|Native name: ആന്ധ്രോത്|
|Coordinates||10°49′N 73°40′E / 10.81°N 73.67°ECoordinates: 10°49′N 73°40′E / 10.81°N 73.67°E|
|Adjacent bodies of water||Indian Ocean|
|Area||4.98 km2 (1.92 sq mi)|
|Length||1.4 km (0.87 mi)|
|Width||4.7 km (2.92 mi)|
|Coastline||10 km (6 mi)|
|Highest elevation||0 m (0 ft)|
|Territory||Union territory of Lakshadweep|
|Island group||Laccadive Islands|
|Tehsils of India||Andrott|
|Subdivisions of India||Andrott|
|Largest settlement||Andrott (pop. 11000)|
|Pop. density||2,300 /km2 (6,000 /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||0.9685 ♂/♀|
Andrott Island (Malayalam: ആന്ധ്രോത് ദ്വീപ്), also known as Androth Island, is a small inhabited island in the Union Territory of Lakshadweep, a group of 36 coral islands scattered in the Arabian Sea off the western coast of India It has a distance of 2,006 km (1,246 mi) south of the city of Delhi.
Andrott Island had been known as 'Divanduru' in the past, a name that is found in some old French maps. It belongs to the Laccadive Islands subgroup, which had been historically a part of the Arakkal Kingdom.
Nowadays the island of Andrott is a protected territory and not a tourist destination.
It is located approximately 198 kilometres (123 mi) from Kozhikode and 293 kilometres (182 mi) from Kochi. The island has an area of 4.98 square kilometres (1.92 sq mi) and is the only island of the group to have a west-east orientation. It has a lagoon area of 6.6 km2 (2.5 sq mi).
Most of its inhabitants are Muslims and there is also a Hindu minority. The Saint Hasrat Ubaidullah, who is believed to have converted the Lakshadweep Islands to Islam, died here. His remains are entombed in the Jumah mosque.
The island also houses several Buddhist archaeological remains.
- Satellite picture showing the atolls of the Lakshadweep except for Minicoy
- "Islandwise Area and Population - 2011 Census" (PDF). Government of Lakshadweep. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-07-22.
- Registration Plate Numbers added to ISO Code
- Singh VS, Sarwade DV, Mondal NC, Nanadakumar MV, Singh B (October 2008). "Evaluation of groundwater resources in a tiny Andrott Island, Union Territory of Lakshadweep, India". Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 158 (1-4): 145–54. PMID 18839323. doi:10.1007/s10661-008-0569-y. Retrieved 2008-11-20.
- Geneviève Bouchon, Mamale de Cananor, Librairie Droz, ISBN 9782600033541, p. 40
- Androth Island - Lakshadweep U.T
- "India9.com:Andrott Island".
- Tehsils info
- "Climate of Andrott" (PDF). India meteorological department. Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 October 2015. Retrieved 31 May 2014.
- Lakshadweep travel guide from Wikivoyage