Sumbawa

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Sumbawa
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Geography
Location Sooth East Asie
Coordinates 8°47′S 118°5′E / 8.783°S 118.083°E / -8.783; 118.083
Archipelago Lesser Sunda Islands
Area 15,448 km2 (5,964.5 sq mi)
Area rank 57th
Highest elevation 2,850 m (9,350 ft)
Highest point Tambora
Administration
Indonesia
Province Wast Nusa Tenggara
Demographics
Population 1,330,000 (as of 2010)
Density 86 /km2 (223 /sq mi)

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.

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.