The most populous island of the world

Once, the islands were covered with greenery and fragrance literally. On the twenty-first century and before us is one of the most densely populated islands of the planet. Let us know of any islands in question.

In the Colombian Caribbean coast has the island of Santa Cruz del Islot. On the island, there are about 90 houses in which live about 700 people. But when the weekend returned to their families, those who work on the mainland, the population may reach 1,200. There is no electricity and a big problem with drinking water. But virtually no insects, which on the mainland just trouble. Population density - 124 700 square kilometers.




The tiny island of Ap Lei Chau Hong Kong belongs. For the most part occupied by the skyscrapers that houses offices, shopping areas, and even a couple of productions. The population density of the island is 66,755 people per square kilometer. km.




At the mouth of the Hudson River is the oldest and the most densely populated area of ​​New York - Manhattan. It is not only the cultural and financial center of the United States, but, in fact, the financial capital of the world. The island is a huge number of headquarters of various corporations and organizations the world level. The density of population - 26 924 people per square kilometer.






Indian Island Solsett is a part of one of the world's largest urban agglomerations - Mumbai. Besides the fact that the island is part of the million-plus city, here are the few cities in the satellite city. Also on the island, it is the most expensive in the world skyscraper Antilla, which is owned by multi-billionaire Mukesh Ambani. 173-meter high building is estimated at more than $ 1 billion. The density of the island - about 30 000 inhabitants per 1 square kilometer.


Ebeye Island has become one of the most densely populated islands in the chain, not only of the Marshall Islands, but also the whole world, "thanks" to US nuclear testing in the Pacific. Residents of the atolls had to urgently leave their homes to protect their lives. Who Ebeye overcrowding with all the consequences, in the form of a lack of water and other goods. Density - 41 667 people per square kilometer. km.



Lila Essingen - the name of the island, which is tucked away in the heart of Stockholm. Previously, there was a majority of industrial enterprises, but, eventually, the plants began to move to the suburbs, and here rose houses. The population density of the island - about 20 thousand square kilometer.





Zhoal-Fadyut - a real island-village in the suburbs of Dakar, Senegal. More precisely, Zhoal located on the mainland, and Fadyut - on the island. You can not move to any vehicles except bicycles and horse-drawn transport. The main activity of the inhabitants of the island - the cultivation of rice in flooded floodplains. According to the latest census, the population of the island totaled almost 40 thousand inhabitants.






Male - the capital and most populous city of the Republic of Maldives. A significant part of the population of Male are foreigners working here, mostly to tourists. The island gradually expanded the efforts of man. Density - more than 53 thousand people per square kilometer.






Migingo Island are smaller than a football field in the arena of "Camp Nou" in Barcelona, ​​Spain. Moreover, the island has not yet decided on the membership of a particular country: Uganda or Kenya. However, this does not prevent him from being one of the most densely populated islands of the Earth, with a density of about 100 thousand people per square kilometer. The island is located literally in the middle of Lake Victoria.



In Germany, one of the largest port city of Lübeck, located on the island. He is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, thanks to an impressive number of brick buildings in the Gothic style. In our rating was due to the limitations of the territory and the population in more than 200 thousand people.




Completing the review of all of us native St. Petersburg. Known to all as Vasilevsky Island is among one of the most densely populated islands in the world. It is located in the delta of the Neva and the population density is approaching the mark of 19 thousand people per square kilometer.





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