Islands of the Indian Ocean

The islands of the Indian Ocean are a varied collection, including many of the smallest territories and one of the largest island nations. Many hug the coastlines of continents; others must be sought out hundreds of miles from any other land.

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The is centrally located in the Indian Ocean, south of the , about halfway between and . Photo: maleny steve, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a small, volcanic outcrop in the deep Indian ocean, located at approximately 38'42" and 77'32", about 85 km south-west of Île Amsterdam. Photo: B.navez, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is an island in the Indian Ocean off , about one-third of the way from to . Photo: TAAF, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a minor one of the islands of the Indian Ocean, approximately 800 km east of and 800 km north of Reunion. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Islands of the Indian Ocean

Latitude of center
-22.1874° or 22° 11' 14.7" south
Longitude of center
86.3965° or 86° 23' 47.3" east

Also Known As

  • Bhojpuri: हिन्द महासागर की द्वीपन क लिस्ट
  • Chinese: 印度洋岛屿
  • Dutch: Eilanden in de Indische Oceaan
  • Dutch: Lijst van eilanden in de Indische Oceaan
  • English: Indian Ocean Islands
  • English: List of islands in the Indian Ocean
  • English: list of islands in the Indian Ocean
  • French: Liste des iles de l'ocean Indien
  • French: Liste des îles de l'océan Indien
  • French: liste des îles de l'océan Indien
  • French: Îles de l'océan Indien
  • German: Indischer Ozean
  • German: Inseln im Indischen Ozean
  • Hebrew: איי האוקיינוס ההודי
  • Hindi: हिन्द महासागर
  • Indonesian: Daftar pulau di Samudra Hindia
  • Italian: isole dell'oceano Indiano
  • Persian: جزیره‌های اقیانوس هند
  • Polish: Wyspy Oceanu Indyjskiego
  • Russian: Острова Индийского Океана
  • Russian: Острова Индийского океана
  • Russian: Список островов Индийского океана
  • Spanish: Anexo:Islas del Índico
  • Swedish: Lista över öar i Indiska oceanen
  • Swedish: lista över öar i Indiska oceanen
  • Urdu: بحر ہند میں واقع جزائر کی فہرست
  • Isole dell'oceano Indiano
  • हिंद महासागर के दीप सभ के लिस्ट

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