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Andaman and Nicobar Islands - Basic Statistics

Nationality :India
Districts : 3, South Andaman / North and Middle Andaman / Nicobar Islands
Capital City :Port Blair
Airport : Veer Savarkar Airport, Port Blair [VOPB | IXZ]
ISD Code +91-3192
STD Code :03192
Currency :Rupee (INR)
Global position :Bay of Bengal
Geographical Location : 92°to 94° East Longitude
6° to 14° North Latitude
Coastal Line :approx. 1962 km
Humidity :80% to 100%
Mean Maximum Temperature :31° C
Mean Minimum Temperature : 23 ° C
The Total Area : 8,249 sq. km
(6408 : Andaman + 1841:Nicobar)
Area - Andaman Islands North & Middle Andaman District 3302 sq. km
South Andaman District 3106 sq. km
Total No. of Islands : approx. 572 (?exact figure unknown)
Length of Andaman Islands (Combined) 467 Km
Width of Andaman islands 52 Km (maximum)
24 Km (average)
Length of Nicobar Islands (Combined) 259 km
Width of Nicobar islands 58 Km (maximum)
Islands inhabited by humans : 38 (26 in Andaman & 12 in Nicobar)
Smallest Inhabited Islands Curlew Island 0.03 Sq. Km. (Andamans)
Pilomillow Island 1.3 Sq. km (Nicobars)
Biggest Inhabited Islands Middle Andaman Island 1536 Sq. Km (Andamans)
Great Nicobar Island 1045 Sq. Km (Nicobars)
Total forest cover ~ 92%
Rainy Months: June to September
Ideal tourist months : October to April
Perennial Rivers : Kalpong (North Andaman), Alexendra,
Dagmar and Galathea (Great Nicobar)
Highest Points : Saddle Peak 732 Meters (North Andaman)
Mount Thullier 642 Meters (Great Nicobar)
Highest Points Near Port Blair Ford's Peak 433 Meters (Rutland - South Andaman)
Mount Harriet 383 Meters (South Andaman)
Total Population : 3,79,944 (2011) | 202330-Males | 177614-Females
3,56,265 (2001)
Population Density:43 (2011)
41 (2001)
Sex Ratio878 (2011)
846 (2001)
Major Languages : Hindi, Bangla, Tamil, Malayalam, English,
Nicobarese, Punjabi
Other Languages : Telugu, Oriya, Karen, Marathi,
Local Tribal dialects
Literacy rate : 90.27%

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