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ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR ISLANDS

FACTS

Languages

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Hindi, Tamil, English, and Bengali.

Crops

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Areca nut, coconut, fruits, rice and rubber.

Industries

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Handicrafts and wood- based industries.

Airports

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Port Blair.

Time to visit

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December to April.

Festivals

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Durga Puja - Sept.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands


The 224 islands that form this Union Territory in the Bay of Bengal have an area of around 8200 sq. km. There is also more number of uninhabited islands.

The headquarters of this Union Territory is well connected with Madras and Calcutta by air as well as by sea. Boats are available for inter-island trips. The islands are lushly forested and golden-beached. Many of the islands are just opening up to tourists.

PLACES OF INTEREST
Car Nicobar
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Beaches and Tribals.
Great Nicobar
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Tribals and Beaches.
Little Andaman
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Beach, Coral Reef.
Nancowry
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Capital of the Union Territory, Cellular Jail, Beaches, boating, museum, Fishing and Elephant Nursery.
Port Blair
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Ruins of British settlements, wildlife reserve.
Ross Island
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Tribals.
South Sentinel
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Special Fauna like the Green Turtle and the Giant Crab.