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Aaland Islands
   belongs to   
Finland
590 sq. mi.
Admiralty Island
   belongs to   
The U.S.A.
1,684 sq. mi.; Alaska
Alcatraz
   belongs to   
The U.S.A.
22 acres; San Francisco Harbor, California
Alderney
   belongs to   
The U.K.
British dependency – 3.1 sq. mi; Channel Islands
Aleutian Islands
   belongs to   
The U.S.A.
6,391 sq. mi.; Alaska (12 islands)
American Samoa
   belongs to   
The U.S.A.
77 sq. mi.
Andam Islands
   belongs to   
India
2,448 sq. mi.
Anglesey
   belongs to   
The U.K.
275 sq. mi; Wales
Anticosti
   belongs to   
Canada
3,066 sq. mi.
Antigua
   belongs to   
Antigua & Barbuda
108 sq. mi.
Aruba
   belongs to   
Netherlands
75 sq. mi.
Ascension
   belongs to   
The U.K.
34 sq. mi.
Axel Heiberg
   belongs to   
Canada
16,671 sq. mi. 31st largest island in the world.
Azores
   belongs to   
Portugal
868 sq. mi.
Baffin
   belongs to   
Canada
195,920 sq. mi.
Bahamas
   belongs to   
Bahamas
5,353 sq. mi.
Bahrain
   belongs to   
Bahrain
247.8 sq. mi. (smallest Arab nation)
Balearic Islands
   belongs to   
Spain
1,936 sq. mi.; Majorca
Bali
   belongs to   
Indonesia
2,147 sq. mi.
Bangka
   belongs to   
Indonesia
4,375 sq. mi.
Banks
   belongs to   
Canada
27,038 sq. mi.
Baranof Island
   belongs to   
The U.S.A.
1,569 sq. mi.; Alaska
Barbados
   belongs to   
Barbados
166 sq. mi.
Barbuda
   belongs to   
Antigua & Barbuda
62 sq. mi.
Bathurst
   belongs to   
Canada
6,194 sq. mi.
Bay Islands
   belongs to   
Honduras
100 sq. mi.
Beaver
   belongs to   
The U.S.A.
56 sq. mi.; Lake Michigan, Michigan
Bermuda
   belongs to   
The U.K.
20.6 sq. mi.
Bioko
   belongs to   
Equatorial Guinea
779 sq. mi.
Block
   belongs to   
The U.S.A.
11 sq. mi; Rhode Island
Bolshevik
   belongs to   
Russia
4,368 sq. mi.
Bora Bora
   belongs to   
France
(overseas territory) – 14 sq. mi.; Society Islands
Borneo
   belongs to   
Brunei
Indonesia-Malaysia-Brunei. 280, 100 sq. mi.
Borneo
   belongs to   
Indonesia
280, 100 sq. mi. Indonesia-Malaysia-Brunei.
Borneo
   belongs to   
Malaysia
Indonesia-Malaysia-Brunei. 280, 100 sq. mi.
Bornholm
   belongs to   
Denmark
227 sq. mi.
Bougainville
   belongs to   
Papua New Guinea
3,880 sq. mi.
Bruny
   belongs to   
Australia
Tasmania. Made up of North and South Bruny, joined by a narrow isthmus called the Neck. Renowed for the bird life with bird-watching and wildlife tours.
Buru
   belongs to   
Indonesia
3,670 sq. mi.
Cape Breton
   belongs to   
Canada
3,981 sq. Mi
Cape Verde Islands
   belongs to   
Cape Verde
1557 sq. mi.
Capri
   belongs to   
Italy
4 sq. mi.
Carney Island
   belongs to   
Antarctica
8,500 km² (3,300 sq. miles). An ice-covered island 110 km long, with all but its North coast lying within the Getz Ice Shelf, Antarctica.
Caroline Islands
   belongs to   
Federated States of Micronesia & Palau
472 sq. mi.; 500 small coral islands.
Cayman Islands
   belongs to   
The U.K.
British overseas territory – 100 sq. mi.
Celebes (Sulawesi)
   belongs to   
Indonesia
67,400 sq. mi.
Chatham Islands
   belongs to   
New Zealand
Largest of these is Chatham Island: 900 km² (559 sq. miles) Maori name Rekohu. Pop approx. 600
Cheju-do
   belongs to   
South Korea
704 sq. mi.
