List of the British Isles

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The British Isles consist of two major islands, many other inhabited islands, and countless uninhabited islands and rocks. They are administered by the Republic of Ireland, the United Kingdom (which is divided into England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland), and the Isle of Man. Sometimes the Channel Islands are also included. Although the Faroe Islands might appear to be part of the island group, they are seldom included and are administered by Denmark.

See also List of the British Isles by area.

Contents

Islands of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland

Other islands

NameIsland Group / Location
AlderneyChannel Islands
Brecqhou (Brechou)Channel Islands
BurhouChannel Islands
Calf of ManIsle of Man
GuernseyChannel Islands
HermChannel Islands
Isle of ManIrish Sea
JerseyChannel Islands
JethouChannel Islands
LihouChannel Islands
Minquiers and EcréhousChannel Islands
RockallNorth Atlantic
SarkChannel Islands

Places called "island" or "isle" which are not islands

Some places in the British Isles are called islands or isles, but are not. Some of these were formerly islands surrounded by marshland. Others are peninsulas or just coastal settlements.

England

For places in England, see the list of islands of England.

Other British Isles locations

See also

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