An island country is a country whose primary territory consists of one or more islands or parts of islands. As of 1996, 25.2% of all independent countries were island countries. Haiti and the Dominican Republic; and Indonesia, which shares islands with Papua New Guinea, Brunei, East Timor, and Malaysia. Bahrain. What is Oracle's stock symbol? How long does it take to get to the ISS? Why don't women's pants have pockets? What celebrities were divorced in 2019? New Guinea is an island of the Malay Archipelago and covers an area of 303,381 square miles. The island, located in the southwest Pacific, is the second largest island in the world and the largest in the southern hemisphere. With human occupation dating back about 40,000 years, New Guinea has a wide. The fourth most populated country in the world is Indonesia, with an estimated population of over 240 million. Indonesia is the largest independent island nation in the world, and shares three of. Indonesia (/ ˌ ɪ n d ə ˈ n iː ʒ ə / IN-də-NEE-zhə, /-ˈ n iː z i ə /- NEE-zee-ə; Indonesian: [ɪndoˈnesia]), officially the Republic of Indonesia (Indonesian: Republik Indonesia [reˈpublik ɪndoˈnesia]), is a country in Southeast Asia, between the Indian and Pacific oceans. It is the world's largest island country, with more than seventeen thousand islands, and at 1,904,569. Indonesia is a country in Southeast Asia, between the Indian and Pacific oceans. The country shares land borders with Papua New Guinea, East Timor, and the eastern part of Malaysia.It is the neighbor of Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, the Philippines, Australia, Palau, and India's Andaman and Nicobar Islands.