List of islands of France

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The lands making up the French Republic, shown at the same geographic scale.

This is a list of islands of France, including both metropolitan France and French overseas islands.

Ranking of French islands[edit]

By area[edit]

All French islands over 100 km2, ranked by decreasing area.

  Name Location Area
(km2)
1 New Caledonia's mainland (Grande-Terre) New Caledonia 16,372
2 Corsica Mediterranean Sea 8,680
3 Grande-Terre Kerguelen Islands 6,675
4 Réunion Réunion 2,512
5 Lifou New Caledonia 1,146
6 Martinique Martinique 1,128
7 Tahiti French Polynesia 1,036
8 Basse-Terre Guadeloupe 848
9 Maré New Caledonia 657
10 Grande-Terre Guadeloupe 586
11 Mayotte's mainland (Grande-Terre) Mayotte 363
12 Nuku Hiva French Polynesia 345
13 Hiva Oa French Polynesia 318
14 Miquelon Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon 214
15 Île Foch Kerguelen Islands 206
16 Oléron Atlantic Ocean 190
17 Raiatea French Polynesia 173
18 Marie-Galante Guadeloupe 158
19 Île de la Possession Crozet Islands 153
20 Île des Pins New Caledonia 141
21 Ouvéa New Caledonia 133
22 Moorea French Polynesia 132
23 Île de l'Est Crozet Islands 122
24 Ua Pou French Polynesia 112

By population[edit]

List of the most populated French islands.

  Name Location Population
1 Réunion Indian Ocean 802,000 (January 2008)
2 Martinique Caribbean 402,000 (January 2008)
3 Corsica Mediterranean 302,000 (January 2008)
4 New Caledonia's mainland (Grande-Terre) Pacific 205,939 (August 2009)
5 Guadeloupe's Grande-Terre Caribbean 197,603 (January 2006)
6 Guadeloupe's Basse-Terre Caribbean 186,661 (January 2006)
7 Tahiti Pacific 178,133 (August 2007)
8 Mayotte's mainland (Grande Terre) Indian Ocean 162,036 (July 2007)
9 Saint Martin (French part only) Caribbean 35,263 (January 2006)
10 Mayotte's Petite Terre (aka Pamanzi) Indian Ocean 24,416 (July 2007)
11 Oléron Bay of Biscay 20,991 (January 2006)
12 Île de Ré Bay of Biscay 17,640 (January 2006)
13 Moorea Pacific 16,191 (August 2007)
14 Raiatea Pacific 12,024 (August 2007)
15 Marie-Galante Caribbean 12,009 (January 2006)
16 Lifou Pacific 10,170 (August 2004)
17 Noirmoutier Bay of Biscay 9,813 (January 2006)
18 Wallis (aka Uvea) Pacific 9,227 (July 2008)
19 Bora Bora Pacific 8,927 (August 2007)
20 Saint Barthélemy Caribbean 8,450 (January 2007)

Islands of metropolitan France[edit]

Atlantic coast[edit]

Normandy[edit]

Brittany[edit]

Ille et Vilaine[edit]
Côtes-d'Armor[edit]
Finistère[edit]
Morbihan[edit]
Tomb of Théviec, Île Théviec

Pays de la Loire[edit]

Poitou-Charentes[edit]

Aquitaine[edit]

Mediterranean coast[edit]

Languedoc-Roussillon[edit]

Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur[edit]

Corsica[edit]

Islands in rivers and lakes[edit]

Île-de-France[edit]

Midi-Pyrénées[edit]

Pays de la Loire[edit]

Alsace[edit]

French overseas islands[edit]

North America[edit]

Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon (in North Atlantic Ocean)[edit]

Clipperton Island[edit]

French West Indies[edit]

Guadeloupe (French West Indies)[edit]

Martinique (French West Indies)[edit]

Saint Barthélemy (French West Indies)[edit]

Saint Martin (French West Indies)[edit]

South America[edit]

French Guiana[edit]

Africa[edit]

Mayotte (in Indian Ocean)[edit]

Réunion (in Indian Ocean)[edit]

Pacific and Oceania[edit]

New Caledonia (in Pacific Ocean)[edit]

Wallis and Futuna (in Pacific Ocean)[edit]

French Polynesia (in Pacific Ocean)[edit]

French Southern and Antarctic Lands[edit]

Îles Amsterdam et Saint-Paul[edit]

Crozet Archipelago[edit]

Kerguelen Islands[edit]

Scattered islands] (or Îles Éparses) in the Indian Ocean[edit]

French Antarctica[edit]

  • Adélie Land
    • Archipel de Pointe Géologie
    • Île Alexis Carrel
    • Île Buffon
    • Île Claude Bernard
    • Île Curie
    • Île Cuvier
    • Île de la Vierge
    • Île des Damiers
    • Île des Pétrels
    • Île du Bélier
    • Île du Capricorne
    • Île du Gouverneur
    • Île du Lion
    • Île du Navigateur
    • Île du Sagittaire
    • Île du Scorpion
    • Île du Taureau
    • Île Jean Rostand
    • Île Lamarck
    • Île Verte
    • Îles des Poissons
    • Îlot de la Balance
    • Îlot de la Baleine
    • Îlot de la Dent
    • Îlot de la Selle
    • Îlot des Champignons
    • Îlot du Cancer
    • Îlot du Marégraphe
    • Îlot du Mystère
    • Îlot du Verseau
    • Îlot Juliette
    • Îlot Roméo
    • Îlots des Hydrographes
    • Le Mauguen
    • Mid-Winter
    • Rocher Gris

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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