List of islands in the Mediterranean


List of islands in the Mediterranean

This is a list of the islands in the Mediterranean Sea:

Contents

By area

  Name Image Country Area (km²) Population Capital/Main City Political Status Flag
1 Sicily Sicily-EO.JPG Italy 25,460 5,010,000 Palermo autonomous region with special statute Flag of Sicily (revised).svg
2 Sardinia Sardinia satellite.jpg Italy 23,813 1,656,000 Cagliari autonomous region with special statute Flag of Sardinia.svg
3 Cyprus Satellite image of Cyprus, cropped.jpg Cyprus 9,251 1,088,503[1] Nicosia de jure: single independent state, de facto:The Republic of Cyprus. The north part of Cyprus: Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Flag of Cyprus.svg
4 Corsica Corse-photosat.jpg France 8,681 275,000 Ajaccio territorial collective Flag of Corsica.svg
5 Crete Crete Nasa.jpg Greece 8,312 624,000 Heraklion periphery (administrative division)
6 Euboea Euboea island.jpg Greece 3,655 218,000 Chalcis prefecture
7 Majorca Mallorca.jpg Spain 3,640 846,000 Palma part of an autonomous community Flag of Mallorca.svg
8 Lesbos Lesbos small.jpg Greece 1,630 90,000 Mytilene prefecture
9 Rhodes Rhodes NLT Landsat7.png Greece 1,398 117,000 Rhodes part of a prefecture
10 Chios Chios NASA satellite image.jpg Greece 842 52,000 Chios prefecture
11 Kefalonia Kephalonia.png Greece 781 37,000 Argostoli prefecture
12 Minorca Menorca.jpg Spain 694 87,000 Mahon part of an autonomous community Bandera de Menorca.svg
13 Corfu Corfu from ISS.jpg Greece 592 108,000 Corfu prefecture
14 Ibiza Ibiza.jpg Spain 577 111,000 Ibiza Town part of an autonomous community Ibiza flag.svg
15 Djerba ISD highres ISS002 ISS002-749-82 3.JPG Tunisia 523 60,000 Houmt Souk part of an governorate which is centred on the mainland
16 Lemnos LimnosMap.svg Greece 476 18,000 Myrina
17 Samos Samos 26.80174E 37.72709N.jpg Greece 476 34,000 Vathy
18 Naxos Naxos map Greece 428 18,000 Naxos
19 Zakynthos ZakynthosWW.jpg Greece 406 39,000 Zakynthos
20 Cres Croatia 406 3,184 Cres
21 Krk Croatia 406 17,860 Krk
22 Brač Croatia 395 14,031 Supetar
23 Andros Greece 380 10,000 Andros
24 Thasos Greece 379 13,765 Thasos
25 Lefkada Greece 303 20,751 Lefkada
26 Karpathos Greece 301 6,565 Karpathos
27 Hvar Croatia 300 11,103 Hvar
28 Kos Greece 290 31,000 Kos
29 Pag Croatia 285 8,398 Pag
30 Gökçeada Turkey 279 8,894
31 Cythera Greece 278 3,354 Kythira
32 Korčula Croatia 276 16,182 Korčula
33 Icaria Greece 255 8,312 Agios Kirykos
34 Malta Malta satellite NASA.jpg Malta 246 373,000 [2] Valletta main island of an independent state Flag of Malta.svg
35 Elba Italy 224 31,572 Portoferraio
36 Skyros Greece 209 2,602 Skyros
37 Paros Greece 196 12,853 Parikia
38 Tinos Greece 194 8,574 Tinos
39 Samothrace Greece 178 2,723 Samothrace
40 Milos Greece 160 4,771 Plaka
41 Kea Greece 129 2,417 Ioulis
42 Amorgos Greece 121 1,859 Amorgos
43 Marmara Turkey 117
44 Dugi Otok Croatia 114 1,772 Sali
45 Kalymnos Greece 111 16,237 Kalymnos city (Pothia)
46 Chergui Tunisia 110 Remla
47 Sant'Antioco Italy 109 11,730 Sant'Antioco
48 Ios Greece 109 1,838 Chora
49 Mljet Croatia 100 1,111 Babino Polje
50 Kythnos Greece 100 1,608 Kythnos
51 Astypalaia Greece 97 1,238 Astypalaia
52 Ithaca Greece 96 3,084 Ithaki
53 Skopelos Greece 95,5 4,696 Skopelos
54 Salamis Greece 95 38,022 Salamina
55 Rab Croatia 91 9,480 Rab
56 Vis Croatia 90 3,617 Vis
57 Mykonos Greece 86 9,320 Mykonos
58 Syros Greece 84 19,782 Ermoupoli
59 Aegina Greece 83 13,552 Aegina
60 Formentera Spain 83 7,461 Sant Francesc Xavier part of an autonomous community Bandera de Formentera.svg
61 Pantelleria Italy 83 7,729 Pantelleria
62 Santorini Greece 76 13,402 Fira
63 Lošinj Croatia 75 7,771 Mali Lošinj
64 Serifos Greece 73 1,414 Serifos
