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
Finland Archipelago Sea over 40,000[1]
Canada Canadian Arctic Archipelago 36,563
Stockholm archipelago, Sweden (34,316[2]) Stockholm archipelago 28,945
Södermanland archipelago 5,371
Malay Archipelago (25,000 – 30,000) Indonesian Archipelago 17,508 – 18,306[3]
Philippine Archipelago 7,107
Swedish East Coast Archipelago (21,628[4]) Småland archipelago 12,740
Östergötland archipelago 8,888
Sweden Öregrund archipelago 9,722
Caribbean Islands 7,000[5] Bahamas 3,200
Japanese archipelago 6,852[6] 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
Croatia Dalmatia 1,200
Greece Greece 1,200 – 6,000
Maldives Maldive Islands 1,192 (coral islands)
New Zealand New Zealand Archipelago 600
Estonia West Estonian archipelago 500

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Nautical chart: International no. 1205, SE61, Baltic Sea, North, Sea of Åland.
  2. ^ "Swedish islands" (PDF). SCB, The Swedish Statistics Agency. Retrieved 18 March 2011. 
  3. ^ Central Intelligence Agency. (2009-10-28). "East & Southeast Asia :: Philippines". The World Factbook. Washington, DC: Author. Retrieved 2009-11-07.
  4. ^ "Swedish islands" (PDF). SCB, The Swedish Statistics Agency. Retrieved 18 March 2011. 
  5. ^ http://botany.si.edu/projects/cpd/ma/ma-carib.htm
  6. ^ "Facts and Figures of Japan 2007 01: Land" (PDF). Foreign Press Center Japan. Retrieved 2010-08-20.