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Indonesian archipelago


According to a 2002 survey by National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN), the Indonesian archipelago has 18,307 islands. According to the CIA factbook there are 17,000 islands.[1] 8,844 islands have been named according to estimates made by the Government of Indonesia, with 922 of those permanently inhabited.[2]

Major islands

Other islands

The following islands are listed by province

Java

Banten

DKI Jakarta

  • Thousand Islands (Kepulauan Seribu)

West Java

  • Pulau Biawak (Monitor Lizard Island), Indramayu

Central Java

East Java

Sumatra

Aceh

199 islands

North Sumatra

479 islands

West Sumatra

Bengkulu

Lampung

Riau

Riau Islands

about 3,200 islands

Bangka-Belitung Islands

Kalimantan

East Kalimantan

South Kalimantan

Central Kalimantan

  • Damar
  • Palau Buaya
  • Palau Burung
  • Palau Baning

West Kalimantan

Sulawesi

North Sulawesi

Central Sulawesi

South Sulawesi

Southeast Sulawesi

Lesser Sunda Islandes

Bali

West Nusa Tenggara

East Nusa Tenggara

Maluku

Maluku

North Maluku

New Guinea

islands near the Indonesian half of New Guinea island

West Papua

610 islands, 35 inhabited

Papua

See also

Indonesia portal

References

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