65 Sifnos Greece 73 2,442 Apollonia
66 Gharbi Tunisia 69 Mellita
67 Gozo Malta 67 31,053 Victoria
68 Kasos Greece 66 990 Fry
69 Alonissos Greece 64 2,700 Patitiri
70 Tilos Greece 63 533 Megálo Chorió
71 Pašman Croatia 63 2,711 Pašman
72 Šolta Croatia 59 1,479 Grohote
73 Symi Greece 58 2,606 Symi
74 Leros Greece 53 8,207 Agia Marina
75 San Pietro Italy 51 6,444 Carloforte
76 Asinara Italy 51 1 Cala d' Oliva
77 Hydra Greece 50 2,719 Hydra
78 Ugljan Croatia 50 6,182 Preko
79 Skiathos Greece 48 6,160 Skiathos
80 Lastovo Croatia 47 835 Lastovo
81 Ischia Italy 46 60,335 Ischia
82 Agios Efstratios Greece 43 371 Agios Efstratios
83 Nisyros Greece 41 948 Mandraki
84 Sikinos Greece 41 238 Sikinos
85 Psara Greece 40 422 Psara
86 Anafi Greece 38 273 Anafi
87 Lipari Italy 37 10,763 Lipari
88 Tenedos Turkey 36 2,427 Bozcaada
89 Kimolos Greece 36 769 Kimolos
90 Antiparos Greece 35 1,037 Antiparos
91 Patmos Greece 35 2,984 Patmos
92 Kornat Croatia 32 7
93 Folegandros Greece 32 667 Folegandros
94 Fourni Greece 30 1,326 Fourni
95 Gavdos Greece 29.6 98 Kastri
96 Čiovo Croatia 28.8 4,455 Okrug Gornji
97 Halki Greece 28.1 313 Halki
98 Salina Italy 26.8 2,300
99 Olib Croatia 26.1 147 Olib
100 Uzunada Turkey 25.4
101 Paxi Greece 25.3 2,253 Gaios
102 Kalamos Greece 25 543 Kalamos
103 Kyra Panagia Greece 25 10
104 Giglio Italy 23.8 1,458
105 Cunda (Alibey) Turkey 23.4
106 Poros Greece 22.9 4,348 Poros
107 Molat Croatia 22.8 207 Molat
108 Vir Croatia 22.4 1,608 Vir
109 Spetses Greece 22.2 3,908 Spetses
110 Paşalimanı Turkey 21.4
111 Saria Greece 21.1 22
112 Vulcano Italy 20.9 715 Vulcano
113 Avşa Turkey 20.6
114 Lampedusa Italy 20.2 4,500 Lampedusa e Linosa
115 La Maddalena Italy 20.1 11,902 La Maddalena
116 Meganisi Greece 20 1,090 Katomeri
117 Favignana Italy 19 4,383 Favignana
118 Capraia Italy 19 410 Capraia
119 Murter Croatia 18.6 5,192 Murter
120 Makronisos Greece 18.3 0
121 Antikythera Greece 18 44 Potamós
122 Elafonisos Greece 18 745 Elafonisos
123 Irakleia Greece 17.6 151 Irakleia
124 Croatia 17.6 557 Iž Veli
125 Gyaros Greece 17.3 0
126 Megalonisos Petalion Greece 17.2 0
127 Polyaigos Greece 17.2 0
128 Unije Croatia 16.9 90 Unije
129 Leipsoi Greece 16 698 Leipsoi
130 Šipan Croatia 15.8 436 Šipanska Luka
131 Caprera Italy 15.7 0
132 Cabrera Spain 15.7 0
133 Keros Greece 15.2 0
134 Žirje Croatia 15.1 124 Žirje
135 Sestrunj Croatia 15 48 Sestrunj
136 Silba Croatia 15 265 Silba
137 Žut Croatia 14.8 0
138 Pserimos Greece 14.8 130 Pserimos
139 Oinousses Greece 14.4 999 Oinousses
140 Peristera Greece 14.2 5
141 Rineia Greece 13.7 0
142 Agathonisi Greece 13.6 158 Megálo Chorió
143 Donoussa Greece 13.6 163 Donoussa (Stavros)
144 Prvić (Krk) Croatia 13.5 0
145 Stromboli Italy 12.6 572 San Vincenzo
146 Dokos Greece 12.5 43 Dokos
147 Porquerolles France 12.5 200
148 Drvenik Veliki Croatia 12.1 168 Drvenik Veliki
149 Marettimo Italy 12 819 Marettimo
150 Angistri Greece 12 920 Milos (Megalohori)

By country

Albania

  • Sazan
    Sunset over Sazan Island as seen from Vlore.
  • Ksamil Islands
  • Franz Joseph Island
Ksamil Islands in Albania.

Croatia

Prvić Luka

France

Greece

Italy

Malta

Montenegro

In Bay of Kotor:

Spain

Syria

Tunisia

Turkey

Politically-divided

  • Cyprus
    • Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (A de facto state in Cyprus only recognized by Turkey)
    • Republic of Cyprus (Recognized by the international community as the state of whole island)

See also

Footnotes

  1. ^ arrived at by adding the population of the Republic of Cyprus (803,147) and Northern Cyprus (285,356)
  2. ^ arrived at by subtracting the population of the island of Gozo (31,000) from the total population figure for the Republic of Malta (404,000)

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