General Information of Andaman & Nicobar Islands


Location Bay of Bengal
Latitude 6° to 14° North Longitude 92° to 94° East

Altitude (Highest Point):

Andaman Islands Nicobar Islands
Saddle Peak(North Andaman Island) 732 Metres Mount Thullier (Great Nicobar Island) 642 Metres
  Coastline 1962 Kms


Place Sq. Km
Andaman District 3106
Nicobar District 1841
North & Middle Andaman 3302
RURAL AREA 8222.36
Sub Division Wise
Mayabunder 3428
South Andaman 2980
Car Nicobar 129
Nancowry 1712
Tehsil Wise
Diglipur 884
Mayabunder 1348
Rangat 1070
Ferrargunj 1085
Port Blair 2021
Car Nicobar 129
Nancowry 1712

Length & Breadth:

Length and Breadth of Andaman Islands
Total Length 467 Kms
Maximum Width 52 Kms
Average Width 24 kms
Length and Breadth of Nicobar Islands
Total Length 259 Kms
Maximum Width 58 Kms
Biggest inhabitant Island in Andaman Group
Middle Andaman Island 1536 Sq.Km
Biggest inhabitant Island in Nicobar Group
Great Nicobar Island 1045 Sq.Km.
Smallest inhabitant Island in Andaman Group
Curlew Island 0.3 Sq Km
Smallest inhabitant Island in Nicobar Group
Pilomillow Island 1.3 Sq.Km


Distance by Sea (in Kms)
Between Port Blair & Chennai 1190
Between Port Blair & kolkatta 1255
Between Port Blair & Vishakapatnam 1200
Distance by Air (in Kms)
Between kolkatta & Port Blair 1303
Between Chennai & Port Blair 1330

Source: Population census website of RGI, GoI

Go to top