For general access to the Wolfram Knowledgebase, use entities of type Island instead of IslandData.


gives the value of the specified property for the island entity.


gives a list of property values for the specified island entities.


gives the specified annotation associated with the given property.


  • IslandData[] gives a list of all island entities.
  • IslandData["Properties"] gives a list of available properties.
  • IslandData["SampleEntities"] gives a list of sample entities.
  • The specified entity in IslandData can be an Entity, EntityClass, entity canonical name, or list thereof.
  • The specified property can be an EntityProperty, EntityPropertyClass, property canonical name, or list of properties.
  • Properties that do not apply or are not known in a particular case are indicated by Missing[].
  • Properties include:
  • "AlternateNames"alternate names
    "Coordinates"center coordinates
    "MaxElevation"maximum elevation
    "PopulationDensity"population density
    "ShoreLength"shoreline length


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Basic Examples  (4)

Use for entity discovery:

Use to discover properties of an island:

Find properties of an island:

Compare land area of multiple islands:

Neat Examples  (2)

Plot a relief map of the Galapagos Islands:

Make a map showing the countries that are part of Borneo:

Wolfram Research (2014), IslandData, Wolfram Language function,


Wolfram Research (2014), IslandData, Wolfram Language function,


Wolfram Language. 2014. "IslandData." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research.


Wolfram Language. (2014). IslandData. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from


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