East African Islands

The East African Islands are in the Indian Ocean off the eastern coast of . is by far the biggest, and a continent on its own when it comes to wildlife.

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is a country in the Indian Ocean off the eastern coast of . Photo: Bgag, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an island nation in the Indian Ocean about 2,300 km from the continent. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The are an island nation off the coast of , in the between northern and northern . Photo: Jjtkk, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The are a group of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean that lie off the coast of , northeast of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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The Glorieuses or are a group of islands and rocks totaling 5 square kilometres. Photo: NASA, Public domain.

East African Islands

  • Type: Territorial entity
  • Description: Islands in the Indian Ocean off the eastern coast of Africa. While Madagascar is dominant, there are several smaller islands.
  • Location:
Latitude of center
-14.2° or 14° 12' south
Longitude of center
54.03° or 54° 1' 48" east

Also Known As

  • Catalan: illes africanes orientals
  • English: East African islands
  • Esperanto: Insularo de Hinda Oceano
  • Hebrew: איי אפריקה המזרחית
  • Hebrew: איי מזרח אפריקה
  • Urdu: مشرقی افریقی جزائر

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