What is the largest archipelago of the world ? ~ Jitu Das's Blog

Monday, 9 April 2018

What is the largest archipelago of the world ?

Malay Archipelago  

The Malay World, Indo-Australian archipelago, East Indies, Nusantara, and Spices Archipelago are another name of this archipelago. It is the largest archipelago by area and comprises of more than 25,000 islands.
Area: 2,000,000 km2 (770,000 sq. mi)
Location: Indian/Pacific Ocean
Ethnic groups: Predominantly Austronesians, Negritos, Papuans and Melanesians, Overseas Chinese, Overseas Indians

Note : Archipelago is a group of many islands in a large body of water. It is basically oceanic islands which is a chain, cluster or collection of scattered islands. 

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