Spend your holidays in the Islands of Andaman and Nicobar, India. Andaman and Nicobar Islands is a host of over 570 islands, with 38 islands that are permanently inhabited by the people.

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are located in the Bay of Bengal belonging to India but closer to south east Asia. From being known as Kalapani (Black waters) due to the cruel history of the British Ruling in India. The capital is the Andamanese town of Port Blair. The capital of Nicobar Islands is Car Nicobar also known as Malacca. Andaman and Nicobar Islands is a host of over 570 islands, with 38 islands that are permanently inhabited by the people.

Location
Latitude-6° to 14°North
Longitude-92° to 94°
Area-8,249 square kilometers
Climate-Tropical climate
Temperature-23°(minimum) and 31° (maximum)
People-Onge, Jarawa, Andamanese and Sentinelese of Negroid descent; Shompen and Nicobarese of Mongoloid descent
Population-280,661
Languages-Nicobarese, Telegu, Tamil, Malayalam, Hindi and Bengali
Religion-Hinduism, Islam, Christianity and others.
Highest Peak-Saddle Peak
Flora-Magroves, epiphytes, woody climbers, timbers, palms, and tropical fruit trees
Fauna-Different types of fishes and corals
Crops-Coconut, Areca nut, Paddy, etc.
Fruits-Mango, Orange,Papaya, Banana, Sapota, Pineapple, etc.

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands is now a major tourist destinations that attracts large number of tourists throughout the world. Some of such locations are:

List of Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Cinque Island
Jolly Buoy
Red Skin Island
Havelock Island
Ross Island
Barren Island

Beaches of Andaman and Nicobar
Corbyn's Cove abd Chirya Tapu
Harminder Bay Beach
Ramnagar Beach
Radhanagar Beach
Karmatang Beach
Wandoor beach

Museums in Andaman and Nicobar
Fisheries Museum
National Memorial
Anthropological Museum

Monuments
Cellular Jail.
Picnic Spots:
Chidiya Tapu
Corbyn's Cove Tourism Complex
Mount Harriet

In Andaman and Nicobar Islands, there are 9 national parks, 96 wildlife sanctuaries and 1 biosphere reserve. Andaman and Nicobar Islands state bird is wood pigeon. The wood pigeon is an endemic bird that is found in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The state animal of Andaman and Nicobar Islands are wild pig or Sus scrofa and macaque or Macaca fascicularis umbra, which are abundantly found in the Nicobar Islands. A rare tree-shrew or Tupaia nicobarica is also one of the state animals at Andaman and Nicobar Islands. All these animals have been declared threatened species by the IUCN in the year 2000.

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