Malay Airchipelago

The Malay Airchipelago is the airchipelago atween mainland Sootheast Asie an Australie.

Malay Airchipelago
LocationSootheast Asie, Oceanie
Tot islands25,000
Major islandsBorneo, Java, Luzon, Mindanao, New Guinea, Sulawesi, Sumatra
Aurie2,000,000 km2 (770,000 sq mi)[1]
Population380,000,000 [3]
Ethnic groupsAustronesie fowks, Malay, Owerseas Cheenese


  1. Moores, Eldridge M.; Fairbridge, Rhodes Whitmore (1997). Encyclopedia of European and Asian regional geology. Springer. p. 377. ISBN 0-412-74040-0. Retrieved 30 November 2009.
  2. Wallace, Alfred Russel (1869). The Malay Archipelago. London: Macmillan and Co. p. 16. Chapter II. Singapore. ...The native Malays are usually fishermen and boatmen...
  3. Department of Economic and Social Affairs Population Division (2006). "World Population Prospects, Table A.2" (PDF). 2006 revision. United Nations: 37–42. Retrieved 2007-06-30. line feed character in |author= at position 42 (help); Cite journal requires |journal= (help)

Coordinates: 2°56′S 107°55′E / 2.933°S 107.917°E / -2.933; 107.917