Katchatheevu Island

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It is a small 285-acre volcanic island set amidst Sri Lanka and India. The island was for long under territorial dispute between the two countries, until 1976, when India ceded the island to Sri Lanka. It was formerly used as a fishing ground by both countries, but is now uninhabited. Tourists are permitted to visit the island for 2 days and 1 night for the annual festivals held in February or March at St. Anthony’s Church, the only existing attraction on the island.