Chichagof
   belongs to   
The U.S.A.
2,080 sq. mi.; Alaska
Chiloe
   belongs to   
Chile
3,241 sq. mi.
Choiseul
   belongs to   
Solomon Islands
1,145 sq. mi.
Christmas Island
   belongs to   
Australia
Sold by Singapore to Australia during the reign of Lim Yew Hock of the Labour Party.
Cocos Island
   belongs to   
Australia
Comino
   belongs to   
Malta
Comoros
   belongs to   
Comoros
719 sq. mi.
Cook Islands
   belongs to   
New Zealand
113 sq. mi. (free association)
Corfu
   belongs to   
Greece
228.6 sq. mi.
Corsica
   belongs to   
France
3,351 sq. mi.
Cozumel
   belongs to   
México
189 sq. mi.
Crete
   belongs to   
Greece
3,189 sq. mi.
Cuba
   belongs to   
Cuba
40,543 sq. mi.
Curacao
   belongs to   
Netherlands
171 sq. mi.; Antilles
Cyprus
   belongs to   
Cyprus
3,572 sq. mi.
Devon
   belongs to   
Canada
21,331 sq. mi.
Disko
   belongs to   
Denmark
3,312 sq. mi. Part of Greenland.
Djerba
   belongs to   
Tunisia
197 sq. mi.
Dominica
   belongs to   
Dominica
289 sq. mi.
Easter (Pascua, Rapa Nui)
   belongs to   
Chile
63 sq. mi.
Elba
   belongs to   
Italy
86 sq. mi.
Ellesmere
   belongs to   
Canada
75, 767 sq. mi.
Euboea
   belongs to   
Greece
1,411 sq. mi.
Faeroe Islands
   belongs to   
Denmark
540 sq. mi.
Falkland Islands
   belongs to   
The U.K.
4,700 sq. mi.
Fernando De Noronha
   belongs to   
Brazil
7 sq mi; Archipielago
Flores
   belongs to   
Indonesia
5,520 sq. mi.
Franz Josef Land
   belongs to   
Russia
8,000 sq. mi.
French Island
   belongs to   
Australia
Victoria. In Westernport Bay to the south-east of Melbourne. The salt marsh coastline harbours more than 230 species of birds. 2/3 of the island is national park.
Fuerteventura
   belongs to   
Spain
668 sq mi; Canary Islands.
Galapagos Islands
   belongs to   
Ecuador
The largest of the islands is called Isabela.
Golem Grad
   belongs to   
Macedonia
Голем град (Macedonian) meaning Big Town; known as Snake Island; the only island in Republic of Macedonia.
Gonave
   belongs to   
Haiti
270 sq. mi.
Gotland
   belongs to   
Sweden
1,159 sq. mi. The largest island in the Baltic Sea.
Gozo
   belongs to   
Malta
Grande De Tierra Del Fuego
   belongs to   
Argentina
18,530 sq. mi. Argentina-Chile
Grande De Tierra Del Fuego
   belongs to   
Chile
Argentina-Chile. 18,530 sq. mi.
Gran Canaria
   belongs to   
Spain
592 sq. mi.; Canary Islands
Great Barrier Island
   belongs to   
New Zealand
285 km² (177 sq. miles) Maori name Aotea. Pop. approx 850.
Greenland
   belongs to   
Denmark
822,700 sq. mi. (self-governed)
Grenada
   belongs to   
Grenada
120 sq. mi.
Groote Eylandt
   belongs to   
Australia
The largest island in the Gulf of Carpenteria, between Queensland and the Northern Territory. Total area some 2,260 km². Average height above sea level of 15 m.
Guadalcanal
   belongs to   
Solomon Islands
2,047 sq. mi.
Guadeloupe
   belongs to   
France
(overseas department) – 555 sq mi; Base and Grande Terre.
Guam
   belongs to   
The U.S.A.
209 sq. mi.
Guernsey
   belongs to   
The U.K.
24.5 sq mi; British dependency Channel Islands
Haggerstone Island
   belongs to   
Australia
90 kms from the tip of Cape York Peninsula (Queensland). 40 ha of lush wilderness on its own reef.
Hainan
   belongs to   
China
12,962 sq. mi.
Hawaii
   belongs to   
The U.S.A.
6,471 sq. mi.
Hebrides
   belongs to   
The U.K.
