List of islands in the Mediterranean

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The two biggest islands of the Mediterranean: Sicily and Sardinia

This is a list of islands in the Mediterranean Sea.

By area[edit]

  Name Image Country Area (km²) Population Capital/Main City
1 Sicily Satellite image Sicily.jpg  Italy 25,460 5,010,000 Palermo
2 Sardinia Sardinia satellite.jpg  Italy 24,090 1,656,000 Cagliari
3 Cyprus Satellite image of Cyprus, cropped.jpg  Cyprus
 Akrotiri and Dhekelia (UK)
 Northern Cyprus[Note 1]
9,251 1,088,503[Note 2] Nicosia
4 Corsica Corse-photosat.jpg  France 8,681 275,000 Ajaccio
5 Crete Crete Nasa.jpg  Greece 8,312 624,000 Heraklion
6 Euboea Euboea island.jpg  Greece 3,655 218,000 Chalcis
7 Majorca Mallorca.jpg  Spain 3,640 846,000 Palma
8 Lesbos Lesbos small.jpg  Greece 1,630 90,000 Mytilene
9 Rhodes Rhodes NLT Landsat7.png  Greece 1,398 117,000 Rhodes
10 Chios Chios NASA satellite image.jpg  Greece 842 52,000 Chios
11 Kefalonia Kephalonia.png  Greece 781 37,000 Argostoli
12 Minorca Menorca.jpg  Spain 694 87,000 Mahón
13 Corfu Corfu from ISS.jpg  Greece 592 108,000 Corfu
14 Ibiza Ibiza.jpg  Spain 577 111,000 Ibiza Town
15 Djerba ISD highres ISS002 ISS002-749-82 3.JPG  Tunisia 523 139,544 Houmt Souk
16 Lemnos LimnosMap.svg  Greece 476 18,000 Myrina
17 Samos Samos 26.80174E 37.72709N.jpg  Greece 476 34,000 Vathy
18 Naxos Naxos map  Greece 428 18,000 Naxos
19 Zakynthos ZakynthosWW.jpg  Greece 406 39,000 Zakynthos
20 Cres Cres.svg  Croatia 406 3,184 Cres
21 Krk Krk location map.png  Croatia 406 17,860 Krk
22 Brač  Croatia 395 14,031 Supetar
23 Andros Andros Island-1844.jpg  Greece 380 10,000 Andros
24 Thasos Thasos.jpg  Greece 379 13,765 Thasos
25 Lefkada LefkadaWW.jpg  Greece 303 20,751 Lefkada
26 Karpathos Karpathos OnEarth WMS.png  Greece 301 6,565 Pigadia
27 Hvar  Croatia 300 11,103 Hvar
28 Kos KOS.gif  Greece 290 31,000 Kos
29 Pag  Croatia 285 8,398 Pag
30 Gökçeada Map GA.svg  Turkey 279 8,894 Çinarli
31 Cythera  Greece 278 3,354 Kythira
32 Korčula  Croatia 276 16,182 Korčula
33 Icaria  Greece 255 8,312 Agios Kirykos
34 Malta Malta Luftbild.jpg  Malta 246 373,000[Note 3] Valletta
35 Elba Aerial view of Elba 1.jpg  Italy 224 31,572 Portoferraio
36 Skyros  Greece 209 2,602 Skyros
37 Paros Paros, towns.png  Greece 196 12,853 Parikia
38 Tinos  Greece 194 8,574 Tinos
39 Samothrace Samothraki Topo.png  Greece 178 2,723 Samothrace
40 Milos Milos.jpg  Greece 160 4,771 Plaka
41 Kea ISS009-E-15405-Kea-Makronisos.JPG  Greece 129 2,417 Ioulis
42 Amorgos  Greece 121 1,859 Amorgos
43 Marmara Marmara Island aerial view.jpg  Turkey 117 Marmara
