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Largest Islands of the world

10-MAY-2014 16:25

    Let us have a look at the largest islands of the world. Australia is broadly considered as the continental landmass, not an island. In fact, it unquestionably is the largest island, with the size of 7,618,493 sq km.

    S.No. Name of Island Area
    1 Greenland (840,004 sq miles) (2,175,600 sq km)
    2 New Guinea (303,381 sq miles) (785,753 sq km)
    3 Borneo (288,869 sq miles) (748,168 sq km)
    4 Madagascar (226,917 sq miles) (587,713 sq km)
    5 Baffin (194,574 sq miles) (503,944 sq km)
    6 Sumatra (171,069 sq miles) (443,066 sq km)
    7 Honshu (88,982 sq miles) (225,800 sq km)
    8 Great Britain (88,787 sq miles) (229,957 sq km)
    9 Victoria (85,154 sq miles) (220,548 sq km)
    10 Ellesmere (71,029 sq miles) (183,965 sq km)

    Ready to test your knowledge on largest islands of the world?

    source: http://www.worldatlas.com

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