11o-07*North Lattitude 72o-44* East longitude,
located 407 kms, from Cochin.



Land Area:

2.60 sq.Kms.
3 Kms long and 1.5 kms wide.


The climate of the island is moderate

A Glance:

It is 3 kms long and 1.5 kms wide with oblong shape.Corals and sand stone is used for building purpose.Tallented craftsmen living here are famous for making walking sticks with tortoise shells and coconut shells.It's also famous for stone engrevers and has a rich tradition of fols songs.The island got its name for the Arabic word 'Amin' meaning "faithful".

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