Islands in Indonesia

While talking about islands in Indonesia, It has the most beautiful Islands ever. Indonesia has 17,508 islands. In our discussion, the whole beauty of islands cannot be described, but it can be covered to some extent.

Firstly, the island namely Bangka- Belitung Islands. These are located in the western part of Indonesia. The word “ Bangka” is derived from the word “Wangka” which means “Thin”, it is because this island mostly contributes to the world’s production.

In case of Belitung, there are seven offshore islets according to an estimate. Lengkuas is one of them, that has adopted its name from the herb “galanga”, the herb which is used in many indonesian foods.

Thousand islands (Kepulauan Seribu) in the north of Jakarta’s coast. This is a chain of islands having almost 128 small islands which are located in the Bay of Jakarta. Tidung and Pari islands are also included in this chain.

Another chain of islands is Karimunjawa islands in Java sea in Indonesia. It is consisted of 27 islands in this area. Bunaken includes other islands. It is very well-known for its level of biodiversity, having about 58 different genera of corals and 2000 species of fish are also found in the marine park.

Bali is one of the most well-known Indonesian island which is famous for its volcanic mountains, beaches and loral Seef. Its forests are also world famous. This island is considered as home to religious sites. For example cliffside uluwatu Temple.

Gili Trawangan island attracts the majority of visitors because of its beaches. Fishing trips can be made with help of the fishing boats.

Sumatra Island has covered an area of 473, 481 km 2 is located in the west of Java. It is well known for wildlife present there. Bustling medan, is the largest city of this island is very important for economic point of view and it is also gateway to North Sumatra.

Derawan Islands, East Kalimantan, this is a chain of islands which includes, Derawan, Sangalaki, Kakaban, Maratua, Panjang and Samama island.

Komodo Island is famous for having the largest lizards which are also endangered on the earth and also comodo Dragon is the reason for its fame.

Raja Ampat islands, west papua, the chain of islands consists of Misool, Salawati, Batanta, Waigeo and the smaller islands of Kofiau. Other 4000 islands are found in INdonesia, which has no name, but government is trying to redevelop them.

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