Quiz: Can you name these islands just by their SHAPE?
The globe is littered with islands of all shapes and sizes – there are around 900,000 in all.
Here we’ve picked 23 of the more well-known examples – including one that’s home to the world’s largest nightclub and one that banned Christmas for 30 years – but can you identify them just by their silhouette?
Scroll down and put your geography knowledge to the test…
#1 – Which island country is this? It was the setting for a hit 2005 children’s cartoon
#2 – Do you recognize this island nation? Christmas was forbidden here for 30 years
#3 – The ashes of the late fashion designer Alexander McQueen were scattered on this island. What is it’s name?
No.4 – By what name do we know this island? Its potatoes have Protected Designation of Origin status.
#5 – Bubble tea, a popular drink filled with tapioca balls, first emerged in this island nation. can you name it
#6 – What is the name of this island known as the largest island in the world (which is not a continent)?
#7 – Can you identify this island nicknamed the “Island of Winds”?
No.8 – Do you know the name of this island? It is believed to be named after the daughter of a British explorer
#9 – Daring actor Errol Flynn – the George Clooney of the 1930s, 40s and 50s – described this island as more beautiful than any woman. can you name it
#10 – Can you name this island? According to Guinness World Records, this is where the largest nightclub in the world is located
#11 – This island is famous for being the birthplace of a US President. What’s the name of the island?
#12 – Do you recognize this island? It is known for its matriarchal family structure and female free divers who harvest fish from the ocean
#13 – The world’s largest surviving carnivorous marsupial hails from this island nation – can you name it?
#14 – Can you give a name to this island, also known as the Island of a Thousand Temples?
#15 – This is where the first transatlantic radio signals were received from Cornwall. Did you tune in to the name of the island?
#16 – Do you know the name of this island divided into two countries?
#17 – Can you identify this island, the birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte?
#18 – This is more of an archipelago than a single island, and is home to five different species of penguins. Do you know what it’s called?
#19 – By what name is this island – the birthplace of a football great – known?
#20 – This is the second largest island in the world – do you recognize it?
#21 – Manx cats, a special breed of cats that often lack tails, originate from this island area. what do you call it
#22 – Do you know the name of this island where a battle took place in 1797 in which the famous Royal Navy officer Admiral Nelson lost his arm?
#23 – Over 20 species of dinosaurs are said to have existed on this small island – do you know their name?
Number 1 – Madagascar (the setting for hit animation… Madagascar
No. 2 – Cuba
#3 – The Isle of Skye, Scotland
number 4 – jersey
#5 – Taiwan
#6 – Greenland
No.7 – Mykonos, Greece
No.8 – Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, USA (believed to be named after the daughter of British explorer Bartholomew Gosnold)
No.9 – Jamaica
No.10 – Ibiza, Spain (home to the world’s largest nightclub – Privilege Ibiza)
No.11 – Oahu, Hawaii, USA (Barack Obama was born there)
No.12 – Jeju Island, South Korea
No.13 – Tasmania, Australia (home of the Tasmanian Devil)
No.14 – Bali, Indonesia
No.15 – Island of Newfoundland, Canada
No.16 – Ireland
No.17 – corsica
No.18 – The Falkland Islands
No.19 – Madeira Island, Portugal (birthplace of soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo)
No.20 – New Guinea
No.21 – Isle of Man (a self-governing British Crown Dependency)
No.22 – Tenerife, Spain
No.23 – Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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