2,744 sq. mi.
Hispaniola
   belongs to   
Dominican Republic
28,840 sq. mi. Dominican Republic-Haiti
Hispaniola
   belongs to   
Haiti
Dominican Republic-Haiti. 28,840 sq. mi.
Hokkaido
   belongs to   
Japan
Hong Kong
   belongs to   
China
30.6 sq. mi.; Special administrative region
Honshu
   belongs to   
Japan
Iceland
   belongs to   
Iceland
39,702 sq. mi.
Ireland
   belongs to   
Ireland
32,589 sq. mi.
Isle of Man
   belongs to   
Great Britain
221 sq. mi.. (self-governed)
Isle Royale
   belongs to   
The U.S.A.
209 sq. mi.; Lake Superior, Michigan
Jamaica
   belongs to   
Jamaica
4,244 sq. mi.
Java
   belongs to   
Indonesia
Jersey
   belongs to   
The U.K.
44.9 sq. mi.; British dependency Channel Islands
Jurong Island
   belongs to   
Singapore
Juventud
   belongs to   
Cuba
850 sq. mi.
Kalimantan
   belongs to   
Indonesia
Kangaroo Island
   belongs to   
Australia
South Australia. Off the tip of Fleurieu Peninsula. Home to koalas, sea lions, fur seals, kangaroos and wallabies and tourists. Industries include wine, olive oil, ligurian honey and freshwater marron.
Kerguelen (Grande Terre)
   belongs to   
France
2,555 sq. mi. (overseas department) (known as Desolation Island)
Kermadec Islands
   belongs to   
New Zealand
The islands have been part of New Zealand since 1887. The islands lie approx. 1000 km NE of New Zealand's North Island. The group includes four main islands of which Raoul (Sunday Island) is the largest (7,260 acres). At present a meteorological and radio station is maintained on Raoul (Sunday) Island. The total population of this, the only inhabited member of the group, including the official staff of the station, numbers only 10.
Kirimati (Christmas)
   belongs to   
Kiribati
150 sq. mi.
Kodiak
   belongs to   
The U.S.A.
3,588 sq. mi.; Alaska
Komodo
   belongs to   
Indonesia
2,042 sq. mi.
Kyushu
   belongs to   
Japan
Lewis With Harris
   belongs to   
The U.K.
770 sq. mi.
Long Island
   belongs to   
The U.S.A.
1,401 sq. mi.; New York
Lord Howe Island
   belongs to   
Australia
600 km east of the Australian Mainland. 56 sq. kilometres. New South Wales. 2/3 is covered by sub-tropical rainforests. Known for bushwalking, snorkelling, scuba diving, fishing, bird watching and surfing.
Luzon
   belongs to   
The Philippines
Madagascar
   belongs to   
Madagascar
226,658 sq. mi.
Madeira
   belongs to   
Portugal
306 sq. mi.
Madura
   belongs to   
Indonesia
Maldives
   belongs to   
Maldives
115 sq. mi.
Malta
   belongs to   
Malta
121 sq. mi.; including Gozo.
Manhattan
   belongs to   
The U.S.A.
22 sq. mi.; New York, N.Y.
Manitoulin
   belongs to   
Canada
1,068 sq. mi.; Lake Huron, Ontario
Marajo
   belongs to   
Brazil
15,500 sq. mi.
Margarita
   belongs to   
Venezuela
414 sq. mi.
Marquesas Islands
   belongs to   
French Polynesia
405 sq. mi.
Marshall Islands
   belongs to   
Marshall Islands
70 sq. mi.
Martha's Vineyard
   belongs to   
The U.S.A.
91 sq. mi.; Massachusetts
Martinique
   belongs to   
France
425 sq. mi (overseas department.)
Mauritius
   belongs to   
Mauritius
709 sq. mi.
Melville
   belongs to   
Australia
Lies off the coast of the Northern Territory, at 2,234 mi² (5,786 km²) it is just outside the 100 largest islands in the world.
Melville
   belongs to   
Canada
16,274 sq. mi.
Moluccas (Maluku)
   belongs to   
Indonesia
32,307 sq. mi.
Montreal
   belongs to   
Canada
201 sq. mi.; Quèbec
Montserrat
   belongs to   
The U.K.
39.5 sq. mi- British overseas territory.
Moorea
   belongs to   
French Polynesia
51 sq. mi.
