Top 5 Largest Islands On The Planet
With a whole area of 2,130,800 square km the Greenland is the largest Island in the entire world. It’s located between the Atlantic and Arctic Ocean. Greenland is an independent land of Denmark. More than 80 percent of the property of the Greenland is covered by ice caps and glaciers. So that, this huge Island just has a population of 57600.
- New Guinea, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea
New Guinea Island from the Western Pacific Ocean is the second largest Island in the entire world. This Island is 1500 kilometers long, 400 miles broad and contains a whole area of 785-753 square km. The New Guinea Island is administered by 2 nations — The Western region to Indonesia and Eastern part to Papua New Guinea.
- Borneo, Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei
Borneo Island, situated in the West mid-Pacific Ocean is the only Island in the planet that’s administered by three nations — Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei. The Significant Areas of the Borneo Island are Indonesian territory. In 748,168 sq. kms, Borneo is the third largest Island in the entire world. It’s nearly double the size of Germany.
- Madagascar, Republic Of Madagascar
Madagascar is an Island nation situated on the East Coast of Africa from the Indian Ocean. With a entire area of 587,713 square km, it’s the fourth largest cities in the entire world. The Madagascar Island was made about 88 million decades back with its separation from the Indian subcontinent. This Island is home to several unique species of plants and creatures. Therefore, Madagascar can be called as’eighth continent’ or’alternative world’.
- Baffin Island, Canada
Baffin Island, situated in the Nunavut land is the largest Island of Canada. Baffin Island is nearly 507,451 square km in area. This Island at the Arctic archipelago receives exceptionally cold weather having an yearly average temperature of -8 degree Celsius. Additionally, there are numerous Fjords and freshwater lakes.