What is the world's largest island called?

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GEOGRAPHY QUESTION #1286

What is the world's largest island called?

Greenland

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Greenland is a country and the world's largest island. It covers 2,175.600 km2, of which 1,833.900 km² or 85% is covered by the Greenland ice sheet. Geographically Greenland is part of North America, but it is politically associated with Europe. Like the Faroe Islands, Greenland is part of the Kingdom of Denmark. The largest city is Nuuk. Altogether, approximately 60,000 people live in Greenland.

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