island in East Nusa Tenggara of the Lesser Sunda Islands in Maritime Southeast Asia
Flores is one of the Lesser Sunda Islands, an island arc. Its area is about 14,300 square kilometres (5,500 sq mi). It goes east from the island of Java. There are about 1.5 million people in Flores. The largest town is Maumere.
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