The island is particularly notable as the habitat of the Komodo dragon, the largest lizard on Earth, which is named after the island. Komodo Island has a surface area of 390 square kilometers and a human population of over two thousand. The people of the island are descendants of former who were exiled to the island and who have mixed with Buginese people “Bugis” Sulawesi”. The people are primarily adherents of “Islam in Indonesia” but there are also Christianity in Indonesia” “Hinduism in Indonesia “Hindu congregations.
Komodo is part of the “Lesser Sunda Islands” of islands and forms part of the Komodo National Park In addition, the island is a popular destination for Scuba diving Administratively, it is part of the East Nusa Tenggara
Komodo is part of the Lesser Sunda Islands. Lesser Sunda chain of islands and forms part of the Komodo National Park. It lies between the substantially larger neighboring islands Sumbawa to the west and Flores to the east. The island’s surface area covers 390 square kilometers. Komodo Island is home to the Komodo Dragon, the largest lizard on earth.
Komodo is part of the Lesser Sundas deciduous forests ecoregion. The island is also a popular destination for Scuba diving and it has been included in the controversial New 7 Wonders of Nature
Komodo contains a beach with Pink Sand, one of only seven in the world. The sand appears pink because it is a mixture of white sand combined with red sand, formed from pieces of Foraminifera