1 Greenland, Denmark
With a total area of 2,130,800 square kilometers the Greenland is the largest Island in the world. Greenland ia an independent territory of Demark and is located between the Atlantic and Arctic Ocean. Greenland possesses the world’s second largest ice sheet, and has a population of around 56,000 people.
2 New Guinea
New Guinea Island in the Western Pacific Ocean is the world's second-largest island after Greenland, covering a land area of 785,753 km2 (303,381 sq mi). A country of immense cultural and biological diversity, it’s known for its beaches and coral reefs. Inland are active volcanoes, granite Mt. Wilhelm, dense rainforest and hiking routes like the Kokoda Trail. The current population of Papua New Guinea is 8,329,613 as of Thursday, December 21, 2017, based on the latest United Nations estimates.
3 Borneo, Asia
Borneo is the largest island in Asia and is also the third largest in the world. Borneo is divided among three countries – Brunei, Indonesia, and Malaysia and comprises a total area of 748,168 km2 (288,869 sq ml). It’s known for its beaches and ancient, biodiverse rainforest, home to wildlife including orangutans and clouded leopards.
With a total area of 587,713 square kilometers, Madagascar is the fourth largest Island in the world. Situated off the southeast coast of Africa, it's home to thousands of animal species, plus rainforests, beaches and reefs. The cat-like looking lemurs are only found in the forests of the Madagascar Island.
5 Baffin Island, Canada
Baffin Island, in the Canadian territory of Nunavut, is the largest island in Canada and the fifth largest island in the world. The island is named after the British explorer William Baffin. Its area is 507,451 km² and its population is about 11,000. Snow can fall all year on Baffin Island and the average annual temperature for the island is about -8 degrees Celsius.