Biggest African islands

Name the twenty biggest African islands by area.
Quiz by letzi
Rate:
Last updated: August 23, 2015
First submittedAugust 23, 2015
Times taken104
Average score40.0%
Report this quizReport
5:00
Enter answer here
0
 / 20 guessed
The quiz is paused. You have remaining.
Scoring
You scored / = %
This beats or equals % of test takers also scored 100%
The average score is
Your high score is
Your fastest time is
Keep scrolling down for answers and more stats ...
Country
Island
Area (km2)
Same name as island
Madagascar
587,713
France
Réunion
2,535
Spain
Tenerife
2,034
Equatorial Guinea
Bioko (Fernando Pó)
2,017
Same name as island
Mauritius
1,836
Spain
Fuerteventura
1,660
Tanzania
Zanzibar (Unguja)
1,658
Spain
Gran Canaria
1,560
Senegal
Morfil
1,250
Comoros
Grande Comore (Ngazidja)
1,158
Country
Island
Area (km2)
Cape Verde
Santiago
991
Tanzania
Pemba
982
Spain
Lanzarote
846
São Tomé and Príncipe
São Tomé
845
Cape Verde
Santo Antão
787
Portugal
São Miguel
754
Portugal
Madeira
741
Spain
La Palma
706
Cape Verde
Boa Vista
634
Sierra Leone
Sherbro
600
+1
Level 58
Aug 23, 2015
Bioko is also known as Fernando Pó
+1
Level 73
Aug 23, 2015
Fernando Pó will now be also accepted.
+1
Level 71
Jan 11, 2016
There is also Ukerewe Island of Lake Victoria, if that counts...
+1
Level 73
Jul 31, 2016
According to Wikipedia Ukerewe Island is 530 sq. km, which excludes it from the twenty largest African islands.
+1
Level 34
Oct 13, 2016
Could you add a map to this?
+1
Level 73
Oct 13, 2016
I would love to, but I don't know how to do it.
+1
Level 66
Feb 4, 2021
I think Socotra is missing. And Sao Miguel is maybe in Europe.
+1
Level 67
Oct 16, 2022
Socotra and Dahlak Kebir are missing. Also, counting the Azores as part of Africa is a huge stretch, as they lie on the tectonic plate border and are closer to the European than the African mainland.