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Tour Destinations In Lakshadweep - Bitra

Earlier History | Culture  | Facts & Figures | Beaches  | Cuisines | Festivals | Around Lakshadweep

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.

Location:
11o-36*North Lattitude 72o-10* East longitude,

located 483 kms, from Cochin.

Population:
264

Land Area:
0.10 sq.Kms.

Climate:
The climate of the island is moderate.
 

   
 

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