List of islands

List of islands

This is a list of islands in the world grouped by oceans and by continents. For rank-order lists, see the other lists below.

List of islands by continent

*Antarctica and Southern Ocean
**European islands by area
**European islands by population
*North America
*Central America
*South America

List of islands by ocean, sea or lake(s)

*Adriatic Sea
*Aegean Sea
*Arctic Ocean
*Atlantic Ocean
*Baltic Sea
*Black Sea
*Caribbean Sea
*East China Sea
*Great Lakes (North America)
*Indian Ocean
*Ionian Sea
*Irish Sea
*Mediterranean Sea
*Pacific Ocean
*Persian Gulf
*Sea of Crete
*Sea of Marmara
*South China Sea
*Southern Ocean
*Tyrrhenian Sea

Islands by Country


*flagicon|Bangladesh Bangladesh
*flagicon|Cambodia Cambodia
*flagicon|China China
**flagicon|Hong Kong Hong Kong
*flagicon|India India
*flagicon|Indonesia Indonesia
*flagicon|Iran Iran
*flagicon|Japan Japan
*flagicon|South Korea Korea (South)
*flagicon|Kuwait Kuwait
*flagicon|Malaysia Malaysia
*flagicon|Maldives Maldives
*flagicon|Myanmar Myanmar
*flagicon|Pakistan Pakistan
*flagicon|Philippines Philippines
*flagicon|Russia Russia
*flagicon|Singapore Singapore
*flagicon|Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
*flagicon|Taiwan Republic of China(Taiwan) [The Republic of China (ROC) is a state commonly referred to as Taiwan. It is also diplomatically occasionally known as Chinese Taipei or other names. The ROC is no longer a United Nations member since late 1971 and regarded by UN as Taiwan, Province of China (see also One-China policy and Political status of Taiwan. It is currently recognized by the Holy See and 23 UN member states and with de facto international relations with most others. The political status of the ROC and the legal status of Taiwan (alongside the territories currently under the ROC jurisdiction) are in dispute. The ROC should not be confused with the Republic of Taiwan proposed by supporters of Taiwan independence.]
*flagicon|Thailand Thailand
*flagicon|Vietnam Vietnam


*flagicon|Albania Albania
*flagicon|Bulgaria Bulgaria
*flagicon|Croatia Croatia
*flagicon|Cyprus Cyprus
*flagicon|Denmark Denmark
*flagicon|Estonia Estonia
*flagicon|Faroe Islands Faroe Islands
*flagicon|Finland Finland
*flagicon|France France
*flagicon|Germany Germany
*flagicon|Greece Greece
*flagicon|Hungary Hungary
*flagicon|Iceland Iceland
*flagicon|Ireland Ireland
*flagicon|Italy Italy
*flagicon|Macedonia Republic of Macedonia
*flagicon|Malta Malta
*flagicon|Montenegro Montenegro
*flagicon|Netherlands Netherlands
*flagicon|Norway Norway
*flagicon|Poland Poland
*flagicon|Portugal Portugal
*flagicon|Romania Romania
*flagicon|Slovakia Slovakia
*flagicon|Spain Spain
*flagicon|Sweden Sweden
*flagicon|Switzerland Switzerland
*flagicon|Turkey Turkey
*flagicon|UK UK
**flagicon|Guernsey Guernsey
**flagicon|Isle of Man Isle of Man
**flagicon|Jersey Jersey
**flagicon|Scotland Scotland

North America

*flagicon|Belize Belize
*flagicon|Canada Canada
*Costa Rica
**flagicon|Ontario Ontario
**flagicon|Prince Edward Island Prince Edward Island
*El Salvador
*flagicon|Honduras Honduras
*flagicon|Mexico Mexico
*flagicon|Nicaragua Nicaragua
*flagicon|Panama Panama
*flagicon|Puerto Rico Puerto Rico
*flagicon|US US
**US, by area

outh America

*French Guiana


*flagicon|Australia Australia
*flagicon|New Zealand New Zealand
*flagicon|Kiribati Kiribati
*flagicon|New Caledonia New Caledonia

List of ancient islands

*The majority of the Alphonse Atoll, Seychelles
*The ancient volcanic island of Cargados Carajos, which sank to a coral atoll
*Emperor Seamounts (?) [Pacific, extension of Hawaiian Islands)
*Ile Du Sud- African Banks (in the Amirantes)
*Majority of the Great Chagos Bank
*Intermontane Islands, Pacific
*Insular Islands, Pacific
*Owen Bank, Chagos Arch., submerged atoll
*Owen Bank, Seychelles (not to be confused with Chagos atoll)
*Saya de Malha, Formerly largest Mascarene Island
*Majority of granitic Seychelles, which were remnants of India splitting from Africa.
*Soudan, Mascarenes
*Thorpe Bank, Seychelles
*Topaze Bank, Seychelles
*Unnamed bank just south of Madagascar was once a large tropical island
*Island of the Batavians in the Netherlands. It used to be an island in the Rhine delta between the rivers Waal and Rhine. The island disappeared due to silting up of the Rhine, floods and the building of dikes, canals and dams for irrigation. Cities in the area that used to be the island are (most of) Rotterdam, The Hague, (half of) Leiden, Gouda, Nieuwegein, Tiel, (part of) Arnhem, (part of) Nijmegen.

Other lists of islands

*List of islands by name
*List of islands by population
*List of islands by area
*List of islands by highest point
*List of islands in lakes
*List of uninhabited islands
*List of new islands
*List of submerged islands and islets
*List of divided islands
*List of artificial islands
*List of islands named after people
*List of archipelagos
*Phantom island - list of phantom islands

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