Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Location Bay of Bengal
Total Area 8, 249 Sq. Kms
Andaman Group 6, 408 sq. kms
Nicobar Group 1,841sq.kms.
Urban Area 26.34sq.kms.
Rural Area 8222.66.sq .kms
Capital Port Blair
Important Peaks Saddle Peak – 732 metres
Mount Thullier - 642meters
Mount Harriet - 365meters
Climate Tropical throughout the year with mean minimum temperature at 23 C Maximum at 34 C. Humidity is relatively high- 70% to 90% with a gentle breeze blowing all the time. The weather is generally pleasant with average annual rainfall of 3, 000 mm at Port Blair.
Forest Cover 7171.00 sq.Km
 No. of  Islands  Around 556 Including Islets and rocks 24 Inhabited in Andaman & 13 Inhabited in Nicobar