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The ISLANDS OF INDONESIA, also known as the INDONESIAN ARCHIPELAGO and formerly known as the INDIAN ARCHIPELAGO, may refer either to the islands comprising the nation-state of Indonesia
Indonesia
or to the geographical groups which include its islands.

The exact number of islands comprising Indonesia
Indonesia
varies among definitions and sources. According to a geospatial survey conducted between 2007 and 2010 by Badan Koordinasi Survei dan Pemetaan Nasional (Bakorsurtanal), the National Coordinating Agency for Survey and Mapping, Indonesia
Indonesia
has 13,466 islands. However, according to earlier survey in 2002 by National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN), the Indonesian archipelago has 18,307 islands and, according to the CIA World Factbook, there are 17,508 islands. The discrepancy of the numbers of Indonesian islands was because that the earlier surveys include "tidal islands"; sandy cays and rocky reefs that appear during low tide and are submerged during high tide. 8,844 islands have been named according to estimates made by the government of Indonesia
Indonesia
, with 922 of those permanently inhabited. Modern Wawasan Nusantara
Nusantara
the Indonesian archipelagic baselines pursuant to article 47, paragraph 9, of the UNCLOS

CONTENTS

* 1 Major islands

* 2 List of islands

* 2.1 Java
Java

* 2.1.1 Banten
Banten
* 2.1.2 Central Java
Java
* 2.1.3 Special Capital Region of Jakarta * 2.1.4 East Java
Java
* 2.1.5 West Java
Java

* 2.2 Sumatra
Sumatra

* 2.2.1 Aceh
Aceh
* 2.2.2 North Sumatra
Sumatra
* 2.2.3 West Sumatra
Sumatra
* 2.2.4 Bengkulu
Bengkulu
* 2.2.5 Lampung
Lampung
* 2.2.6 Riau
Riau
* 2.2.7 Riau
Riau
Islands * 2.2.8 Bangka-Belitung Islands
Bangka-Belitung Islands

* 2.3 Kalimantan
Kalimantan

* 2.3.1 Central Kalimantan
Kalimantan
* 2.3.2 East Kalimantan
Kalimantan
* 2.3.3 North Kalimantan
Kalimantan
* 2.3.4 South Kalimantan
Kalimantan
* 2.3.5 West Kalimantan
Kalimantan

* 2.4 Sulawesi

* 2.4.1 Central Sulawesi * 2.4.2 North Sulawesi * 2.4.3 South Sulawesi * 2.4.4 Southeast Sulawesi

* 2.5 Lesser Sunda Islands
Sunda Islands

* 2.5.1 Bali
Bali
* 2.5.2 East Nusa Tenggara * 2.5.3 West Nusa Tenggara
West Nusa Tenggara

* 2.6 Maluku Islands
Maluku Islands

* 2.6.1 Maluku * 2.6.2 North Maluku

* 2.7 New Guinea
New Guinea

* 2.7.1 West Papua * 2.7.2 Papua

* 3 See also * 4 References

MAJOR ISLANDS

* Sunda Islands
Sunda Islands

* Greater Sunda Islands
Sunda Islands

* Borneo
Borneo
- divided between Indonesian Kalimantan
Kalimantan
, Brunei
Brunei
, and Malaysia
Malaysia
's states of Sabah
Sabah
and Sarawak
Sarawak
. * Java
Java
, formerly Jawa Dwipa. * Sumatra
Sumatra
, formerly Swarna Dwipa. * Sulawesi , formerly Celebes.

* Lesser Sunda Islands
Sunda Islands
- the island of Timor
Timor
divided between Indonesian West Timor
Timor
and the country of East Timor
Timor

* Maluku Islands
Maluku Islands
* New Guinea
New Guinea
- divided between the Indonesian provinces of Papua and West Papua and the independent nation of Papua New Guinea
New Guinea
.

LIST OF ISLANDS

The following islands are listed by province:

JAVA

Banten
Banten

* Panaitan * Sangiang * Tinjil * Umang

Central Java
Java

* Karimun Java
Java
* Nusa Kambangan

Special
Special
Capital Region Of Jakarta

* Thousand Islands (Kepulauan Seribu)

East Java
Java

* Bawean
Bawean
* Kangean Islands * Madura
Madura
* Raas * Nusa Barung * Raja Island * Sempu Island

West Java
Java

* Pulau Biawak (Monitor Lizard Island), Indramayu

SUMATRA

Aceh
Aceh

199 islands

* Banyak Islands , 99 islands

* Tuangku

* Lasia Island * Simeulue * Weh

North Sumatra
Sumatra

479 islands

* Batu Islands (formerly Batoe Eilanden), 51 islands * Berhala on the Strait of Malacca
Strait of Malacca
* Hinako Islands * Pulau Makole * Pulau Masa * Nias
Nias
Islands * Samosir , on Lake Toba
Lake Toba
* Bukit Lawang (Orangutans Jungle Edie)

