This is a list of islands in Europe ordered by population. The list is not complete.

European Islands

Ranking Island Countries Population
1 Great Britain  United Kingdom 64,500,000
2 Ireland  Republic of Ireland,  United Kingdom (Northern Ireland) 6,399,115
3 Sicily  Italy 5,036,666
4 Zealand  Denmark 2,302,074 (2018)
5 Sardinia  Italy 1,670,219
Tenerife (Africa)  Spain 888,184 (2015)[1]
6 Majorca  Spain 859,289 (2015)[1]
Cyprus (Asia)  Republic of Cyprus,  United Kingdom (Akrotiri and Dhekelia, sovereignty disputed by Cyprus), Northern Cyprus (partially recognised de facto state) 855,000
Gran Canaria (Africa)  Spain 847,830 (2015)[1]
7 Södertörn[a]  Sweden 797,333 (2013)
8 Crete  Greece 634,930 (2019)
9 Fyn  Denmark 447,060
10 IJsselmonde  Netherlands 423,000
11 Malta  Malta 406,000
12 Flevopolder  Netherlands 307,500
13 Vendsyssel-Thy[b]  Denmark 306,373
14 Iceland  Iceland 305,001
15 Corsica  France 302,000
Madeira (Africa)  Portugal 265,000
16 Portsea Island  United Kingdom 207,100
17 Vasilievsky Island  Russia 202,650
18 Amager  Denmark 196,094
19 Euboea  Greece 191,206 (2011)
20 Hisingen  Sweden 147,200 (2013)
Lanzarote (Africa)  Spain 143,209 (2015) [1]
21 São Miguel Island  Portugal ( Azores) 141,000
22 Ibiza  Spain 140,964 (2015) [1]
23 Isle of Wight  United Kingdom 140,000
24 Rhodes  Greece 115,490 (2011)
25 Lesbos Island  Greece 114,880 (2020)
Fuerteventura (Africa)  Spain 107,367 (2015)[1]
26 Södermalm  Sweden 102,756 (2013)
27 Corfu  Greece 102,071 (2011)
28 Menorca  Spain 92,348 (2015) [1]
29 Jersey  Jersey (crown dependency of  United Kingdom) 88,200
La Palma (Africa)  Spain 82,346 (2015) [1]
30 Isle of Man  Isle of Man (crown dependency of  United Kingdom) 80,000
31 Usedom  Germany,  Poland 76,500
32 Rügen  Germany 73,000
33 Anglesey  United Kingdom 68,900
34 Lolland  Denmark 68,224
35 Guernsey  Guernsey (crown dependency of  United Kingdom) 62,200
36 Venice [c]  Italy 62,000
37 Kungsholmen  Sweden 58,194 (2013)
38 Värmdö  Sweden 57,497 (2013)
39 Gotland  Sweden 56,656 (2013)
40 Ischia  Italy 56,100
41 Terceira Island  Portugal ( Azores) 55,833 (2001)
42 Chios  Greece 54,030 (2020)
43 Als  Denmark 51,806
44 Chioggia  Italy 51,336
45 Lidingö  Sweden 43,897 (2013)
46 Falster  Denmark 43,364
47 Bornholm  Denmark 43,245
48 Kotlin Island  Russia 43,100
47 Zakynthos  Greece 40,759 (2011)
48 Saaremaa  Estonia 39,200
49 Salamis Island  Greece 39,283 (2011)
50 Isle of Sheppey  United Kingdom 37,852
51 Canvey Island  United Kingdom 37,473
42 Kefalonia  Greece 35,801 (2011)
53 Tromsøya  Norway 35,000 (2007)
54 Kos  Greece 33,387 (2011)
55 Samos  Greece 32,977 (2011)
56 Hinnøya  Norway 32,101
57 Elba  Italy 32,000
58 Gozo  Malta 31,100
59 Öland  Sweden 24,984 (2013)
60 Karmøy  Norway 29,940
61 Askøy  Norway 24,000 (2009)
62 Fasta Åland  Finland 23,600
63 Lauttasaari (Drumsö)  Finland 23,226
64 Lefkada  Greece 22,652 (2011)
65 Streymoy  Denmark ( Faroe Islands) 22,555 (2009)
