Kiltan Island

  • Location: 11o-29*North Latitude 73o-04* East longitude, located 394 kms, from Cochin.
  • Population: 3664
  • Land Area: 2.20 sq .Kms
  • Climate: The climate of the island is moderate

Kiltan lies 51 kms. north-east of AMINI on the international trade route between the Persian Gulf and Sri Lakethe island is only on 3 kms. On the northern and southern ends of the island there is a high storm beach. The island is thick in flora and is fertile. The summer nights in KILTAN are warmer and it is usual for the people to sleep outside their homes, on the beaches. KILTAN has a rich tradition of folk dances.