which is the most populous island in the world?

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Mark Moon asked 1 year ago
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Mark Moon answered 1 year ago

Below you will find a list of the largest islands in the world based on size or area followed by a list of the largest islands in the world based on population.
 

  • Largest Islands by Area

1. Greenland – North America – 840,004 square miles – 2,175,600 sq km
2. New Guinea – Oceania – 312,167 square miles – 808,510 sq km
3. Borneo – Asia – 287,863 square miles – 745,561 sq km
4. Madagascar – Africa – 226,657 square miles – 587,040 sq km
5. Baffin Island – North America – 195,927 square miles – 507,451 sq km
6. Sumatera (Sumatra) – Asia – 182,860 square miles – 473,606 sq km
7. Honshu – Asia – 87,805 square miles – 227,414, sq km
8. Great Britain – Europe – 84,354 square miles – 218,476 sq km
9. Victoria Island – North America – 83,897 square miles – 217,291 sq km
10. Ellesmere Island – North America – 75,787 square miles – 196,236 sq km
 

  • Largest Islands by Population

1. Java – Indonesia – 124,000,000
2. Honshu – Japan – 103,000,000
3. Great Britain – United Kingdom – 56,800,000
4. Luzon – Philippines – 46,228,000
5. Sumatera (Sumatra) – Indonesia – 45,000,000
6. Taiwan – 22,200,000
7. Sri Lanka – 20,700,000
8. Mindanao – Philippines – 19,793,000
9. Madagascar – 18,600,000
10. Hispaniola – Haiti and the Dominican Republic – 17,400,000