Kavaratti Island


Kavaratti Island
Island of the Laccadive island group.

Located in the Arabian Sea, off the coast of Kerala in southern India, it is 3.5 miles (5.6 km) long and has a maximum width of 0.75 mi (1.2 km). Its only town, Kavaratti (pop., 2001 prelim.: 10,113), is the administrative centre of the Indian union territory of Lakshadweep. The town is noted for the ornately carved pillars and roofs of its mosques.

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