Top 5 Largest Island in The World by Area

Islands are surrounded by water, There are mainly two types of islands in the sea apart from artificial islands. Here is the list of islands in the World by area.



Greenland is the largest island in the world with the climate as cool summers and cold winters. The large Arctic island is not a continent and least densely populated country.

New Guinea


New Guinea is the world’s second largest island, located at the north of Australia. The island of New Guinea has an immense biodiversity and home to thousands are unknown and endemic species of mammals, reptiles and birds.

Borneo, Indonesia


Borneo island of Indonesia is the largest island in Asia and home to oldest rainforests in the world. The rainforest of Borneo is home to many endemic species of animals and plants.



Madagascar is the largest island in the Indian Ocean and known as alternate world due to unique characteristic of baobab trees and Fauna such as Fossa and many species of lemur primate endemic to the island of Madagascar.

Baffin Island, Canada

Baffin Island is the largest island in Canada having lakes and Mmountains. The Arctic wolf, red fox and many species of migrating birds are summer visitors to Baffin Island.

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