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List of islands in the Mediterranean

The two biggest islands of the Mediterranean: Sicily (right) and Sardinia (top left), which are both part of Italy.

The following is a list describing the islands located in the Mediterranean Sea.

By areaEdit

  Name Image Country Area (km2) Population Capital/Main City
1 Sicily     Italy 25,834 5,010,000 Palermo
2 Sardinia     Italy 24,100 1,656,000 Cagliari
3 Cyprus     Cyprus 9,251 1,170,125[1] Nicosia
4 Corsica     France 8,681 322,000 Ajaccio
5 Crete     Greece 8,312 622,871 Heraklion
6 Euboea     Greece 3,655 170,000 Chalcis
7 Majorca     Spain 3,640 846,000 Palma
8 Lesbos     Greece 1,630 86,436 Mytilene
9 Rhodes     Greece 1,398 115,490 Rhodes
10 Chios     Greece 842 51,390 Chios
11 Kefalonia     Greece 781 35,801 Argostoli
12 Menorca     Spain 694 87,000 Mahón
13 Corfu     Greece 592 100,853 Corfu
14 Ibiza     Spain 577 111,000 Ibiza Town
15 Djerba     Tunisia 523 139,544 Houmt Souk
16 Lemnos     Greece 476 16,992 Myrina
17 Samos     Greece 476 32,973 Vathy
18 Naxos     Greece 428 17,970 Naxos
19 Zakynthos     Greece 406 40,758 Zakynthos
20 Cres     Croatia 405.78[2] 3,079[2] Cres
20 Krk     Croatia 405.78[2] 19,383[2] Krk
22 Brač     Croatia 394.57[2] 13,956[2] Supetar
23 Andros     Greece 380 9,221 Andros
24 Thasos     Greece 379 13,765 Thasos
25 Lefkada     Greece 303 22,076 Lefkada
26 Karpathos     Greece 301 6,181 Pigadia
27 Hvar     Croatia 299.66[2] 11,077[2] Hvar
28 Kos     Greece 290 33,388 Kos
29 Pag     Croatia 284.56[2] 9,059[2] Pag
30 Imbros     Turkey 279 8,894 Çinarli
31 Kythira     Greece 278 3,973 Kythira
32 Korčula     Croatia 276.03[2] 15,522[2] Korčula
33 Icaria     Greece 255 8,423 Agios Kirykos
34 Malta     Malta 246 409,259[3] Valletta
35 Elba     Italy 224 31,572 Portoferraio
36 Skyros     Greece 209 2,994 Skyros
37 Paros     Greece 196 13,715 Parikia
38 Tinos     Greece 194 8,636 Tinos
39 Samothrace     Greece 178 2,859 Samothrace
40 Milos     Greece 160 4,977 Plaka
41 Kea     Greece 129 2,446 Ioulis
42 Amorgos     Greece 121 1,971 Amorgos
43 Marmara     Turkey 117 Marmara
44 Dugi Otok     Croatia 114.44[2] 1,655[2] Sali
45 Kalymnos     Greece 111 16,001 Pothia
46 Chergui   Tunisia 110 Remla
47 Sant'Antioco     Italy 109 11,730 Sant'Antioco
48 Ios     Greece 109 2,024 Ios
49 Mljet     Croatia 100.41[2] 1,088[2] Babino Polje
50 Kythnos     Greece 100 1,456 Kythnos
51 Astypalaia     Greece 97 1,334 Astypalaia
52 Ithaca     Greece 96 3,231 Vathy
53 Skopelos     Greece 95.5 4,960 Skopelos
54 Salamis     Greece 95 39,283 Salamina
55 Rab   Croatia 90.84[2] 9,328[2] Rab
56 Vis   Croatia 90.26[2] 3,445[2] Vis
57 Mykonos   Greece 86 10,120 Mykonos
58 Syros   Greece 84 21,505 Ermoupoli
59 Aegina   Greece 83 13,056 Aegina
60 Formentera     Spain 83 7,461 Sant Francesc Xavier
61 Pantelleria     Italy 83 7,729 Pantelleria
62 Santorini   Greece 76 15,230 Fira
63 Lošinj   Croatia 74.68[2] 7,587[2] Mali Lošinj
