Sunda Islands

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 divided among four countries, namely Brunei, East Timor, Indonesia and Malaysia. The majority of these islands fall under the jurisdiction of Indonesia. Borneo is divided between Brunei, Indonesia and Malaysia. Timor Island is divided between East Timor and Indonesia. Two small islands also belong to East Timor.

List of islandsEdit


Wildlife present in the Sunda Islands include:

See alsoEdit


  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.
  3. ^ Stuart, B.; Thy, N.; Chan-Ard, T.; Nguyen, T. Q.; Grismer, L.; Auliya, M.; Das, I.; Wogan, G. (2018). "Python reticulatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2018: e.T183151A1730027. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-2.RLTS.T183151A1730027.en.
  4. ^ "Komodo dragon | Facts, Habitat, Bite, & Venom". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 2020-04-08.

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