Big Diomede

Big Diomede Island is the easternmost point of Russia, in the Bering Strait. While it has no permanent population, it is host to a weather station and a military installation. , only a few km away, is the westernmost part of .
Photo: Dave Cohoe, CC BY 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a city in the of the Unorganized Borough of the U.S. state of , legally coterminous with . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Big Diomede

65.7805° or 65° 46' 49.9" north
-169.0597° or 169° 3' 34.8" west
Open Location Code
449 metres (1,473 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Asturian; Bable: Islla Diomedes Mayor
  • Azerbaijani: Ratmanov adası
  • Belarusian: Востраў Вялікі Дзіямід
  • Belarusian: Востраў Ратманава
  • Catalan: ostrov Ratmanova
  • Cebuano: Big Diomede Island
  • Cebuano: Ratmanov Island
  • Chinese: 大代奥米德岛
  • Chinese: 大代奧米德島
  • Chinese: 大戴奧米德島
  • Chinese: 拉特曼諾夫島
  • Chinese: 拉特曼诺夫岛
  • Croatian: Otok Ratmanov
  • Croatian: Veliki Diomed
  • Danish: Ratmanova øen
  • Dutch: Ostrov Ratmanova
  • Dutch: Ratmanov
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: بيج ديوميد
  • English: Big Diomede Island
  • English: Ratmanoff Island
  • English: Ratmanov Island
  • Estonian: Ratmanovi saar
  • Finnish: Iso-Diomede
  • Finnish: Ratmanovinsaari
  • French: Diomède Supérieur
  • French: Grand Diomède
  • French: Ile Ratmanov
  • Frisian: Ratmanov (eilân)
  • Frisian: Ratmanov
  • German: Große Diomedes-Insel
  • German: Ratmanow-Insel
  • Hebrew: דיומיד הגדול
  • Indonesian: Pulau Diomede Besar
  • Indonesian: Pulau Ratmanov
  • Inupiaq: Imaqłiq
  • Italian: Grande Diomede
  • Italian: Isola Ratmanov
  • Japanese: ビッグダイオミード島
  • Japanese: ラトマノフ島
  • Korean: 라트마노프섬
  • Lithuanian: Ratmanovo sala
  • Macedonian: Голем Диомид
  • Macedonian: Остров Ратманова
  • Polish: Wyspa Ratmanowa
  • Portuguese: Diomedes Maior
  • Portuguese: Ilha de Ratmanov
  • Romanian: Insula Marele Diomede
  • Romanian: Insula Ratmanov
  • Romanian: Marele Diomede
  • Russian: Остров Ратманова
  • Serbian: Велики Диомед
  • Serbian: Ратманова Исланд
  • Spanish: Diomedes Mayor
  • Spanish: Diómedes Mayor
  • Spanish: Isla Ratmanov
  • Swedish: Ratmanov Ö
  • Swedish: Stora Diomedeön
  • Ukrainian: Острів Ратманова
  • Vietnamese: Big Diomede
  • Vietnamese: Đảo Ratmanov
  • Yue Chinese: 大戴奧米德島
  • Bolshaya Diomida
  • Bol’shoy Diomid
  • Diomede Lớn
  • Imaklit
  • Iso-Diomedes
  • Noo-nar-book
  • Nunarbuk
  • Ratmanof

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