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Torres Strait Islands

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Map of Torres Strait Islands
Thursday Island

The Torres Strait Islands are a group of at least 274 small islands in the Torres Strait. Most of the islands are part of the state of Queensland, Australia. A small number are part of Papua New Guinea.

The indigenous people of the islands are Torres Strait Islanders. In 2011, the population was 4,248.[1] The island with the most people is Thursday Island.

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  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Torres Strait Islands". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 4 March 2016. Edit this at Wikidata