5 Biggest Islands on Earth


Do you love traveling? Are you interested in going to the biggest islands on Earth? If your answer is yes for both of the questions, this article is for you! Insider Monkey has collected the 15 biggest islands, and we are telling you all of them are worth visiting.

This year has brought many terrible changes, but the world and world economy will recover again and we can continue our lives with working, going out and traveling. Until then, let’s daydream about these beautiful islands! Let’s imagine we pack up our suitcases, take our passports and leave for the airport. Some time later our plane land on the islands of Borneo or Madagascar and after checking in the hotel, we can start the expedition. While having a dream about all this, we can read about some extremely rich people who can afford to buy a whole island for themselves. Caribbean has always been a popular spot for possessing private islands, and it’s still a good idea to invest in a foreign country to earn citizenship. Have you ever thought about what a great feeling it can be to own a whole island? Believe it or not, it’s not a mission impossible, as you can purchase an island for less than €100,000. A small island in Canada, or Nova Scotia costs around $68,104.

And now, let’s see two of the biggest islands from Insider Monkey’s compilation. The first one is Baffin which spreads across 507,451 km2. It’s Canada’s largest island named after William Baffin, an English explorer. Borneo is bigger than Baffin, as its area is 755,000 km2. It’s the largest island in Asia, situated near Sumatra, Java and Sulawesi. The island itself is divided between three countries: Brunei, Malaysia and Indonesia. This island can boast with one of the oldest rainforests in the world. For further amazing facts and information, please jump to the biggest islands on Earth.