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The largest inhabited riverine Island of the world is __________.




Majuli Island.


Moore Island.




  • Majuli has shrunk as the river surrounding it has grown. However, it is recognised by Guinness Book of World Records as World's Largest River Island. 
  • The island is formed by the Brahmaputra river in the south and the Kherkutia Xuti, another branch of the Brahmaputra, joined by the Subansiri River in the north.
  • The island is inhabited by Mising tribes, Deori and Sonowal Kachri tribes. 
  • At the world's largest inhabited riverine island, ancient cultural traditions and nature blend into everyday life seamlessly.

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