Maluku Islands

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Maluku
Moluccas
Maluku Islands en.png
Geografie
Location Sooth East Asie
Coordinates 3°9′S 129°23′E / 3.150°S 129.383°E / -3.150; 129.383
Tot islands ~1000
Major islands Halmahera, Seram, Buru, Ambon, Ternate, Tidore, Aru Islands, Kai Islands
Aurie 74,505 km2 (28,767 sq mi)
Heichest elevation 3,027 m (9,931 ft)
Heichest point Binaiya
Admeenistration
Indonesia
Provinces Maluku, North Maluku
Lairgest settlement Ambon
Demografics
Population 1,895,000 (2000)
Ethnic groups Alfur, Nuaulu, Manusela. Thou oreeginally Melanesian

The Maluku Islands or the Moluccas (/məˈlʌkəz/) are an airchipelago within Indonesie. Tectonically thay are locatit on the Halmahera Plate within the Molucca Sea Collision Zone.

Coordinates: 2°00′S 128°00′E / 2.000°S 128.000°E / -2.000; 128.000