miles) (3,629 sq km)

LARGEST ISLANDS in EUROPE

Great Britain - (88,787 sq miles) (229,957 sq km)
Iceland - (39,769 sq miles) (103,000 sq km)
Ireland - (33,342 sq miles) (83,766 sq km)
West Spitsbergen - (15,200 sq miles) (39,368 sq km)
Sicily - (9,807 sq miles) (25,400 sq km)
Sardinia - (9,189 sq miles) (23,800 sq km)
North East Land - (5,792 sq miles) (15,000 sq km)
Cyprus - (3,572 sq miles) (9,251 sq km)
Corsica - (3,367 sq miles) (8,720 sq km)
Crete - (3,189 sq miles) (8,260 sq km)


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