Largest islands in the world

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The largest islands in the world, not counting Australia.

The largest islands in the world, you will find in a variety of countries. The reason Australia does not count is that it is a continent. Otherwise, Australia would qualify no doubt as for the biggest island in this world of ours.
When you look at this list, you may find some countries, you thought were rather small, like Denmark, but counting Greenland, in this case, makes Denmark a much bigger country. We do not talk inhabitants, simply size.
You will at traveltalk.travel find links to a number of those largest islands in the world, for more travel inspiration and insight.

 

Here we go from biggest to smallest om the top 10 list:

  • Greenland – (840,004 sq. miles) (2,175,600 sq. km)
  • New Guinea – (303,381 sq. miles) (785,753 sq. km)
  • Borneo – (288,869 sq. miles) (748,168 sq. km)
  • Madagascar – (226,917 sq. miles) (587,713 sq. km)
  • Baffin – (194,574 sq. miles) (503,944 sq. km)
  • Sumatra – (171,069 sq. miles) (443,066 sq. km)
  • Honshu – (88,982 sq. miles) (225,800 sq. km)
  • Great Britain – (88,787 sq. miles) (229,957 sq. km)
  • Victoria – (85,154 sq. miles) (220,548 sq. km)
  • Ellesmere – (71,029 sq. miles) (183,965 sq. km)

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