West Sumatra
Sumatra

* Mentawai Islands

* North Pagai
North Pagai
* Siberut * Sipura (Sipora) * South Pagai

* Pasumpahan * Sikuai

Bengkulu
Bengkulu

* Enggano Island * Mega Island

Lampung
Lampung

* Child of Krakatoa
Krakatoa
(Anak Krakatau) * Legundi * Sebesi * Sebuku

Riau
Riau

* Basu Island * Bengkalis * Padang * Rangsang * Rupat * Tebing Tinggi Island

Riau
Riau
Islands

about 3,200 islands

* Natuna Islands (Kepulauan Natuna)

* Anambas Islands * Natuna Besar Islands * South Natuna Islands

* Tambelan Islands

* Badas Islands

* Riau
Riau
Archipelago

* Batam * Bintan * Bulan * Galang * Karimun islands * Great Natuna

* Penyengat

* Great Karimun
Great Karimun
* Little Karimun

* Kundur * Rempang

* Lingga Islands

* Lingga with nearby islands: * Singkep with nearby islands:

Bangka-Belitung Islands
Bangka-Belitung Islands

* Bangka * Belitung
Belitung

KALIMANTAN

Central Kalimantan
Kalimantan

* Damar * Palau Baning * Palau Buaya * Palau Burung

East Kalimantan
Kalimantan

* Balabalagan Islands

* Derawan Islands

* Kakaban

North Kalimantan
Kalimantan

* Bunyu * Sebatik * Tarakan

South Kalimantan
Kalimantan

* Laut * Laut Kecil Islands * Sebuku

West Kalimantan
Kalimantan

* Bawal * Galam

* Karimata Islands

* Karimata

* Maya Karimata (Maya)

SULAWESI

Central Sulawesi

* Banggai Islands

* Banggai * Bowokan Islands (Kepulauan Treko) * Peleng

* Togian Islands

* Togian *Tolitoli

North Sulawesi

* Bangka * Bunaken * Lembeh * Manado Tua * Nain

* Sangihe Islands
Sangihe Islands

* Nanipa * Bukide * Sangir Besar (Sangir) * Siau * Tagulandang

* Talaud Islands

* Kabaruan * Karakelang * Salibabu

* Talise

South Sulawesi

* Pabbiring Islands * Sabalana Islands

* Selayar Islands
Selayar Islands

* Selayar Island

* Takabonerate Islands * Tengah Islands

Southeast Sulawesi

* Buton
Buton
* Kabaena * Muna

* Tukangbesi Islands

* Wakatobi
Wakatobi

* Wangiwangi

* Wowoni

LESSER SUNDA ISLANDS

Bali
Bali

* Bali
Bali
* Menjangan Island * Nusa Lembongan
Nusa Lembongan
* Nusa Penida
Nusa Penida
* Serangan Island * Nusa Ceningan
Nusa Ceningan

East Nusa Tenggara

* Alor Islands , 14 islands + 1 (East Timor
Timor
)

* Alor * Kepa * Pantar

* Flores
Flores

* Babi * Mules Island

* Komodo

* Gili Lawadarat * Gili Lawalaut * Pulau Mangiatan

* Pulau Makasar

* Taka Makasar

* Pulau Mauwang * Pulau Pararambah

* Pulau Siaba Besar

* Pulau Siaba Kecil

* Padar

* Pulau Batubilah * Pulau Padar Kecil

* Palu\'e (Palu)

* Rinca

* Gili Motang * Golo Mori * Pulau Muang

* Pulau Rohbong

* Tukoh Gagak * Tukoh Rohbongkoe

* Pulau Papagaran Besar

* Pulau Papagaran Kecil * Pulau Batu * Pulau Mole

* Pulau Pengah Besar

* Pulau Pengah Kecil * Pulau Batupengah

* Rote Island * Savu
Savu
(Sawu)

* Solor Islands

* Adonara
Adonara
* Lembata (Lomblen) * Solor
Solor

* Sumba
Sumba
* Timor
Timor
, divided between Indonesia
Indonesia
(West Timor
Timor
) and the independent nation of East Timor
Timor

West Nusa Tenggara
West Nusa Tenggara

* Gili Air * Banta Island * Gili Biaha * Gili Meno * Gili Mimpang * Gili Selang * Gili Tepekong * Gili Trawangan * Lombok
Lombok
* Medang Island * Moyo Island * Pulau Menjangan * Sangeang * Satonda * Sumbawa
Sumbawa

MALUKU ISLANDS

Maluku

* Aru Islands

* Enu * Kobroor * Maikoor * Trangan * Wokam

* Babar * Banda

* Barat Daya Islands

* Damer * Liran * Romang * Wetar

* Boano
Boano
* Buru * Gorong archipelago * Kai Islands * Kelang

* Leti Islands

* Lakor * Leti (island) * Moa

* Manipa

* Seram

* Ambon (Amboyna) * Saparua
Saparua

* Tanimbar Islands

* Selaru * Yamdena

* Small volcanic islands in Banda Sea
Banda Sea
* Tayandu Islands (Kepulauan Tayahad) * Watubela archipelago

North Maluku

* Bacan * Erà Islands

* Halmahera
Halmahera
, with nearby islands:

