List of archipelagos by number of islands

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List of archipelagos by number of islands, islets, reefs, coral reefs and cays:

  1. Swedish east coast archipelago: 65,666[1]
  2. Archipelago Sea (Finland): 50,000[2]
  3. Canadian Arctic Archipelago: 36,563
  4. Malay Archipelago: 25,000–30,000
  5. Caribbean Islands: 7,000[4]
  6. Japanese Archipelago: 6,852[5]
  7. British Isles: 6,289
  8. China: 5,000
  9. Korea: 3,579
  10. Great Barrier Reef: 2,900 reefs (900 islands)
  11. Chile: 2,324
  12. Ha Long Bay Islands: 1,960–2,000
  13. Thousand Islands: 1,864
  14. Thailand: 1,430[citation needed]
  15. Dalmatia: 1,200
  16. Greece: 1,200-6,000

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Swedish islands". SCB, The Swedish Statistics Agency. Retrieved 18 March 2011. 
  2. ^ Nautical chart: International no. 1205, SE61, Baltic Sea, North, Sea of Åland.
  3. ^ Central Intelligence Agency. (2009-10-28). "East & Southeast Asia :: Philippines". The World Factbook. Washington, DC: Author. Retrieved 2009-11-07.
  4. ^ http://botany.si.edu/projects/cpd/ma/ma-carib.htm
  5. ^ "Facts and Figures of Japan 2007 01: Land". Foreign Press Center Japan. Retrieved 2010-08-20.