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Neduntheevu (Delft Island)

Neduntheevu or Neduntivu (Tamil: ??????????, Sinhalese: ????????) (also known by its Dutch name Delft) is an island in the Palk Strait, northern Sri Lanka. This island is named as Delft in the Admiralty Chart unlike the other islands in the area which are named with their Tamil names. The island's area is 50 kmĀ² and it is roughly oval-shaped. Its length is 8 km and its maximum width about 6 km. Neduntivu is a flat island surrounded by shallow waters and beaches of coral chunks and sand. There are feral ponies on the island that were abandoned after Dutch period, which is home to a small population of Tamil people, mostly living in quiet compounds close to the northern coast
Neduntheevu (Delft Island)
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