List of islands of Indonesia

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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[edit]

Other islands[edit]

The following islands are listed by province:

Java[edit]

Banten[edit]

Central Java[edit]

DKI Jakarta[edit]

East Java[edit]

West Java[edit]

  • Pulau Biawak (Monitor Lizard Island), Indramayu

Sumatra[edit]

Aceh[edit]

199 islands

North Sumatra[edit]

479 islands

West Sumatra[edit]

Bengkulu[edit]

Lampung[edit]

Riau[edit]

Riau Islands[edit]

about 3,200 islands

Bangka-Belitung Islands[edit]

Kalimantan[edit]

Central Kalimantan[edit]

East Kalimantan[edit]

South Kalimantan[edit]

West Kalimantan[edit]

Sulawesi[edit]

Central Sulawesi[edit]

North Sulawesi[edit]

South Sulawesi[edit]

Southeast Sulawesi[edit]

Lesser Sunda Islands[edit]

Bali[edit]

East Nusa Tenggara[edit]

West Nusa Tenggara[edit]

Maluku[edit]

Maluku[edit]

North Maluku[edit]

New Guinea[edit]

islands near the Indonesian half of New Guinea island

West Papua[edit]

610 islands, 35 inhabited

Papua[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ CIA World Factbook
  2. ^ Based on "Seminar Nasional Penetapan Nama Pulau-pulau Kecil Dalam Presektif Sejarah or "National Seminary of Name For Little Islands From History Side", July 16 to 18 2008 at Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia