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Worlds Biggest Islands

Island and location. Area. square miles. square km. 1. Greenland. 822,700. 2,130,800.
61. Samar Philippines
Samar is an island in the Visayas, within central Philippines and considered the fourth largest island in the country. The island is divided into three provinces Samar province, Northern Samar province, and Eastern Samar province.
62. Negros Philippines
Negros is an island of the Philippines located in the Visayas. It is the third largest island in the country, with a land area of 13,074.5 square kilometres.
63. Tupinambarana Amazon and Uraria rivers Brazil
Ilha Tupinambarana is the name of a former fluvial island bordered by rivers of the Amazon system in eastern Amazonas, Brazil. Today, it has been split into four completely separate parts by natural channels, just like those isolating it from the mainland it is no longer one island, but four. The original island stretched from the municipalities of Parintins, in the northeast, to Nova Olinda do Norte, in the southwest. The combined area of the islands is to 11,850 Square kilometre, making Ilha Tupinambarana the second largest fluvial group of islands in the world after Bananal Island.
64. Palawan Philippines
Palawan, officially the Province of Palawan, is an island province of the Philippines that is located in the MIMAROPA region. It is the largest province in the country in terms of total area of jurisdiction.
65. Yos Sudarso Dolak Indonesia
Pulau Yos Sudarso is an island in Papua province, Indonesia. It is separated only by narrow channels from the main island of New Guinea. It also known as Pulau Dolok, Pulau Dolak and Pulau Kimaam, has also been known as Kolepom Island, and in the Dutch colonial period was known as Frederik Hendrik Island.The island is leaf shaped, about 165 km long with an area of 11,600 Square kilometre.The current name memorializes Indonesian Admiral Yos Sudarso, killed in a 1962 naval engagement between the Dutch and Indonesians.
66. Panay Philippines
Panay is an island in the Philippines located in the western part of the Visayas. It is about 100 miles across. Politically, it is divided into four provinces Aklan, Antique, Capiz, and Iloilo, all in the Western Visayas Region.
67. Bangka Indonesia
Bangka is an island lying east of Sumatra, administratively part of Sumatra, Indonesia, with a population of about 1 million. It is the main part of BangkaBelitung Province. The provincial capital, Pangkal Pinang, lies on the island.
68. Bolshevik Russia
The Bolsheviks, originally also Bolshevists or Bolsheviki derived from were a faction of the Marxist Russian Social Democratic Labour Party (RSDLP) which split apart from the Menshevik faction at the Second Party Congress in 1903.In the Second Party Congress vote, the Bolsheviks won on the majority of important issues, hence their name.They ultimately became the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.The Bolsheviks came to power in Russia during the October Revolution phase of the Russian Revolution of 1917, and founded the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic which would become the chief constituent of the Soviet Union in 1922.
69. Ellef Ringnes Island Canada
Ellef Ringnes Island is one of the Sverdrup Islands in Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut, Canada. Also a member of the Queen Elizabeth Islands and Canadian Arctic Archipelago, it is located in the Arctic Ocean, east of Borden Island, and west of Amund Ringnes Island. It has an area of 11,295 km2 (4,361 sq mi), making it the 69th largest island in the world (slightly larger than Jamaica) and Canadas 16th largest island. Its highest mount is 260 m (850 ft).The island was named by Otto Sverdrup for Oslo brewer Ellef Ringnes, one of the sponsors of his expedition. It was first sighted by one of his men in 1901. The island was then claimed by Norway from 1902 until the claim was relinquished (in favour of Canada) in 1930.
70. Sumba Indonesia
Sumba is an island in eastern Indonesia, is one of the Lesser Sunda Islands, and is in the province of East Nusa Tenggara. Sumba has an area of 11,153 Square kilometre, and the population was 656,259 at the 2010 Census.


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