The Maluku Islands, also known as the Moluccas or the Spice Islands, are a region of lying between and . They are divided into North Maluku Province and Maluku Province.

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is an island in the region of .


is one of the Lease Islands in the archipelago in Indonesia.

is an island in the province of North Maluku, part of the islands of .

is one of the islands. The Sultanate of was, like next-door Ternate, an important trade center for spices during the Age of Discovery and as such one of the places the European colonial powers fought over.

are in province, . Langgur and Tual are very close, Langgur being on Pulau Kecil, and Tual being on Pulau Dulah, and the two cities are separated by a bridge.

is the capital of the district in the islands of .

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  • Type: island
  • Location: , ,
  • Population: 1,900,000
  • Latitude of center: 1° 34' 34.8" (1.5763°) south
  • Longitude of center: 127° 43' 2.8" (127.7174°) east
  • Elevation: 958 meters (3143 feet)
  • Wikidata: Maluku
  • Wikimedia Commons: Moluccas

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English: Maluku Islands, English: Spice Islands, French: Maluku, German: Molukken, Italian: Molucche, Portuguese: Ilhas Molucas, Spanish: Islas Molucas, Moluksche Archipel
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