Mount Desert
   belongs to   
The U.S.A.
106 sq. mi.; Maine
Mull
   belongs to   
The U.K.
357 sq. mi.
Nantucket
   belongs to   
The U.S.A.
57 sq. mi.; Massachusetts
Nauru
   belongs to   
Nauru
8.2 sq. mi.
New Britain
   belongs to   
Papua New Guinea
14,098 sq. mi.
New Caledonia
   belongs to   
France
6,467 sq. mi.; Nouvelle-Calèdonie (overseas territory)
Newfoundland
   belongs to   
Canada
42,031 sq. mi.
New Ireland
   belongs to   
Papua New Guinea
3,344 sq. mi or 8,650 km². The main and largest island of the New Ireland Province.
Nicobar Islands
   belongs to   
India
754 sq. mi.
Northern Mariana Islands
   belongs to   
Northern Mariana Islands
184 sq. mi.; in a political union with the the U.S.A.
North Island
   belongs to   
New Zealand
168102 km² (104,454 sq. miles) The North and South Islands are the two main island of New Zealand.
Nunivak
   belongs to   
The U.S.A.
1,625 sq. mi.; Alaska
Orkney Islands
   belongs to   
The U.K.
377 sq. mi.
Papua New Guinea
   belongs to   
Indonesia
Papua New Guinea & Indonesia. 309,000 sq. mi.
Papua New Guinea
   belongs to   
Papua New Guinea
309,000 sq. mi. Papua New Guinea & Indonesia
Pemba
   belongs to   
Tanzania
379 sq. mi.
Penang (Pinang)
   belongs to   
Malaysia
108 sq. mi
Philippines
   belongs to   
The Philippines
115,831 sq. mi.; Luzon, Mindanao (the largest)
Pitcairn Island
   belongs to   
The U.K.
2 sq. mi.- British (overseas territory)
Poruma Island (Coconut Island)
   belongs to   
Australia
Queensland. Located between Cape York Peninsula and New Guinea.
Prince Edward
   belongs to   
Canada
2,170 sq. mi.
Prince of Wales
   belongs to   
Canada
6,119 sq. mi.
Prince of Wales
   belongs to   
The U.S.A.
2,577 sq. mi.; Alaska
Puerto Rico
   belongs to   
The U.S.A.
3,435 sq. mi.; unincorporated state
Pulau Tekong
   belongs to   
Singapore
Pulau Ubin
   belongs to   
Singapore
Quemoy (Chinmen)
   belongs to   
Taiwan
56 sq. mi.
Ratmanova (Big Diomede)
   belongs to   
Russia
11 sq. mi.
Reunion
   belongs to   
France
969 sq. mi. (overseas department)
Rhode (Aquidneck)
   belongs to   
The U.S.A.
39 sq. mi.; Rhode Island
Rhodes
   belongs to   
Greece
539.8 sq. mi.
Roosevelt Island
   belongs to   
Antarctica
2,900 sq. mi.
Roosevelt
   belongs to   
The U.S.A.
Roosevelt Island, formerly known as Welfare Island, and before that Blackwell's Island, is a narrow island in the East River of New York City. It lies between the island of Manhattan to its west and the borough of Queens to its east.
Rottnest Island
   belongs to   
Australia
Western Australia. 19 km from Fremantle. Popular with families for its 63 beaches and 20 secluded bays. No cars permitted.
Rugen
   belongs to   
Germany
358 sq. mi.
Saaremaa
   belongs to   
Estonia
1,032 sq. mi.
Saint John's Island
   belongs to   
Singapore
Saint Lawrence
   belongs to   
The U.S.A.
1,983 sq. mi.; Alaska
Sakhalin
   belongs to   
Russia
29,500 sq. mi.
Samoa
   belongs to   
Samoa
1,093 sq. mi.; also known as Western Samoa
Santa Catalina
   belongs to   
The U.S.A.
75 sq. mi. California
Santa Isabel
   belongs to   
Solomon Islands
1,460 sq. mi.
Santorini (Thira)
   belongs to   
Greece
29.3 sq. mi.
Sao Tome
   belongs to   
Sao Tome & Principe
319 sq. mi.
Sardinia
   belongs to   
Italy
9,194 sq. mi.
Sentosa
   belongs to   
Singapore
Severny
   belongs to   
Russia
18,882 sq. mi.
