St. Martin's Island

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St. Martin
Geography
LocationBay of Bengal
Coordinates20°37′38.12″N 92°19′21.28″E / 20.6272556°N 92.3225778°E / 20.6272556; 92.3225778
Area8 km2 (3.1 sq mi)
Administration
Bangladesh
Demographics
Population7,000
Pop. density875 /km2 (2,266 /sq mi)

St. Martin's Island is a small island (about 8 square kilometres) in the northeast of the Bay of Bengal. It is about 9 km south of the tip of the Cox's Bazar-Teknaf peninsula, and is the southernmost part of Bangladesh. There is a small connected island that is separated at high tide, called Chhera Island. It is about 8 km west of the northwest coast of Myanmar, at the mouth of the Naf River.