Greenland is the largest island in the entire world as it is located over an area of 822705 sq mi. The second largest island in the world is the New Guinea islands which is located in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. This island covers an area of 303381 sq mi.
The third largest island in the world is the Borneo islands which come under Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei. These islands are spread over 288869 sq mi. Madagascar islands are the 4th largest islands in the world as they cover an area of 226917 sq mi.
On the 5th position of this list is the Baffin Islands which are in Canada and cover an area of 195928 sq mi. Sumatra in Indonesia is the 6th largest islands in the world and covers an area of 184954 sq mi.
On the 7th position are the Honshu islands which fall under the region of Japan and cover 87812 sq mi. The 8th largest islands in the world are Victoria islands which are in Canada and are spread over an area of 83897 sq mi.
Great Britain is the 9th largest islands and covers an area of 80823 sq mi. The 10th largest islands are the Ellesmere Islands in the Canada which cover an area of 75767 sq mi.