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Lavezzi Island

List of islands in the Mediterranean

This is a list of islands in the Mediterranean Sea:

By area

  Name Image Country Area (km²) Population Capital/Main City Political Status Flag
1 Sicily Italy 25,460 5,010,000 Palermo autonomous region with special statute
2 Sardinia Italy 23,813 1,656,000 Cagliari autonomous region with special statute
3 Cyprus Cyprus 9,251 1,048,000 Nicosia de jure: single independent state, de facto: divided into two separate parts - the Republic of Cyprus and the Turkish occupied Northern Cyprus
4 Corsica France 8,681 275,000 Ajaccio territorial collective
5 Crete Greece 8,312 624,000 Heraklion periphery (administrative division)
6 Euboea Greece 3,655 218,000 Chalcis prefecture
7 Majorca Spain 3,640 778,000 Palma part of an autonomous community
8 Lesbos Greece 1,630 90,000 Mytilene prefecture
9 Rhodes Greece 1,398 117,000 Rhodes part of a prefecture
10 Minorca Spain 964 87,000 Mahon part of an autonomous community
11 Chios Greece 842 52,000 Chios prefecture
12 Kefalonia Greece 781 37,000 Argostoli prefecture
13 Corfu Greece 592 108,000 Corfu prefecture
14 Ibiza Spain 577 111,000 Ibiza Town part of an autonomous community
15 Djerba Tunisia 523 60,000 Houmt Souk part of an governorate which is centred on the mainland
16 Lemnos Greece 476 18,000 Myrina
17 Samos Greece 476 34,000 Vathy
18 Naxos Greece 428 18,000 Naxos
19 Zakynthos Greece 406 39,000 Zakynthos (city)
20 Cres Croatia 406 3,184
21 Krk Croatia 405 17,860
22 Brač Croatia 395 13,000
23 Andros Greece 380 10,000 Ándros
24 Thasos Greece 379 14,000 Thasos
25 Lefkada Greece 303 21,000 Lefkada (city)
26 Karpathos Greece 301 6,000 Karpathos
27 Hvar Croatia 300 11,459
28 Kos Greece 290 31,000 Kos
29 Pag Croatia 285 7,969
30 Gökçeada Turkey 279 8,875
31 Korčula Croatia 279 16,182
32 Cythera Greece 278 3,000 Kythira
33 Icaria Greece 255 8,000 Agios Kirykos
34 Malta Malta 246 373,000 Valletta main island of an independent state
35 Gozo Malta 47 31,000 Victoria
36 Comino 3.5 8

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