Seychelles
   belongs to   
Seychelles
171 sq mi; Mahe
Shark Island
   belongs to   
Australia
An island in Sydney Harbour, 250 metres by 100 metres.
Singapore
   belongs to   
Singapore
220.2 sq. mi.i.
Sjaelland
   belongs to   
Denmark
2,714.8 sq. mi.
San Juan Islands
   belongs to   
The U.S.A.
116 sq. mi.; Washington state
Skye
   belongs to   
The U.K.
643 sq. mi.
Somerset
   belongs to   
Canada
9,570 sq. mi.
Southampton
   belongs to   
Canada
15,913 sq. mi.
South Georgia
   belongs to   
The U.K.
1,450 sq. mi.
South Island
   belongs to   
New Zealand
168102 km² (104,454 sq. miles). The North and South Islands are the two main islands of New Zealand. The South Island is the larger of the two but is the North Island has the greatest population.
Spitsbergen Group
   belongs to   
Svalbard
23,641 sq. mi; Svalbard belongs to Norway
Sri Lanka
   belongs to   
Sri Lanka
25,200 sq. mi.
Staten Island
   belongs to   
The U.S.A.
59 sq. mi.; New York, N.Y.
Stewart Island
   belongs to   
New Zealand
1746 km² (1085 sq miles) Maori name Rakiura. The 3rd largest of New Zealand's islands after the North and South Islands. Pop. approx 400.
St. Helena
   belongs to   
The U.K.
47 sq. mi.
St. Lucia
   belongs to   
Saint Lucia
240 sq. mi.
St. Martin (Sint Maarten)
   belongs to   
France
34 sq. mi. France & Netherlands
St. Martin (Sint Maarten)
   belongs to   
Netherlands
France & Netherlands. 34 sq. mi.
Stromboli
   belongs to   
Italy
4.7 sq. mi.
Sumatra
   belongs to   
Indonesia
164,000 sq. mi.
Sumba
   belongs to   
Indonesia
4,306 sq. mi.
Sumbawa
   belongs to   
Indonesia
5,965 sq. mi.
Tahiti
   belongs to   
French Polynesia
402 sq. mi.
Tasmania
   belongs to   
Australia
23,412 sq. mi.
Tenerife
   belongs to   
Spain
795 sq mi; Canary Islands
Thurston Island
   belongs to   
Antarctica
6,050 sq. mi.
Timor
   belongs to   
East Timor
Indonesia-East Timor. 11,883 sq. ft.
Timor
   belongs to   
Indonesia
11,883 sq. ft. Indonesia-East Timor.
The Tiwi Islands
   belongs to   
Australia
Northern Territory. Comprise of Bathurst and Melville Islands, 80 km north of Darwin.
Tonga Islands
   belongs to   
Tonga
300.9 sq. mi.
Trinidad
   belongs to   
Trinidad & Tobago
1,864 sq. mi.
Tristan Da Cunha
   belongs to   
The U.K.
38 sq. mi.
Vanatu
   belongs to   
Vanatu
4,707 sq. mi.; Espiritu Santo (the largest)
Vancouver
   belongs to   
Canada
12,079 sq. mi.
Vanua Levu
   belongs to   
Fiji
Victoria
   belongs to   
Canada
83,896 sq. mi.
Virgin Islands
   belongs to   
The U.K.
59 sq. mi.; Tortola and Virgin Gorda. British overseas territory.
Virgin Islands
   belongs to   
The U.S.A.
136 sq. mi.; St. Croix, ST. John, St. Thomas (organized unincorporated territory)
Viti Levu
   belongs to   
Fiji
7,056 sq. mi.; Vanua Levu, Viti Levu
Vrangelya (Wrangel)
   belongs to   
Russia
3,030 sq. m.
Waiheke Island
   belongs to   
New Zealand
92 km² (57 sq. miles) Pop. approx 7700
Wilson Island
   belongs to   
Australia
Queensland. Not far from Heron Island in the southern Great Barrier Reef. Eco-friendly paradise.
Yos Sudarso (Dolak)
   belongs to   
Indonesia
4,500 sq. ft.
Yuzhny
   belongs to   
Russia
12,848 sq. mi. The southern island of the Novaya Zemlya archipelago, lying north of Russia.
Zanzibar
   belongs to   
Tanzania
640 sq. m.


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