Satellite photograph of Rügen

This is a list of all offshore islands that belong to Germany, which are found in the North and Baltic Seas. In addition, some islands in inland waters are also listed.[1]

Largest islands

Largest islands of Germany
# Island Sea Federal State Area (km2)
1 Rügen Baltic Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 926
2 Usedom 373 (445 km2[a])
3 Fehmarn Schleswig-Holstein 185
4 Sylt North Sea 99
5 Föhr 82
6 Pellworm 37
7 Poel Baltic Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 36
8 Borkum North Sea Niedersachsen 31
9 Norderney 26
10 Amrum Schleswig-Holstein 20.46

^a 72 km2 are part of Poland

Islands of the Baltic Sea


Islands of the North Sea

The North Frisian Islands
The East Frisian Islands

Islands of Elbe River

Islands of Weser River

Islands of Lake Constance

Islands of Chiemsee

See also


  1. ^ "Islands of Germany". GeoNames. Retrieved October 21, 2021.