Halmahera in the north o Maluku Islands
|Location||Sooth East Asie|
|Area||17,780 km2 (6,865 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||1,635 m (5,364 ft)|
|Highest point||Munt Gamkonora|
|Population||449938 (as of 2010)|
|Density||25.3 /km2 (65.5 /sq mi)|
|Ethnic groups||Tobelo, Galela, Sahu, Waioli, Modole, Pagu, Kao Islam, Sawai, Gane, Buli, Maba, Loloda, Tabaru, Patani, Bicoli. Signeeficant migrant groups include Sangir, Ternate, Tidore, Makian, an Javanese.|
Halmahera (an aa kent as Jailolo or Gilolo) is the lairgest island in the Maluku Islands. It is pairt o the North Maluku province o Indonesie an Sofifi, the caipital o the province, is locatit on the wast coast o the island.
Halmahera haes a land aurie o 17,780 km² (6,865 sq mi) an a population in 1995 o 162,728, it haes increased tae 449,938 for the island itself (excludin the tip which is considered Joronga Islands, but includin Gebe an Ju islands) an 667,161 for the island group. (including aw o Halmahera Selatan an Tidore but nae Ternate). Approximately hauf o the island's indwallers are Muslim an hauf are Christian.