ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR ISLANDS: PLACES TO VISIT

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are a group of islands in the Bay of Bengal, to the West of Thailand and Myanmar and separated from them by the Andaman Sea. They constitute a "Union Territory" of India.

map map
Map of India showing the location of Andaman
And Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal

ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR STATS:

Total Area: 8,073 Sq. Km (3,117 Sq. Mi)
POPULATION (2012): 380,500
CAPITAL CITY: Port Blair  
LARGEST CITY: Port Blair  
LITERACY RATE:
HDI: 0.778
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE: English  
Official Website: www.and.nic.in  

 

tribe tribe
Cactus garden
These two photographs show some tribal inhabitants of the islands and some other natives

 

resort

resort
These two pictures are of resorts in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands

 

Carbyn’s Cove Beach
Carbyn's Cove Beach

 

Mahatma Gandhi Marine Museum
Mahatma Gandhi Marine Museum

 

Gandhi  Park
Gandhi Park

 

North Bay Beach
North Bay Beach

 

Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex
Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex

 

Wandoor Beach
Wandoor Beach

 

The Sound and Light Show in the Cellular Jail
The Sound and Light Show in the Cellular Jail

 

STATE SYMBOLS: (COURTESY WIKIPEDIA)

State animal Dugong or Sea Cow dugong
State bird Andaman Wood Pigeon (Columba palumboides) wood pigeon
State tree Andaman Padauk (Pterocarpus dalbergioides) paduak
State seal   seal


TOURIST INFORMATION:

Andaman Tourism (ANIIDCO)
TTDC Complex, Wallajah Road,
Near Kalaivanar Arangam
Chennai 600102

www.aniidco.nic.in
Phone: 91-44-25360952, 24743238
Mobile: 91-09841015934