Halmahera

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Halmahera
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Halmahera in the north o Maluku Islands
Geography
Location Sooth East Asie
Coordinates 0°36′N 127°52′E / 0.600°N 127.867°E / 0.600; 127.867
Archipelago Maluku Islands
Area 17,780 km2 (6,865 sq mi)
Area rank 51st
Highest elevation 1,635 m (5,364 ft)
Highest point Munt Gamkonora
Administration
Indonesia
Demographics
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).[1][2] Approximately hauf o the island's indwallers are Muslim an hauf are Christian.

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