Sumbawa

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Sumbawa
Geografie
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
Admeenistration
Indonesia
ProvinceWast Nusa Tenggara
Demografics
Population1,330,000 (2010)
Pop. density86 /km2 (223 /sq mi)

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

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 wast, which wur influenced bi releegion an cultur spreadin frae Indie, an the region tae the east that wis nae sae influenced. In pairticular this applies tae baith Hinduism an Islam.