List of Indonesian islands by area

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This list of Indonesian islands by area includes all Indonesian islands over 500 km2 in descending order by area.

Island’s name Area
(km2)
Area
(sq mi)
Population Province(s), Country or countries
New Guinea 785,753 303,381 11,818,000  Indonesia (West Papua and Papua) and  Papua New Guinea
Borneo 748,168 288,869 21,258,000  Brunei,  Malaysia and  Indonesia (Central, East, North, South and West Kalimantan)
Sumatra 473,481 184,954 47,010,000  Indonesia (Aceh, Bengkulu, Jambi, Lampung, Riau and North, South and West Sumatra)
Sulawesi 180,681 69,761 17,371,783  Indonesia (Gorontalo and Central, North, South, South East Sulawesi and West Sulawesi)
Java 138,794 53,589 139,448,718  Indonesia (Banten, Jakarta, Yogyakarta and Central, East and West Java)
Timor 28,418 10,972 2,786,000  Indonesia (East Nusa Tenggara) and  Timor-Leste
Halmahera 18,040 6,865 449,938  Indonesia (North Maluku)
Seram 17,454 6,621 434,113  Indonesia (Maluku)
Sumbawa 14,386 5,554 1,330,000  Indonesia (West Nusa Tenggara)
Flores 14,154 5,464 1,831,000  Indonesia (East Nusa Tenggara)
Yos Sudarso 11,742 4,534 13,322  Indonesia (Papua)
Bangka 11,413 4,407 960,692  Indonesia (Bangka-Belitung Islands)
Sumba 10,711 4,135 686,113  Indonesia (East Nusa Tenggara)
Buru 8,473 3,271 162,116  Indonesia (Maluku)
Bali 5,416 2,091 4,220,000  Indonesia (Bali)
Nias 5,121 1,976 756,338  Indonesia (North Sumatra)
Lombok 4,625 1,786 3,160,000  Indonesia (West Nusa Tenggara)
Belitung 4,478 1,729 262,357  Indonesia (Bangka-Belitung Islands)
Madura 4,429 1,710 3,622,000  Indonesia (East Java)
Buton 4,408 1,699 447,408  Indonesia (South East Sulawesi)
Siberut 3,828 1,478 35,091  Indonesia (West Sumatra)
Wetar 3,600 1,390 7,937  Indonesia (Maluku)
Waigeo 3,154 1,218  Indonesia (West Papua)
Yamdena 3,100 1,200  Indonesia (Maluku)
Taliabu 2,913 1,120  Indonesia (North Maluku)
Muna 2,889 1,115 268,140  Indonesia (South East Sulawesi)
Obi 2,542 981  Indonesia (North Maluku)
Peleng 2,345 905 109,319  Indonesia (Central Sulawesi)
Yapen 2,278 880  Indonesia (Papua)
Morotai 2,266 875  Indonesia (North Maluku)
Trangan 2,149 830  Indonesia (Maluku)
Alor 2,120 819 145,299  Indonesia (East Nusa Tenggara)
Laut 2,062 794  Indonesia (South Kalimantan)
Misool 2,034 785  Indonesia (West Papua)
Biak 1,904 735 112,873  Indonesia (Papua)
Bacan 1,900 734  Indonesia (North Maluku)
Bintan 1,866 720 329,659  Indonesia (Riau Islands)
Simeulue 1,754 677  Indonesia (Aceh)
Kobroor 1,723 665  Indonesia (Maluku)
Natuna Besar 1,720 664  Indonesia (Riau Islands)
Salawati 1,623 627  Indonesia (West Papua)
Wokam 1,604 619  Indonesia (Maluku)
Rantau 1,597 617  Indonesia (Riau)
Rupat 1,490 575  Indonesia (Riau)
Mangole 1,228 474  Indonesia (North Maluku)
Rote 1,226 473  Indonesia (East Nusa Tenggara)
Lembata 1,270 490  Indonesia (East Nusa Tenggara)
Padang 1,109 428  Indonesia (Riau)
Bengkalis 929 360 108,700  Indonesia (Riau)
Rangsang 908 350  Indonesia (Riau)
Pagai Selatan 900 347  Indonesia (West Sumatra)
Lingga 889 343  Indonesia (Riau Islands)
Kabaena 873 337  Indonesia (South East Sulawesi)
Karakelong 846 327  Indonesia (North Sulawesi)
Ambon 806 311 441,000  Indonesia (Maluku)
Singkep 757 292  Indonesia (Riau Islands)
Pantar 720 278  Indonesia (Riau)
Wowoni 715 276  Indonesia (Riau)
Komoran 695 268  Indonesia (Papua)
Selayar 666 261  Indonesia (South Sulawesi)
Supiori 659 254  Indonesia (Papua)
Samosir 630 243  Indonesia (North Sumatra)
Pagai Utara 622 240  Indonesia (West Sumatra)
Sipura 601 230  Indonesia (West Sumatra)
Sanana 558 215  Indonesia (Maluku)
Sangir 552 213  Indonesia (North Sulawesi)
Kai Besar 550 212  Indonesia (Maluku)
Adonara 509 197  Indonesia (East Nusa Tenggara)


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