Template:Infobox islands

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This template is intended to be used as an infobox for an island or an archipelago. For islands or archipelagos which are disputed, consider using {{Infobox disputed islands}}

Blank infobox

{{{name}}}
[[{{{native name link}}}|Native name]]: {{{native name}}}
Nickname: {{{sobriquet}}}
[[File:{{{image name}}}|{{{image size}}}|alt={{{image alt}}}|{{{image alt}}}]]
{{{image caption}}}
Etymology {{{etymology}}}
Geography
Location {{{location}}}
Archipelago {{{archipelago}}}
Adjacent bodies of water {{{waterbody}}}
Total islands {{{total islands}}}
Major islands {{{major islands}}}
Area {{{area km2}}} or {{{area sqmi}}} or {{{area m2}}} or {{{area sqft}}} or {{{area ha}}} or {{{area acre}}}
Area rank {{{rank}}}
Length {{{length km}}} or {{{length mi}}} or {{{length m}}} or {{{length ft}}}
Width {{{width km}}} or {{{width mi}}} or {{{width m}}} or {{{width ft}}}
Coastline {{{coastline km}}} or {{{coastline mi}}} or {{{coastline m}}} or {{{coastline ft}}}
Highest elevation {{{elevation m}}} or {{{elevation ft}}}
Highest point {{{highest mount}}}
{{{Country heading}}}
{{{country}}}
{{{country admin divisions title}}} {{{country admin divisions}}}
{{{country admin divisions title 1}}} {{{country admin divisions 1}}}
{{{country admin divisions title 2}}} {{{country admin divisions 2}}}
Capital city {{{country capital}}}
Largest city {{{country largest city}}} (pop. {{{country largest city population}}})
{{{country leader title}}} {{{country leader name}}}
{{{country 1}}}
{{{country 1 admin divisions title}}} {{{country 1 admin divisions}}}
{{{country 1 admin divisions title 1}}} {{{country 1 admin divisions 1}}}
Capital city {{{country 1 capital}}}
Largest city {{{country 1 largest city}}} ({{{country 1 largest city population}}})
{{{country 1 leader title}}} {{{country 1 leader name}}}
{{{country 2}}}
{{{country 2 admin divisions title}}} {{{country 2 admin divisions}}}
{{{country 2 admin divisions title 1}}} {{{country 2 admin divisions 1}}}
Capital city {{{country 2 capital}}}
Largest city {{{country 2 largest city}}} ({{{country 2 largest city population}}})
{{{country 2 leader title}}} {{{country 2 leader name}}}
Demographics
Demonym {{{demonym}}}
Population {{{population}}} (as of {{{population as of}}})
Population rank {{{population rank}}} out of {{{population rank max}}}
Density {{{density km2}}} or {{{density sqmi}}}
Density rank {{{density rank}}}
Ethnic groups {{{ethnic groups}}}
Additional information
Time zone
  • {{{timezone1}}} ([[UTC{{{utc_offset1}}}]])
 • Summer (DST)
  • {{{timezone1_DST}}} ([[UTC{{{utc_offset1_DST}}}]])
Official website {{{website}}}
{{{additional info}}}

