Sumbawa is an Indonesie island, located in the middle o the Lesser Sunda Islands chain, wi Lombok tae the wast, Flores tae the east, an Sumba further tae the sootheast. It is in the province o Wast Nusa Tenggara.

LocationSooth East Asie
Coordinates8°47′S 118°5′E / 8.783°S 118.083°E / -8.783; 118.083
AirchipelagaeLesser Sunda Islands
Aurie15,448 km2 (5,965 sq mi)
Aurie rank57th
Heichest elevation2,850 m (9,350 ft)
Heichest pointTambora
ProvinceWast Nusa Tenggara
Population1,330,000 (2010)
Pop. density86 /km2 (223 /sq mi)

Sumbawa is 15,448 km2 or 5,965 sq mi (three times the size o Lombok) wi a current population o aroond 1.33 million. It marks the boundary atween the islands tae the west, which wur influenced bi releegion an cultur spreadin frae Indie, an the region tae the east that wis nae so influenced. In pairticular this applies tae baith Hinduism an Islam.