Category: Melanesia

Categories: Oceania

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The following islands and groups of islands since the 19th century have been considered part of Melanesia:

Amphlett Islands, Papua New Guinea
Bismarck Archipelago, Papua New Guinea
d'Entrecasteaux Islands, Papua New Guinea
Louisiade Archipelago, Papua New Guinea
Maluku Islands, Indonesia
New Caledonia, France
Papua New Guinea, politically divided between independent Papua New Guinea and the Indonesian provinces of Papua and West Papua
Norfolk Island, Australia (geographically only)
Raja Ampat Islands, Indonesia
Rotuma, Fiji
Schouten Islands, Indonesia
Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Islands
Solomon Islands, politically divided between the Autonomous Region of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea and independent Solomon Islands
Torres Strait Islands, politically divided between Australia and Papua New Guinea
Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea
Woodlark Island, Papua New Guinea

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