44 Dugi Otok  Croatia 114 1,772 Sali
45 Kalymnos  Greece 111 16,237 Pothia
46 Chergui  Tunisia 110 Remla
47 Sant'Antioco  Italy 109 11,730 Sant'Antioco
48 Ios  Greece 109 1,838 Ios
49 Mljet  Croatia 100 1,111 Babino Polje
50 Kythnos Kythnos-map.jpg  Greece 100 1,608 Kythnos
51 Astypalaia Stampalia by Giacomo Franco.jpg  Greece 97 1,238 Astypalaia
52 Ithaca Kefallonia IthakiWW.jpg  Greece 96 3,084 Vathy
53 Skopelos Skopelos satellite map.png  Greece 95.5 4,696 Skopelos
54 Salamis Salamis.png  Greece 95 38,022 Salamina
55 Rab  Croatia 91 9,480 Rab
56 Vis  Croatia 90 3,617 Vis
57 Mykonos  Greece 86 9,320 Mykonos
58 Syros  Greece 84 19,782 Ermoupoli
59 Aegina  Greece 83 13,552 Aegina
60 Formentera Véndes de Formentera.svg  Spain 83 7,461 Sant Francesc Xavier
61 Pantelleria  Italy 83 7,729 Pantelleria
62 Santorini  Greece 76 13,402 Fira
63 Lošinj  Croatia 75 7,771 Mali Lošinj
64 Serifos  Greece 73 1,414 Serifos
65 Sifnos  Greece 73 2,442 Apollonia
66 Gharbi  Tunisia 69 Mellita
67 Gozo Gozo Island CIA map.png  Malta 67 31,053 Victoria
68 Kasos  Greece 66 990 Fry
69 Alonissos  Greece 64 2,700 Patitiri
70 Tilos  Greece 63 533 Megálo Chorió
71 Pašman  Croatia 63 2,711 Pašman
72 Šolta  Croatia 59 1,479 Grohote
73 Symi  Greece 58 2,606 Symi
74 Leros  Greece 53 8,207 Agia Marina
75 San Pietro  Italy 51 6,444 Carloforte
76 Asinara Asinara map.png  Italy 51 1 Cala d' Oliva
77 Hydra  Greece 50 2,719 Hydra
78 Ugljan  Croatia 50 6,182 Preko
79 Skiathos  Greece 48 6,160 Skiathos
80 Lastovo  Croatia 47 835 Lastovo
81 Ischia  Italy 46 60,335 Ischia
82 Agios Efstratios  Greece 43 371 Agios Efstratios
83 Nisyros  Greece 41 948 Mandraki
84 Sikinos  Greece 41 238 Sikinos
85 Psara  Greece 40 422 Psara
86 Anafi  Greece 38 273 Anafi
87 Lipari  Italy 37 10,763 Lipari
88 Bozcaada Bozcaada - ISS027.JPG  Turkey 36 2,427 Bozcaada
89 Kimolos  Greece 36 769 Kimolos
90 Antiparos  Greece 35 1,037 Antiparos
91 Patmos  Greece 35 2,984 Patmos
92 Kornat  Croatia 32 7
93 Folegandros  Greece 32 667 Folegandros
94 Fourni  Greece 30 1,326 Fourni
95 Gavdos  Greece 29.6 98 Kastri
96 Ciovo  Croatia 28.8 4,455 Okrug Gornji
97 Halki  Greece 28.1 313 Halki
98 Salina  Italy 26.8 2,300
99 Olib  Croatia 26.1 147 Olib
100 Uzunada  Turkey 25.4
101 Paxi  Greece 25.3 2,253 Gaios
102 Kalamos  Greece 25 543 Kalamos
103 Kyra Panagia  Greece 25 10
104 Giglio Aerial view of Isola del Giglio, 2006-06-04.jpg  Italy 23.8 1,458
105 Cunda (Alibey)  Turkey 23.4
106 Poros  Greece 22.9 4,348 Poros
107 Molat  Croatia 22.8 207 Molat
108 Vir  Croatia 22.4 1,608 Vir
109 Spetses  Greece 22.2 3,908 Spetses
110 Paşalimanı  Turkey 21.4 Harmanli
111 Saria  Greece 21.1 22
