List of The Largest Islands in The World – An island is a piece of land surrounded by water. Islands are sometimes called islands or archipelagos. Comprise a large mass of land, the biggest 16 of them accounting for as much as 56 million square km- greater than the area of the continent of Europe. There are mainly two types of islands: continental islands, which are connected to the mainland by land, and oceanic islands, which are found in the ocean. The islands are broadly divided into four types – continental islands, oceanic islands, tectonic islands, and coral islands.
List of the Largest Islands in the World
Here is the list of the largest islands in the world, you can download the list of the largest islands in the world in PDF using the direct download link given at the bottom of this table. Let’s take a look at the list of the largest islands in the world.
|Australia (Geographically regarded as a continental landmass)||Indian Ocean||7,600,000|
|New Guinea||West Pacific||785753|
|Malagasy Republic||Indian Ocean||587041|
|Baffin Island||Arctic Ocean||507451|
|Great Britain||North Atlantic||209,331|
|Victoria Island||Arctic Ocean||217290|
|Ellesmere Island||Arctic Ocean||196236|
|South Island (New Zealand)||South-west Pacific||145,836|
|North Island (New Zealand)||South-west Pacific||111,583|
|New Foundland||North Atlantic||110680|
|Tasmania (Main Island)||South-west Pacific||64,519|
|Sri Lanka (Main Island)||Indian Ocean||65,268|