Sunda Islands

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Coordinates: 2°00′S 110°00′E / 2.000°S 110.000°E / -2.000; 110.000

The Sunda Islands are a group of islands in the Malay Archipelago.[1][2]

They consist of the Greater Sunda Islands and the Lesser Sunda Islands.


The Sunda Islands are part of the four countries Brunei, East Timor, Indonesia and Malaysia. The majority of these islands fall under the jurisdiction of Indonesia. Borneo is part of Brunei, Indonesia and Malaysia. Timor is part of East Timor and Indonesia. Two small islands also belong to East Timor.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ "Discourse of the Hon. T. S. Raffles. Account of the Sunda Islands and Japan". The Quarterly Journal of Science and the Arts. 2: 190–198. 1817. Retrieved 22 July 2021 – via Google Books.
  2. ^ Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Sunda Islands" . Encyclopædia Britannica. 26 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.

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