Ambai Islands

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The Ambai Islands (Kepulauan Ambai, sometimes referred to as Amboi Islands) are an island group of small scattered islands off the southern coast of Yapen Island, Cenderawasih Bay, eastern Indonesia in the Cenderawasih Bay off the northern coast of New Guinea. To the west are the Kuran Islands. The inhabitants of the islands live mostly on houses builds on stilts off the shore, and speak the Ambai language.

1°54′S 136°20′E / 1.900°S 136.333°E / -1.900; 136.333Coordinates: 1°54′S 136°20′E / 1.900°S 136.333°E / -1.900; 136.333