Willingdon Island (Malayalam: വെല്ലിങ്ങ്ടൺ ഐലൻഡ്) is an artifical island located in Kochi, Kerala, India. The Island was created during construction of modern Kochi Port in 1936 with the soil dredged out while deepening the Vembanad Lake to accommodate the new Kochi Port. It is the home of the Port of Cochin, Port and Customs Offices, the Southern Naval Command of Indian Navy and more than two dozen export-import offices, warehouses as well as few hotels and business centers.
largest artificial island in India
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