Metric units

{{Infobox islands
| name             = <!-- mandatory -->
| native name      = <!-- or |local name= -->
| native name link = 
| native_name_lang =
| sobriquet        = <!-- or |nickname= -->
| image name       = 
| image size       = 
| image caption    = 
| image alt        = 
| map              = 
| map_alt          = 
| map_width        = 
| map_caption      = 
| map_relief       = 
| label            = 
| label_position   = 
| lat_d            = 
| lat_m            = 
| lat_s            = 
| lat_NS           = 
| long_d           = 
| long_m           = 
| long_s           = 
| long_EW          = 
| x                = 
| y                = 
| x%               = 
| y%               = 
| etymology        = 
| location         = <!-- mandatory, body of water where located -->
| type             = 
| pop              = 
| region           = 
| dim              = 
| scale            = 
| source           = 
| display          = 
| format           = 
| archipelago      = 
| waterbody        = 
| total islands    = 
| major islands    = 
| area km2         = <!-- or |area m2= or |area ha= -->
| area footnotes   = 
| rank             = 
| length km        = <!-- or |length m=  -->
| length footnotes = 
| width km         = <!-- or |width m=  -->
| width footnotes  =
| coastline km     = <!-- or |coastline m=  -->
| coastline footnotes = 
| elevation m      = 
| elevation footnotes = 
| highest mount    = 
| Country heading  = 
| country          = <!-- mandatory -->
| country admin divisions title     = 
| country admin divisions           = 
| country admin divisions title 1   = 
| country admin divisions 1         = 
| country admin divisions title 2   = 
| country admin divisions 2         = 
| country capital                   = 
| country largest city              = 
| country largest city population   = 
| country leader title              = 
| country leader name               = 
| country 1                         = 
| country 1 admin divisions title   = 
| country 1 admin divisions         = 
| country 1 admin divisions title 1 = 
| country 1 admin divisions 1       = 
| country 1 capital city            = 
| country 1 largest city            = 
| country 1 largest city population = 
| country 1 leader title            = 
| country 1 leader name             = 
| demonym          = 
| population       = 
| population as of = 
| population footnotes = 
| population rank = 
| population rank max = 
| density km2      = 
| density rank     =
| density footnotes = 
| ethnic groups    = 
| timezone1        = 
| utc_offset1      = 
| timezone1_DST    = 
| utc_offset1_DST  = 
| website          = 
| additional info  = 
}}

Non-metric units

{{Infobox islands
| name             = <!-- mandatory -->
| native name      = <!-- or |local name= -->
| native name link = 
| native_name_lang =
| sobriquet        = <!-- or |nickname= -->
| image name       = 
| image size       = 
| image caption    = 
| image alt        = 
| map              = 
| map_alt          = 
| map_width        = 
| map_caption      = 
| map_relief       = 
| label            = 
| label_position   = 
| lat_d            = 
| lat_m            = 
| lat_s            = 
| lat_NS           = 
| long_d           = 
| long_m           = 
| long_s           = 
| long_EW          = 
| x                = 
| y                = 
| x%               = 
| y%               = 
| etymology        = 
| location         = <!-- mandatory, body of water where located -->
| type             = 
| pop              = 
| region           = 
| dim              = 
| scale            = 
| source           = 
| display          = 
| format           = 
| archipelago      = 
| waterbody        = 
| total islands    = 
| major islands    = 
| area sqmi        = <!-- or |area sqft= or |area acre= -->
| area footnotes   = 
| rank             = 
| length mi        = <!-- or |length ft= -->
| length footnotes = 
| width mi         = <!-- or |width ft= -->
| width footnotes  = 
| coastline mi     = <!-- or |coastline ft= -->
| coastline footnotes = 
| elevation ft     = 
| elevation footnotes = 
| highest mount    = 
| Country heading  = 
| country          = <!-- mandatory -->
| country admin divisions title     = 
| country admin divisions           = 
| country admin divisions title 1   = 
| country admin divisions 1         = 
| country admin divisions title 2   = 
| country admin divisions 2         = 
| country capital                   = 
| country largest city              = 
| country largest city population   = 
| country leader title              = 
| country leader name               = 
| country 1                         = 
| country 1 admin divisions title   = 
| country 1 admin divisions         = 
| country 1 admin divisions title 1 = 
| country 1 admin divisions 1       = 
| country 1 capital city            = 
| country 1 largest city            = 
| country 1 largest city population = 
| country 1 leader title            = 
| country 1 leader name             = 
| demonym          = 
| population       = 
| population as of = 
| population footnotes = 
| population rank =
| population rank max =
| density sqmi     = 
| density rank     =
| density footnotes = 
| ethnic groups    = 
| timezone1        = 
| utc_offset1      = 
| timezone1_DST    = 
| utc_offset1_DST  = 
| website          = 
| additional info  = 
}}

Width range

To express a width range, replace |width km= or |width m= or |width mi= or |width ft= with one of the following:

| width min km     =
| width max km     =

or

| width min m      =
| width max m      =

or

| width min mi     =
| width max mi     =

or

| width min ft     =
| width max ft     =


Parameters

Mandatory

  • name = the official name (without the word island)
  • location = the sea in which the island is located
  • country = where the island is located. Either specify the standard three-letter ISO 3166-1 alpha-3 code for the country, or a name by which the country is commonly known (e.g., "US", "South Korea", "Democratic People's Republic of Korea"). If the island is shared, then use "country 1" and "country 2" and list them alphabetically.