66 Mors  Denmark 22,293
67 Port Island (Gdańsk)  Poland 22,167
68 Syros  Greece 21,507 (2011)
69 Sylt  Germany 21,000
La Gomera (Africa)  Spain 20,783 (2015) [1]
70 Oléron  France 20,000
71 Lido di Venezia  Italy 20,000
72 Lewis and Harris[d]  United Kingdom 19,918
73 Stord  Norway 19,400
74 Naxos  Greece 18,904 (2011)
75 Nøtterøy  Norway 18,500
76 Wolin  Poland 18,000
77 Krk  Croatia 17,860
78 Shetland Mainland  United Kingdom 17,550
79 Lemnos  Greece 16,992 (2011)
80 Hayling Island  United Kingdom 16,887
81 Korčula  Croatia 16,182
82 Kalymnos  Greece 16,179 (2011)
83 Langøya  Norway 15,844
84 Santorini  Greece 15,550 (2011)
85 Ekerö  Sweden 15,369 (2013)
86 Sotra (Store Sotra)  Norway 15,356
87 Orkney Mainland  United Kingdom 15,315
88 Faial Island  Portugal ( Azores) 15,063 (2001)
89 Île de Ré  France 15,000
90 Pico Island  Portugal ( Azores) 14,806 (2001)
91 Hammarö  Sweden 14,709 (2013)
92 Orust  Sweden 14,562 (2013)
93 Brač  Croatia 14,031
94 Tjörn  Sweden 14,024
95 Langeland  Denmark 13,881
96 Thasos  Greece 13,770 (2011)
97 Paros  Greece 13,715 (2011)
98 Texel  Netherlands 13,700
99 Holy Island, Anglesey  United Kingdom 13,600
100 Aegina  Greece 13,056 (2011)
101 Fehmarn  Germany 13,000
102 Great Island  Ireland 13,000
103 Capri  Italy 12,200
104 Formentera  Spain 11,878 (2015) [1]
105 Jeløya  Norway 11,825 (2017)
106 Sant'Antioco  Italy 11,700
107 Walney Island  United Kingdom 11,391
108 Hvar  Croatia 11,103
109 Hiiumaa  Estonia 11,087
110 Lipari  Italy 11,000
111 Eysturoy  Denmark ( Faroe Islands) 10,883 (2009)
112 Vestvågøy  Norway 10,700
113 Procida  Italy 10,694 (2004)
El Hierro (Africa)  Spain 10,587 (2015)[1]
114 Frösö  Sweden 10,570 (2013)
115 São Jorge Island  Portugal ( Azores) 10,500 (2001)
116 Møn  Denmark 10,448
117 Kvaløya (Troms)  Norway 10,300
118 Mykonos  Greece 10,134 (2011)
119 Île de Noirmoutier  France 10,000

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Defined as an island in 2014 by Statistics Sweden.
  2. ^ Was not an island until a storm in 1825 caused a connection between the North Sea and Limfjorden.[2]
  3. ^ Many small islands connected by Bridges
  4. ^ By tradition and usage, the Isle of Lewis and Isle of Harris are often treated as two different islands.

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Official data from National Statistics Institute (Instituto Nacional de Estadística), "2015-01-01"
  2. ^ (in Danish) Thyborøn Kanal og Vestlige Limfjord. http://omkystdirektoratet.kyst.dk. Last updated on 22 October 2014.
  3. ^ SCB (Statistics Sweden), [1][permanent dead link] "Kust, stränder och öar", 8 December 2014.
  4. ^ SCB (Statistics Sweden), "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 3 February 2017.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) "De 50 största öarna ", 8 December 2014.
  5. ^ Statistik om Stockholm, [2] Archived 2016-04-20 at the Wayback Machine.