The Maluku Islands, also known as the Moluccas or the Spice Islands consists of North Maluku Province and Maluku Province, are a region of Indonesia lying between Sulawesi and Papua.

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The Banda Islands are an archipelago in South Maluku, Indonesia.

Ambon is an island in the Maluku region of Indonesia.


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

Kei Islands are in Maluku province, Indonesia. 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.

Tobelo is the capital of the North Halmahera district in the Maluku islands of Indonesia.

North Halmahera is a regency within the province of North Maluku in the Maluku region of Indonesia.


  • 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 (3,143 feet)
  • Wikidata:  Maluku
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Maluku Islands

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

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