64 Serifos   Greece 73 1,420 Serifos
65 Sifnos   Greece 73 2,625 Apollonia
66 Gharbi   Tunisia 69 Mellita
67 Gozo     Malta 67 37,288[3] Victoria
68 Kasos   Greece 66 1,084 Fry
69 Alonissos   Greece 64 2,712 Patitiri
70 Tilos   Greece 63 780 Megálo Chorió
71 Pašman   Croatia 63.34[2] 2,845[2] Pašman
72 Šolta   Croatia 58.98[2] 1,700[2] Grohote
73 Symi   Greece 58 2,590 Symi
74 Leros   Greece 53 7,907 Agia Marina
75 San Pietro   Italy 51 6,444 Carloforte
76 Asinara     Italy 51 1 Cala d'Oliva
77 Hydra   Greece 50 1,948 Hydra
78 Ugljan   Croatia 50.21[2] 6,049[2] Preko
79 Skiathos   Greece 48 6,088 Skiathos
80 Lastovo   Croatia 46.87[2] 792[2] Lastovo
81 Ischia   Italy 46 60,335 Ischia
82 Agios Efstratios   Greece 43 270 Agios Efstratios
83 Nisyros   Greece 41 987 Mandraki
84 Sikinos   Greece 41 273 Sikinos
85 Psara   Greece 40 454 Psara
86 Anafi   Greece 38 271 Anafi
87 Lipari     Italy 37 10,763 Lipari
88 Bozcaada     Turkey 36 2,427 Bozcaada
89 Kimolos   Greece 36 908 Kimolos
90 Antiparos   Greece 35 1,211 Antiparos
91 Patmos   Greece 35 2,998 Patmos
92 Kornat   Croatia 32.30[2] 19[2]
93 Folegandros   Greece 32 765 Folegandros
94 Fourni   Greece 30 1,313 Fourni
95 Gavdos   Greece 29.6 152 Kastri
96 Čiovo   Croatia 28.80[2] 5,908[2] Okrug Gornji
97 Halki   Greece 28.1 478 Halki
98 Salina   Italy 26.8 2,300
99 Olib   Croatia 26.09[2] 140[2] Olib
100 Uzunada   Turkey 25.4
101 Paxi   Greece 25.3 2,280 Gaios
102 Kalamos   Greece 25 496 Kalamos
103 Kyra Panagia   Greece 25 2
104 Giglio     Italy 23.8 1,458
105 Cunda (Alibey)   Turkey 23.4
106 Poros   Greece 22.9 3,993 Poros
107 Molat   Croatia 22.82[2] 197[2] Molat
108 Vir   Croatia 22.38[2] 3,000[2] Vir
109 Spetses   Greece 22.2 4,027 Spetses
110 Paşalimanı   Turkey 21.4 Harmanli
111 Saria   Greece 21.1 45
112 Vulcano   Italy 20.9 715 Vulcano
113 Avsa     Turkey 20.6 Avsa
114 Antikythera   Greece 20.4 68 Potamós
115 Lampedusa     Italy 20.2 4,500 Lampedusa e Linosa
116 La Maddalena   Italy 20.1 11,902 La Maddalena
117 Meganisi   Greece 20 1,040 Katomeri
118 Favignana   Italy 19 4,383 Favignana
119 Capraia   Italy 19 410 Capraia
120 Elafonisos   Greece 19 1,024 Elafonisos
121 Murter   Croatia 18.60[2] 4,895[2] Murter
122 Makronisos   Greece 18.3 9
123 Irakleia   Greece 17.6 141 Irakleia
124   Croatia 17.59[2] 615[2] Iž Veli
125 Gyaros   Greece 17.3 0
126 Megalonisos Petalion   Greece 17.2 0
127 Polyaigos   Greece 17.2 2
128 Unije   Croatia 16.92[2] 88[2] Unije
129 Leipsoi   Greece 16 790 Leipsoi
130 Šipan   Croatia 15.81[2] 419[2] Šipanska Luka
131 Caprera   Italy 15.7 0
132 Cabrera     Spain 15.7 0
133 Keros   Greece 15.2 0
134 Žirje   Croatia 15.06[2] 103[2] Žirje
135 Sestrunj   Croatia 15.03[2] 48[2] Sestrunj
136 Silba   Croatia 14.98[2] 292[2] Silba
137 Žut   Croatia 14.82[2] 0[2]
138 Pserimos   Greece 14.8 80 Pserimos
139 Oinousses   Greece 14.4 826 Oinousses
140 Peristera   Greece 14.2 30
141 Rineia   Greece 13.7 0
