Consisting of more than 1074 people, Haa. Kelaa is located in the eastern side of the atoll, roughly 3 km long and 1 kilometer wide. It has a very interesting history attached to it. In 1934, the British established a staging post here and until the end of World War II, it functioned as the northerly counterpart to RAF Gan in the south of the country. A mosque built during the reign of Sultan Mohamed Ibn Ali or so called Muhammad Mohyeddine is located here as well
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The island is famous for the beautiful beach that surrounds the island and a mangrove that's located in the island as well.
This island also has radar stations built by the Japanese Government and a gun warehouse which makes the island unique to others.
Details of a famous person from the island.
He was one of the most famous fisherman in our island. He also received the best fisherman’s award from former President Mohamed Nasheed.
She was an old lady who used to live in a small house all alone. She was deaf and mute. All the kids in the neighborhood used to be scared of her, but she was a very nice and strong woman. She doesn’t have any family members; her husband and her children also have passed away.