Andaman and Nicobar Islands


Capital & Largest city:
Port Blair

No. Of districts:
3

Area:
8,073 sq.km(3,117 sq mi)

Language:
English, Hindi

Date of establishment:
1st November 1956

Population:
379,944

Literacy Rate:
86.27%

Population Density:
46 per sq.km

Forest Area:
86.2% of the total land area.

Agriculture:
Paddy, oilseeds and vegetables

Industry:
Small scale industries and handicraft units; Tourism plays an important role in the economy of the union territory.

Tribes:
Andamanese, Chariar, Chari, Kora, Tabo, Bo, Yere, Kede, Bea, Balawa, Bojigiyab, Juwai, Kol, Jarawas, Nicobarese, Onges, Sentinelese, Shom.