Lakshadweep


Capital:
Kavaratti

Largest city:
Andrott

No. Of districts:
1

Area:
32 sq.km (12 sq mi)

Language:
English, Malayalam

Date of establishment:
1st November 1956

Population:
65,473

Literacy Rate:
92.28%

Population Density:
2013 per sq.km

Agriculture:
fishing and coconut cultivation

Industry:
Fisheries, production of fibre products, tourism and desalination are major industries

Neighbouring states:
Kerala and Karnataka

Art & Culture:

  1. Festivals: Eid-Ul-Fitr, Muharram, Bakra Eid and Milad-Un-Nabi are the most celebrated festivals.

Animal:
Butterfly fish (Chaetodon decussatus)

Bird:
Sooty Tern (Onychoprion fuscata)