Kavaratti , Lakshadweep

Description

Lakshadweep formerly known as theLaccadive,Minicoy and Aminidivi islands is a group of islands in the Laccadiva Sea, 200 to 440 kilometres off the south western coast of India. The islanders are ethnically similar to the Malayali people of the nearest Indian State of Kerala. Most of the population speaks Malayalam  with Mahi being the most spoken language in Minicoy island. The islands are served by an airport  on the Agatti island. The main occupation of the people is fishing  and coconut cultivation, with tuna being the main item of export.

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Kavaratti

It is well known for its pristine white sand beaches and calm lagoons, which makes it a popular tourist destination.The monsoon rains usually start at the end of May and continue through early September. The island receives an average of 1600mm of rain during the year.


Minicoy

The ancient name of Maliku (Minicoy) was meaning women's island. However, now Minicoy is called Maliku in the local language. Minicoy is the second largest and the southernmost among the islands of the Lakshadweep archipelago. The atoll contains two islands. The main island is located on the eastern and southeastern side of the lagoon, along the reef fringe. There are total of ten villages in Minicoy Island. 


Bangaram Atoll

Bangaram is an atoll in the union territory of Lakshadweep, India.There is a long brackish pond in the center of the island fringed by screwpine and coconut palms.The Atoll is popular for its serene setting. Numerous species of tropical birds are found on the island.


Agatti

Agatti is located about 459 km off Kochi in the mainland and 7 km to the southwest of Bangatram, the nearest island. Agatti is 531 km away from Kollam and 529 km away from Kollam Port.Lakshwadeep is connected to Cochin by sea route. Seven passenger ships operate between the two ports and it takes 14–20 hours for the passage. These ships have modern facilities that includes entertainment area, video shows, cafeteria and offer comfortable A/C accommodation.


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