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Sunda Islands

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Sunda Islands

The Sunda Islands are a group of islands in the Malay archipelago.[1]

They are further divided into the Greater Sunda Islands and the Lesser Sunda Islands.

Contents

  • Administration 1
  • List of islands 2
  • See also 3
  • Notes 4
  • External links 5

Administration

The islands are divided up between four countries, Brunei, East Timor, Indonesia, and Malaysia. Much of the islands are the territory of Indonesia. The island of Borneo is divided up between Brunei, Indonesia, and Malaysia. The island of Timor is divided between East Timor and Indonesia. Two small islands also belong to East Timor.

List of islands

See also

Notes

  1. ^ For an early english language account see - ' Account of the Sunda Islands and Japan : discourse of the Hon. T.S. Raffles. pp. [190]-198 ; From the Quarterly journal of science articles, vol. 2 (1817) or Journal of science and the arts, Vol. 2 (1817)

External links

  • Visible earth page on the lesser Sunda islands
  • (English) (French) Map of a Part of China, the Philippine Islands, the Isles of Sunda, the Moluccas, the Papuans is a map from around 1760 featuring the Sunda Islands

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