Komodo Island is an island located in Nusa Tenggara islands. Komodo Island is known as a habitat for native animals dragons. The island is also the Komodo National Park which is managed by the Central Government. Komodo Island is located east of Sumbawa Island, separated by the Strait of Sape.
Administratively, the island including the District of Komodo, West Manggarai regency, East Nusa Tenggara Province, Indonesia. Komodo Island is the westernmost tip of East Nusa Tenggara province, bordering the province of West Nusa Tenggara. On the island of Komodo dragons animals live and breed well. Until August 2009, on the island there are about 1,300 Komodo dragons. Coupled with the other islands, like the island of Rinca and Gili Mota, their numbers totaled about 2500 tails. There are also approximately 100 individuals dragons in Wae Wuul Nature Reserve on the mainland island of Flores but not including the Komodo National Park. In addition to the Komodo dragon, the island also saves variety of exotic flora Sepang wood by local people used as medicine and dye clothes, this nitak tree or sterculia oblongata in believe are useful as medicines and seeds are tasty and delicious like peas. Komodo Island is also accepted as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, because in the Komodo National Park, along with the island of Rinca, Padar and Gili Motang