Largest river island
India (Brahmaputra River)
Majuli in the Brahmaputra River in north east India covers an area of around 880 km² (340 miles²). Due to the frequent flooding of the Brahmaputra Majuli suffers heavy erosion. In the last 30-40 years it is estimated that it has lost around one third of its area. Majuli is home to around 160,000 people.