Islands in the Pacific Ocean

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Pacific

It is one of the large water bodies on earth, and it extends from the North Pole on the northern side to the Arctic Ocean on the south side, and is bordered by: Asia, Australia, North and South America and Central America, with an area of ​​169.2 million square kilometers, and its size reaches 622 million Cubic kilometers, and the average depth is 4028-4188 meters. The Pacific was seen for the first time in the beginning of the sixteenth century AD, and the first Spanish explorer (Vasco Noñez de Balboa) was the Spanish explorer while crossing the isthmus of Panama in the year 1513 AD.

Islands in the Pacific Ocean

Bora Bora Island

Geographically located in the waters of the Pacific Ocean, 230 kilometers from the northwestern side of Papeete, it belongs administratively to the Leeward Islands of the State of France, and its land area is 29.3 km², and its population is 8,880 people, according to 2007 statistics. . The island contains a number of tourist attractions such as Mount Uteman, the Pearl Resort, World War II cannons, the Protestant Church built in the year 1822 AD, and the Bobcat Operation Fortress that was built to defend the island in World War II.

Hawaii Island

Geographically located in the waters of the Pacific Ocean in the southwestern side of the mainland of North America, and it belongs administratively to the United States of America, and its capital is the city of Honolulu, and its land area is 29,311 km², and it consists of 19 main islands, and a population of 1.24 people according to the statistics of 2014.

Yap Island

Geographically located in the western side of the Pacific Ocean, and its capital is the city of Cologne, and its land area is 100.2 km², with a population of 6,300 people according to the statistics of 2003, and it is called locally (Wap) Island, and it is administratively affiliated to the Caroline Islands of the United States of Micronesia.

Clipperton Island

It is located geographically in the eastern side of the Pacific Ocean, specifically in the southwestern side of Mexico and in the western side of the Central American continent. It belongs administratively to France, and it is one of the very small and uninhabited islands, where its land area is 9 km², and it rises above sea level Twenty nine meters.

Johnston Atoll

It is located geographically on the northern side of the Pacific Ocean, specifically on the western side of the island of Hawaii, and it belongs administratively to the United States of America, and it was named this name in relation to its discoverer, Captain Captain Charles J. Johnston. Its lands are 1.03 km2, and its population is 173 people, according to 1990 statistics.

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