* Machian (Makian) * Morotai * Ternate
Ternate
* Tidore
Tidore

* Morotai * Obi Islands
Obi Islands
* Sula islands * Widi Islands

NEW GUINEA

islands near the Indonesian half of New Guinea
New Guinea
island

West Papua

610 islands, 35 inhabited

* Asia Islan

* Ayu Islands

* Palau Ayu * Palau Reni

* Karas

* Raja Ampat Islands
Raja Ampat Islands

* Batanta * Boo Islands * Fam Islands * Misool

* Waigeo
Waigeo

* Gam * Kawe

* Semai

Papua

* Biak Islands

* Biak * Mios Num * Numfor * Supiori * Yapen
Yapen

* Komoran * Yos Sudarso

SEE ALSO

* Indonesia
Indonesia
portal

* List of Indonesian islands by area * List of Indonesian islands by population

REFERENCES

* ^ A B "Hanya ada 13.466 Pulau di Indonesia". National Geographic Indonesia
Indonesia
(in Indonesian). 8 February 2012. * ^ CIA World Factbook * ^ Based on "Seminar Nasional Penetapan Nama Pulau-pulau Kecil Dalam Presektif Sejarah" or "National Seminary of Name For Little Islands From History Side", 16 to 18 July 2008 at Palembang
Palembang
, South Sumatra, Indonesia * ^ Galapagos islands

* " Indonesia
Indonesia
counts its islands before it\'s too late". Antara. 17 May 2007.

* v * t * e

Indonesia
Indonesia
articles

HISTORY

* Timeline * Hinduism-Buddhism era * Spread of Islam * VOC era (1603–1800) * Dutch East Indies
Dutch East Indies
(1800–1942) * Japanese occupation (1942–45) * National Revolution (1945–49) * Liberal democracy era (1950–57) * Guided Democracy (1957–65) * Transitional period (1965–66) * New Order (1966–98) * Reformasi (since 1998)

GEOGRAPHY

* Cities * Deforestation * Earthquakes * Environmental issues * Geology * Islands * Lakes * Mountains * National parks

* Natural history

* Fauna * Flora

* Rivers * Volcanoes

POLITICS

* Administrative divisions

* Provinces

* Cabinet * Constitution * Elections * Foreign relations * Human rights

* Law

* enforcement

* Military * Pancasila * People\'s Consultative Assembly * Police * Political parties * President

ECONOMY

* Agriculture * Aviation * Banks * Energy * History * Palm oil production * Science and technology * Stock Exchange * Telecommunications * Tourism * Transport * Water supply and sanitation

CULTURE

* Architecture * Art * Batik
Batik
* Cinema * Cuisine * Dance * Ikat * Heroes * Legends * Literature * Martial arts * Media * Music * Properties * Public holidays * Sport

DEMOGRAPHICS

* Education * Ethnic groups * Health * Languages * Nusantara
Nusantara
* Religion * Women

SYMBOLS

* Anthem * Costume * Emblem

* Faunal emblems

* Asian arowana * Javan hawk-eagle
Javan hawk-eagle
* Komodo dragon

* Flag

* Floral emblems

* Common jasmine * Moon orchid * Giant padma

* Garuda * Motto * Personification * Songs * Tree

* Outline * Index

* Book
Book
* Category * Portal
Portal
* Gallery * Atlas

* v * t * e

List of islands of Asia

SOVEREIGN STATES

* Afghanistan * Armenia * Azerbaijan * Bahrain * Bangladesh * Bhutan * Brunei
Brunei
* Cambodia * China * Cyprus * East Timor
Timor
(Timor-Leste) * Egypt * Georgia * India * Indonesia * Iran * Iraq * Israel * Japan * Jordan * Kazakhstan * North Korea * South Korea * Kuwait * Kyrgyzstan * Laos * Lebanon * Malaysia
Malaysia
* Maldives * Mongolia * Myanmar * Nepal * Oman * Pakistan * Philippines * Qatar * Russia * Saudi Arabia * Singapore * Sri Lanka * Syria * Tajikistan * Thailand * Turkey * Turkmenistan * United Arab Emirates * Uzbekistan * Vietnam * Yemen

States with limited recognition

* Abkhazia * Nagorno-Karabakh * Northern Cyprus * Palestine * South Ossetia * Taiwan

Dependencies and other territories

* British Indian Ocean Territory * Christmas Island * Cocos (Keeling) Islands * Hong Kong * Macau

* v * t * e

List of islands of Oceania

SOVEREIGN STATES

* Australia * Federated States of Micronesia * Fiji * Kiribati * Marshall Islands * Nauru * New Zealand * Palau * Papua New Guinea
New Guinea
* Samoa * Solomon Islands * Tonga * Tuvalu * Vanuatu

Associated states of New Zealand

* Cook Islands * Niue

Dependencies and other territories

* American Samoa * Christmas Island * Cocos (Keeling) Islands * Easter Island * French Polynesia * Guam * Hawaii * New Caledonia * Norfolk Island * Northern Mariana Islands * Pitcairn Islands * Tokelau * Wallis and Futuna

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