List of artificial islands

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This is a list of artificial islands. Currently, artificial islands are an expensive but in some cases lucrative option for many cities having lack-of-land problems (such as Tokyo's Odaiba and Fukuoka's island city project). In the future they may be common sights as many cities (especially Asian cities) around the world face severe urban land shortages and congestion. Eventually, this may make man-made islands a logical option.

This is a list of several artificial or man-made islands.

Azerbaijan[edit]

Bahrain[edit]

Canada[edit]

China[edit]

Beijing[edit]

  • An island at Bohai Bay, near Beijing, 33.5 km², for cargo transfer and wetlands reconstruction.[1]

Hong Kong[edit]

Macau[edit]

European Union[edit]

Austria[edit]

Bulgaria[edit]

  • In Varna, a portion of the southern industrial and port zone on a 2-km wide isthmus between the Black Sea and Lake Varna became an artificial island in 1976 when it became separated from the shore by two navigable canals.

Denmark[edit]

France[edit]

Germany[edit]

Italy[edit]

  • MOSE Project An artificial island was created in Lido inlet as part of the flood defenses for Venice

Netherlands[edit]

Poland[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

India[edit]

  • Willingdon Island
  • Cattle Island: not an 'artificial' island per se; once a village on a hill, converted into an island by the formation of the Hirakud Reservoir

Japan[edit]

Maldives[edit]

Mexico[edit]

Montenegro[edit]

Malaysia[edit]

Panama[edit]

Peru/Bolivia[edit]

Qatar[edit]

Singapore[edit]

Solomon Islands[edit]

South Africa[edit]

  • Island in Kamfers Dam, constructed as a flamingo breeding island

Tonga[edit]

United Arab Emirates[edit]

Dubai[edit]

United States[edit]

Alaska[edit]

California[edit]

Florida[edit]

Illinois[edit]

Kentucky[edit]

New York[edit]

Washington[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]