142 Agathonisi   Greece 13.6 185 Megálo Chorió
143 Donoussa   Greece 13.6 167 Donoussa (Stavros)
144 Prvic (Krk)   Croatia 13.5 0
145 Stromboli   Italy 12.6 572 San Vincenzo
146 Dokos   Greece 12.5 18 Dokos
147 Porquerolles   France 12.5 200
148 Schiza   Greece 12.3 0
149 Drvenik Veliki   Croatia 12.1 168 Drvenik Veliki
150 Marettimo   Italy 12 819 Marettimo
151 Agistri   Greece 12 1,142 Milos (Megalohori)
152 Dia   Greece 11.8 0
153 Gioura   Greece 11.1 0
154 Capri     Italy 10.4 12,200 Capri
155 Montecristo   Italy 10.4 2
156 Pianosa   Italy 10.3 10
157 Othonoi   Greece 10.1 392 Othonoi
158 Thymaina   Greece 10.1 143 Thymaina
159 Imrali   Turkey 10
160 Ist   Croatia 9.65 202
161 Filicudi   Italy 9.5 235
162 Therasia   Greece 9.3 319
163 Kastellorizo   Greece 9.1 492
164 Levitha   Greece 9.1 0
165 Sapientza   Greece 9.1 2
166 Île du Levant   France 9
167 Premuda   Croatia 8.7 58
168 Ustica   Italy 8.7 1,302
169 Plavnik   Croatia 8.6 0
170 Maun   Croatia 8.5 0
171 Šćedro   Croatia 8.4 0
172 Zlarin   Croatia 8.1 276
173 Schoinousa   Greece 8.1 227
174 Antimilos   Greece 8 0
175 Syrna   Greece 7.9 0
176 Despotiko   Greece 7.8 0
177 Ammouliani   Greece 7.7 541
178 Ponza   Italy 7.5 3,107
179 Alimia   Greece 7.4 0
180 Kaprije   Croatia 7.1 143
181 Port-Cros   France 7 30
182 Arkoi   Greece 6.7 44
183 Sveti Grgur   Croatia 6.4 0
184 Skantzoura   Greece 6.2 0
185 Biševo   Croatia 5.9 15
186 Kastos   Greece 5.9 80
187 Tavolara   Italy 5.9 0
188 Levanzo   Italy 5.8 208
189 Pano Koufonisi   Greece 5.8 399
190 Sazan Island   Albania 5.7 0
Total 102,926.06 11,683,668

By populationEdit

above 200,000

  1. Sicily 5,060,000
  2. Sardinia 1,655,000
  3. Cyprus 1,170,125
  4. Majorca 860,000
  5. Crete 623,000
  6. Malta 409,259
  7. Corsica 322,000
  8. Euboea 170,000

By countryEdit

AlbaniaEdit

 
Ksamil Islands in Albania.

CroatiaEdit

 
Prvić Luka, Croatia

FranceEdit

GreeceEdit

ItalyEdit

LebanonEdit

MaltaEdit

MontenegroEdit

In Bay of Kotor:

SpainEdit

SyriaEdit

TunisiaEdit

TurkeyEdit

DisputedEdit

Politically dividedEdit

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision". ESA.UN.org (custom data acquired via website). United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. Retrieved 10 September 2017.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax ay az ba bb bc bd Ostroški, Ljiljana, ed. (December 2015). Statistički ljetopis Republike Hrvatske 2015 [Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Croatia 2015] (PDF). Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Croatia (in Croatian and English). 47. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. p. 47. ISSN 1333-3305. Retrieved 27 December 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Estimated Population by Locality 31 March 2013" (PDF). Malta Government Gazette. p. 7538. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 July 2014. Retrieved 21 September 2014.

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