Hatiya Island

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Hatiya Island is an island in the northern Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh, at the mouth of the Meghna river. The Island falls under Hatiya Upazila of Noakhali District. The island has an area of 371 km2. Other major offshore islands of this region are Bhola Island (which is the largest) and Manpura Island. All of these islands are densely populated.[1] It is frequently subject to cyclones and destructive ocean waves.

In 2015, Bangladesh government decided to relocate some Rohingya Muslims to Hatiya Island.[2]


Abdullah Al Mamun's last film "Doriya Parer Doulati" is based on life in Hatia Island.[3]


  1. ^ Amin, Murtaza. "Hatia Islands (island cluster, Bangladesh)". Britannica Online Encyclopedia. Retrieved 5 December 2011.
  2. ^ "Dhaka Plans to Relocate Rohingya". The Hindu.
  3. ^ Correspondent. ""Doriya Parer Doulati": Abdullah Al Mamun's last film to hit the big screen". The Daily Star. Retrieved 14 June 2015.

Coordinates: 22°40′N 91°00′E / 22.667°N 91.000°E / 22.667; 91.000