Top 10 List:

[more Top-10 Lists]

For those who thought that Australia would be on top of this list, unfortunately it does not fit the criteria of an island. Australia (7,618,493 sq km) is regarded as a continental land mass rather than an island.

Ocean view on Vancouver Island
Ocean view on Vancouver Island

 

Island Location Area (sq km) Area (sq miles)
1. Greenland (Kalaatdlit Nunaat), Denmark Arctic Ocean 2,175,600 840,004
2. New Guinea West Pacific 785, 753 303, 381
3. Borneo Indian Ocean 748,168 288,869
4. Madagascar (Malagasy Republic) Indian Ocean 587,713 226,917
5. Baffin Island, Canada Arctic Ocean 503,994 194,574
6. Sumatra, Indonesia Indian Ocean 443,065 171,068
7. Great Britain North Atlantic 229,957 88,787
8. Honshu, Japan Northweat Pacific 225,800 87,182
9. Victoria Island, Canada Arctic Ocean 220,548 85,154
10. Ellesmere Island, Canada Arctic Ocean 183,964 71,029

Do you have feedback, a comment or correction? Let us know