What is the smallest island in the world?

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What is the smallest island in the world?

To be recognized as an island, the following conditions must be met.

It should be a naturally formed land

It should be surrounded by water

It should be on the surface of the water even at high tide


This applies to the Philippines, Indonesia, United Kingdom, etc.


There is a “smallest island in the world” that meets this definition in Japan!

So this article would like to introduce you Okinotorishima, the smallest island in the world!

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source : http://www.ktr.mlit.go.jp/keihin/keihin_index005.html


The location of Okinotorishima is on the Pacific Ocean,

The size of the area is


9m²! ??


Very small( ゚Д゚)

For more information,


North small island : 7.86 m²

East small island: 1.58m²


It’s the sum of two small parts floating in the ocean.


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source : http://www.iza.ne.jp/topics/politics/politics-9464-m.html

There are various debates that this Okinotorishima is a rock, but

The exclusive economic zone is in the national interest of Japan by this island.


I hope they can get a lot of fish(゚ Д ゚)

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