List of archipelagos by number of islands

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

Location (total number of islands) Name of the archipelagos Number of islands, islets, reefs, coral reefs and cays
Norway Norwegian Archipelago 240,000[1]
Finland Archipelago Sea 40,000 (approx.)[2]
Canada Canadian Arctic Archipelago 36,563
Canada Thirty Thousand Islands 30,000 (approx.)
Stockholm archipelago, Sweden (34,316[3]) Stockholm archipelago 28,945
Södermanland archipelago, Sweden Södermanland archipelago 5,371
Indonesia Indonesian Archipelago 17,508 – 18,306[4]
Philippines Philippine Archipelago 7,641[5]
Swedish East Coast Archipelago (21,628[3]) Småland archipelago 12,740
Östergötland archipelago 8,888
Sweden Öregrund archipelago 9,722
The Bahamas 3,200[6] Bahama Archipelago 3,200
Japanese archipelago 6,852[7] Seto Inland Sea 3,000
Finland Kvarken Archipelago 6,500
British Isles British Isles 6,289
China (5,000) Zhoushan Archipelago 1,390 (islands)
Korea Korean Peninsula 3,579
Queensland, Australia Great Barrier Reef 2,900 (reefs), 900 (islands)
Chile Chile 2,324
Quảng Ninh Province, Vietnam Ha Long Bay 1,960 – 2,000
Saint Lawrence River, Canada–United States border Thousand Islands 1,864
Thailand Thailand 1,430
India Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep Islands, Coastal India 1208
Greece Aegean Sea 1,200 – 6,000
Croatia Dalmatia 1,200
Maldives Maldive Islands 1,192 (coral islands)
Estonia West Estonian archipelago 900[8]
Italy Italy 800
Falkland Islands Falkland Islands 776[9]
New Zealand New Zealand Archipelago 600
Turkey Aegean Sea, Marmara Sea, Black Sea 500 (approx.)

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  3. ^ a b "Swedish islands" (PDF). SCB, The Swedish Statistics Agency. Retrieved 18 March 2011.
  4. ^ Central Intelligence Agency. (2009-10-28). "East & Southeast Asia :: Philippines". The World Factbook. Washington, DC: Author. Retrieved 2009-11-07.
  5. ^ Mayuga, Jonathan (10 February 2016). "Namria 'discovers' 400 previously 'unknown' PHL islands using IfSAR". BusinessMirror. Retrieved 12 February 2016.
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-08-19. Retrieved 2010-08-19.
  7. ^ "Facts and Figures of Japan 2007 01: Land" (PDF). Foreign Press Center Japan. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-07-31. Retrieved 2010-08-20.
  8. ^ Lääne-Eesti saarestik - Eesti Entsüklopeedia
  9. ^ "The Islands: Location". Falkland Islands Government web site. 2007. Archived from the original on 28 April 2007. Retrieved 8 April 2007.