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This is a list of Canadian islands, as ordered by area. It includes all islands with an area greater than 2,500 km²; (965 square miles).

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Islands over 2,500 km²Edit

Rank World Rank Island's Name Area (km²) Area (sq mi) Location Permanent Population (2001)
1 5 Baffin Island 507,451 195,928   Nunavut 9,563
2 8 Victoria Island 217,291 83,897   Northwest Territories,   Nunavut 1,707
3 10 Ellesmere Island 196,236 75,767   Nunavut 168
4 16 Newfoundland 108,860 42,031   Newfoundland and Labrador 485,066
5 24 Banks Island 70,028 27,038   Northwest Territories 114
6 27 Devon Island 55,247 21,331   Nunavut 0
7 32 Axel Heiberg Island 43,178 16,671   Nunavut 0
8 33 Melville Island 42,149 16,274   Northwest Territories,   Nunavut 0
9 34 Southampton Island 41,214 15,913   Nunavut 721
10 40 Prince of Wales Island 33,339 12,872   Nunavut 0
11 43 Vancouver Island 31,285 12,079   British Columbia 638,213
12 46 Somerset Island 24,786 9,570   Nunavut 0
13 54 Bathurst Island 16,042 6,194   Nunavut 0
14 55 Prince Patrick Island 15,848 6,119   Northwest Territories 0
15 61 King William Island 13,111 5,062   Nunavut 960
16 69 Ellef Ringnes Island 11,295 4,361   Nunavut 0
17 72 Bylot Island 11,067 4,273   Nunavut 0
18 77 Cape Breton Island 10,311 3,981   Nova Scotia 140,893
19 78 Prince Charles Island 9,521 3,676   Nunavut 0
20 90 Anticosti Island 7,941 3,066   Quebec 266
21 97 Cornwallis Island 6,995 2,701   Nunavut 215
22 101 Graham Island 6,361 2,456   British Columbia 4,475
23 104 Prince Edward Island 5,620 2,170   Prince Edward Island 135,294
24 107 Coats Island 5,498 2,123   Nunavut 0
25 111 Amund Ringnes Island 5,255 2,029   Nunavut 0
26 116 Mackenzie King Island 5,048 1,949   Northwest Territories,   Nunavut 0
27 127 Stefansson Island 4,463 1,723   Nunavut 0
28 158 Mansel Island 3,180 1,228   Nunavut 0
29 161 Akimiski Island 3,001 1,159   Nunavut 0
30 170 Borden Island 2,794 1,079   Northwest Territories,   Nunavut 0
31 172 Manitoulin Island 2,766 1,068   Ontario 11,933
32 175 Moresby Island 2,608 1,007   British Columbia 460

Islands between 1,000 km² and 2,500 km²Edit

Island's Name Area Permanent Population (2001)
(km²) (sq mi)
Cornwall Island 2,358 910 0
Princess Royal Island 2,251 869 0
Richards Island 2,165 836 ?
René-Levasseur 2,020 780 0
Air Force Island 1,720 664 0
Eglinton Island 1,541 595 0
Flaherty Island 1,525 589 812
Graham Island, Nunavut 1,378 532 ?
Pitt Island 1,375 531 ?
Nottingham Island 1,372 530 ?
Lougheed Island 1,308 505 ?
Byam Martin Island 1,150 444 ?
Wales Island 1,137 439 ?
Île Vanier 1,126 435 ?
Rowley Island 1,090 421 0
Cameron Island 1,059 409 ?
Resolution Island 1,015 392 ?
Banks Island 1,005 388 ?

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