What is the world’s most populous island?
Located in the southern part of Indonesia’s archipelago, Java is roughly 50,000 square miles in area, making it the 13th-largest island in the world (and the fifth-largest in Indonesia). Despite its size, Java is home to more than half of the country’s massive population — a staggering 147 million people. That makes Java the most populous island in the world.
The correct answer is Java.