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  Bitra Island  
 
 
Location: 11°- 36* North Lattitude 72°- 10* East longitude,located 483 kms, from Cochin.
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Population: 264
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Land Area: 0.10 sq.Kms.
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Climate: The climate of the island is moderate
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A Glance:

BITRA is the smallest inhabited island in the territory.Till 1835 BITRA was the breading ground for a number of sea birds,a favourite hunt of KILTAN and CHETLAT people.There is a small shrine of Malik Mulla,an old Arab Saint who is said to be have been burried here.The shrine is a place of pilgrimage for the people of other islands.Surprisingly the first permanent settler at BITRA was a women from CHETLAT who with her son set up a permanent settler at house around 1945.