Kai Islands


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Kai Islands

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Kei Islands

(both: kī), island group (c.550 sq mi/ 1,420 sq km), E Indonesia, SE of Seram, in the Banda Sea, in the MoluccasMoluccas
or Spice Islands,
Bahasa Indonesia Maluku, Du. Molukken, island group and prov. (1990 pop. 1,856,075), c.32,300 sq mi (83,660 sq km), E Indonesia, between Sulawesi and New Guinea. The capital of the province is Ambon, on Ambon island.
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. It is densely forested with valuable timber; the people are skilled boat builders. The chief island is Great Kai. The group is sometimes called the Key Islands.
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The violence has centered on Ambon Island, but has also hit Maluku's Kai Islands and islands neighboring Ambon such as Seram and Buru.
51) Not only the Kai islands but also Aru and Tanimbar have "social orders".
The violence has been centered on Ambon Island, but has also hit Maluku's Kai islands and islands neighboring Ambon such as Seram and Buru.