Sunda Islands

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Coordinates: 2°00′S 110°00′E / 2.000°S 110.000°E / -2.000; 110.000

The Sunda Islands are a group of islands in the Malay Archipelago.[1]

They are further divided into the Greater Sunda Islands and the Lesser Sunda Islands.


The Sunda Islands are divided between four countries, namely Brunei, East Timor, Indonesia and Malaysia. The majority of these islands fall under the jurisdiction of Indonesia. Borneo is divided between Brunei, Indonesia and Malaysia. Timor Island is divided between East Timor and Indonesia. Two small islands also belong to East Timor.

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Wildlife present in the Sunda Islands include:

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  1. ^ For an early english language account see - ' Account of the Sunda Islands and Japan : discourse of the Hon. T.S. Raffles. pp. [190]-198 ; From the Quarterly journal of science articles, vol. 2 (1817) or Journal of science and the arts, Vol. 2 (1817)
  2. ^ Stuart, B.; Thy, N.; Chan-Ard, T.; Nguyen, T. Q.; Grismer, L.; Auliya, M.; Das, I.; Wogan, G. (2018). "Python reticulatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2018: e.T183151A1730027. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-2.RLTS.T183151A1730027.en.
  3. ^ "Komodo dragon | Facts, Habitat, Bite, & Venom". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 2020-04-08.

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