|Adjacent bodies of water||Indian Ocean|
|Area||1.174 km2 (0.453 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||2 m (7 ft)|
|Territory||Union territory of Lakshadweep|
|Tehsils of India||Aminidivi|
|Subdivisions of India||Chetlat Island|
|Pop. density||2,044 /km2 (5,294 /sq mi)|
|Ethnic groups||Malayali, Mahls|
|Avg. summer temperature||32.0 °C (89.6 °F)|
|Avg. winter temperature||28.0 °C (82.4 °F)|
|Sex ratio||50% ♂/♀|
Chetlat Island (Malayalam: ചെത്ലാത്) is a coral island belonging to the Amindivi Subgroup of islands of the Lakshadweep archipelago in India. It has a distance of 1,933 km (1,201 mi) south of the city of Delhi.
Chetlat is one of the populated islands of Lakshadweep. It is located 37 km to the northwest of Kiltan Island. The reef and lagoon are located to the west of the island and the total dry land area is 1.174 km2 (0.453 sq mi). There is a small scale yearly growing sand spit on the northern point of the island. It has a lagoon area of 3.79 km2 (1.46 sq mi).
The inhabitants on the island are engaged in very small scale farming and fishing which are mainly for the island consumption.
The island has a small jetty on the west coast and a helipad on southpoint.
Satellite picture showing the atolls of the Lakshadweep except for Minicoy
- Lagoon sizes
- Chetlat - Geographical information
- Chetlat - Oceandots at the Wayback Machine (archived December 23, 2010)
- List of Atolls
- An ornithological expedition to the Lakshadweep archipelago
- Sources towards a history of the Laccadive Islands
- FAO - An analysis of the carrying Capacity of Lakshadweep Coral Reefs
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- Lakshadweep travel guide from Wikivoyage
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