Optional

  • native name = only when the common name is different from the native name. To remove the "native name" prefix, use local name instead.
  • native name link = link to the article about the language used for the native name.
  • sobriquet (or nickname) = for a well-known sobriquet or nickname
  • image name = locator/satellite/other map image (without the prefix "File:" or "Image:")
    • image caption = caption for the image
    • image size = size of the image in pixels (e.g., "100px")
    • image alt = alt text for readers who cannot see the image; see Wikipedia:Alternative text for images for more information
  • map = the name of a location map as per Template:Location map (e.g. Indonesia or Russia)
    • map_alt = alt text for the map, primarily for visually impaired readers
    • map_caption = a map caption if desired
    • map_relief = whether to use a relief map if one is available
    • map_width = the width of the map
  • lat_d = latitude degrees
  • lat_m = latitude minutes
  • lat_s = latitude seconds
  • lat_NS = N for North; S for South
  • long_d = longitude degrees
  • long_m = longitude minutes
  • long_s = longitude seconds
  • long_NS = E for East; W for West
  • archipelago = the name of the group of islands the island belongs to
  • total islands = total number of islands (for archipelagos only)
  • major islands = names of the major islands (for archipelagos only)
  • area km2 or area sqmi or area m2 or area sqft or area acre or area ha = the area in either square kilometres or square miles or square metres or square feet or hectares or acres without using {{convert}}; the conversion will be done automatically
    • area footnotes = references for area values using <ref>...</ref> format.
  • rank = the island's rank among other islands in the world in terms of size (1st being the largest island), as indicated in "List of islands by area"
  • length km or length mi or length m or length ft = the length in either kilometres or miles or metres or feet without using {{convert}}; the conversion will be done automatically
    • length footnotes = references for length values using <ref>...</ref> format.
  • width km or width mi or width m or width ft = the width in either kilometres or miles or metres or feet without using {{convert}}; the conversion will be done automatically
    • width footnotes = references for width values using <ref>...</ref> format.
  • coastline km or coastline mi or coastline m or coastline ft = the length of the coastline in either kilometres or miles or metres or feet without using {{convert}}; the conversion will be done automatically
    • coastline footnotes = references for coastline values using <ref>...</ref> format.
  • elevation m or elevation ft = the height of the highest point in either metres or feet without using {{convert}}; the conversion will be done automatically
    • elevation footnotes = references for elevation values using <ref>...</ref> format.
  • highest mount = name of the highest point on the island, if any
  • Country heading = alternative title for the Country section (default value is "Country")
  • country admin divisions title = title for the administrative divisions
  • country admin divisions = the administrative divisions that govern the island
  • country admin divisions title 1 = (country admin divisions title 1)
  • country admin divisions 1 = (country admin divisions 1)
  • country admin divisions title 2 = (country admin divisions title 2)
  • country admin divisions 2 = (country admin divisions 2)
  • country capital
  • country largest city
  • country largest city population
  • country leader title
  • country leader name
  • country 1 = (see country)
  • country 1 admin divisions title = (country admin divisions title)
  • country 1 admin divisions = (country admin divisions)
  • country 1 capital city = (country capital city)
  • country 1 largest city = (country largest city)
  • country 1 largest city population = (country largest city population)
  • country 1 leader title
  • country 1 leader name
  • country 2 = (see country)
  • country 2 admin divisions title = (country admin divisions title)
  • country 2 admin divisions = (country admin divisions)
  • country 2 capital city = (country capital city)
  • country 2 largest city = (country largest city)
  • country 2 largest city population = (country largest city population)
  • country 2 leader title
  • country 2 leader name
    ...
  • country 6 = (see country)
  • country 6 admin divisions title = (country admin divisions title)
  • country 6 admin divisions = (country admin divisions)
  • country 6 capital city = (country capital city)
  • country 6 largest city = (country largest city)
  • country 6 largest city population = (country largest city population)
  • country 6 leader title
  • country 6 leader name
  • demonym = the name the people of the island are called that is based on location
  • population = the size of the island's population
  • population as of = the year when the population census took place
    • population footnotes = references for population values using <ref>...</ref> format.
  • density km2 or density sqmi = the population density of the island expressed in either persons per square kilometres or persons per square miles without using {{convert}}; the conversion will be done automatically. For example if the number is 85, the output for density km2 is 85/km2 (220/sq mi).
    • density footnotes = references for density values using <ref>...</ref> format.
  • ethnic groups = list the major ethnic groups making up the island's population
  • timezone1 =
  • utc_offset1 =
  • timezone1_DST =
  • utc_offset1_DST =
  • timezone2 =
  • utc_offset2 =
  • timezone2_DST =
  • utc_offset2_DST =
  • website =
  • additional info = a space for additional information at the bottom of the infobox