112 Vulcano  Italy 20.9 715 Vulcano
113 Avsa Avsa island aerial view.jpg  Turkey 20.6 Avsa
114 Antikythera  Greece 20.4 44 Potamós
115 Lampedusa Lampedusa island.jpg  Italy 20.2 4,500 Lampedusa e Linosa
116 La Maddalena  Italy 20.1 11,902 La Maddalena
117 Meganisi  Greece 20 1,090 Katomeri
118 Favignana  Italy 19 4,383 Favignana
119 Capraia  Italy 19 410 Capraia
120 Elafonisos  Greece 19 745 Elafonisos
121 Murter  Croatia 18.6 5,192 Murter
122 Makronisos  Greece 18.3 0
123 Irakleia  Greece 17.6 151 Irakleia
124  Croatia 17.6 557 Iž Veli
125 Gyaros  Greece 17.3 0
126 Megalonisos Petalion  Greece 17.2 0
127 Polyaigos  Greece 17.2 0
128 Unije  Croatia 16.9 90 Unije
129 Leipsoi  Greece 16 698 Leipsoi
130 Šipan  Croatia 15.8 436 Šipanska Luka
131 Caprera  Italy 15.7 0
132 Cabrera Archipiélago de Cabrera.jpg  Spain 15.7 0
133 Keros  Greece 15.2 0
134 Žirje  Croatia 15.1 124 Žirje
135 Sestrunj  Croatia 15 48 Sestrunj
136 Silba  Croatia 15 265 Silba
137 Žut  Croatia 14.8 0
138 Pserimos  Greece 14.8 130 Pserimos
139 Oinousses  Greece 14.4 999 Oinousses
140 Peristera  Greece 14.2 5
141 Rineia  Greece 13.7 0
142 Agathonisi  Greece 13.6 158 Megálo Chorió
143 Donoussa  Greece 13.6 163 Donoussa (Stavros)
144 Prvic (Krk)  Croatia 13.5 0
145 Stromboli  Italy 12.6 572 San Vincenzo
146 Dokos  Greece 12.5 43 Dokos
147 Porquerolles  France 12.5 200
148 Schiza  Greece 12.3 2
149 Drvenik Veliki  Croatia 12.1 168 Drvenik Veliki
150 Marettimo  Italy 12 819 Marettimo
151 Angistri  Greece 12 920 Milos (Megalohori)
152 Dia  Greece 11.8 0
153 Gioura  Greece 11.1 0
154 Capri Capri sights.png  Italy 10.4 12,200 Capri
155 Montecristo  Italy 10.4 2
156 Pianosa  Italy 10.3 10
157 Othonoi  Greece 10.1 631 Othonoi
158 Thymaina  Greece 10.1 151 Thymaina
159 Imrali  Turkey 10

By country[edit]

Albania[edit]

Ksamil Islands in Albania.

Croatia[edit]

Prvić Luka

France[edit]

Greece[edit]

Main article: List of Greek islands

Italy[edit]

Malta[edit]

Montenegro[edit]

In Bay of Kotor:

Spain[edit]

Syria[edit]

Tunisia[edit]

Turkey[edit]

Disputed[edit]

Politically divided[edit]

See also: Cyprus dispute

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus controls one third of the island of Cyprus and is recognized only by Turkey. It is claimed in whole by the Republic of Cyprus.
  2. ^ Population arrived at by adding the population of the Republic of Cyprus (803,147) and Northern occupied Cyprus (285,356)
  3. ^ Population arrived at by subtracting the population of the island of Gozo (31,000) from the total population figure for the Republic of Malta (404,000)

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