.
 
. .
 
  Various Islands  
 
AGATTI
.
AMINI
ANDROTH
BANGARAM
BITRA
CHETLAT
KADMAT
KALPENI
KAVARATTI
KILTAN
MINICOY
 
 
 
 
   News / Events   
 
 
  Circulars/Notifications    
 
   
   
   
   
   
 You are Here: Home >>Know Lakshadweep >> Various Islands >> Androth
  Androth Island  
 
 
Location: 10°- 49* North Lattitude 73°- 41* East longitude,located 293 kms, from Cochin.
.
Population: 10720
.
Land Area: 4.90 sq.Kms
.
Climate: Enjoys a moderate Climate
.
A Glance:

ANDROTH is the nearest island to the mainland and has an east-west orientation unlike other islands lying in the north-south direction.It is the Largest island in the Lakshadweep.Thick vegetation mainly coconut groves ,add to the beauty of the island.It was the first island to embrace ISLAM. The Saint Ubaidullah,who is belived to have converted the people of islands to islam,died here and his tomb still remains in the Juma at Mosque. Religious preachers from here are held in high esteem.Fishing industry is well developed,next only to Minicoy and Agatti.Coir and Copra are the major products of the island.