Location maps

The map parameter can be used to display a map with a location marker.

Santa Catalina Island
Santa Catalina Island is located in California
Santa Catalina Island
Santa Catalina Island
Geography
Location Pacific Ocean
Coordinates 33°23′00″N 118°25′00″W / 33.38333°N 118.41667°W / 33.38333; -118.41667
Country
United States
{{Infobox islands
| name = Santa Catalina Island
| map = USA California
| map_width=220
| lat_d=33   | lat_m=23  |lat_s=00  |lat_NS=N
| long_d=118 | long_m=25 |long_s=00 |long_EW=W
| display          = inline
| location         = [[Pacific Ocean]]
| country          = United States
}}

The map_caption parameter can be used to display a caption below the map. A width of 220px is generally recommended but this width should be reduced for maps that are taller than they are wide. Use width=220 and not width=220px.

Example

Sumatra
Native name: Pulau Sumatra
The island of Sumatra, oriented northwest-southeast, with a line of volcanoes along its southwestern edge, and the offshore Sumatra Trench encroaching on it at a rate of 5.5 centimetres per year.
Tectonic of Sumatra
Geography
Location Southeast Asia
Coordinates 0°N 102°E / 0°N 102°E / 0; 102
Archipelago Greater Sunda Islands
Area 470,000 km2 (180,000 sq mi)
Country
Indonesia
Province Aceh, North Sumatra, West Sumatra, Bengkulu, Jambi, South Sumatra, Riau, Lampung
Demographics
Demonym Sumatran
Population More than 40 million
Density 85 /km2 (220 /sq mi)
Ethnic groups Acehnese, Batak, Minangkabau, Malay
{{Infobox islands
| name          = Sumatra
| native name   = Pulau Sumatra
| native name link = Indonesian language
| image name    = Sumatra Volcanoes.png
| image caption = Tectonic of Sumatra
| image alt     = The island of Sumatra, oriented northwest-southeast, with a line of volcanoes along its southwestern edge, and the offshore Sumatra Trench encroaching on it at a rate of 5.5 centimetres per year.
| area km2      = 470000
| location      = [[Southeast Asia]]
| lat_d         = 0
| lat_NS        = N
| long_d        = 102
| long_EW       = E
| type          = region:ID_type:isle
| display       = inline
| archipelago   = [[Greater Sunda Islands]]
| country       = Indonesia
| country admin divisions title = Province
| country admin divisions       = [[Aceh]], [[North Sumatra]], [[West Sumatra]], [[Bengkulu]], [[Jambi]], [[South Sumatra]], [[Riau]], [[Lampung]]
| largest city  = [[Medan]]
| demonym       = Sumatran
| population    = More than 40 million
| density km2   = 85
| ethnic groups = [[Acehnese people|Acehnese]], [[Batak (Indonesia)|Batak]], [[Minangkabau people|Minangkabau]], [[Malay people|Malay]]
}}

Microformat

This template generates an hCard microformat. More information can be found here.

Deprecated parameters

Several parameters have been deprecated. Article using such parameters are listed in this category.