Location & Area

Location

Location

Bay of Bengal

Longitude

920 to 940 East

Latitude

60 to 140 North

Altitude (highest point)

Andaman Islands (North)

Saddle Peak

732 Meters

Andaman Islands (South)

Mount Harriet

365 Meters

Area

Total Area

8249 Sq.km

Andaman District

6408 Sq.km

Nicobar District

1841 Sq.km

Urban area

 16.64 Sq.km

Rural Area

8232.36 Sq.km

Length and breadth of Andaman Islands

Total Length

467kms

Maximum Width

52 Kms

Average Width

24 kms

Length and Breadth of Nicobar Islands

Total Length

259 kms

Maximum Width

58 kms

Biggest Island in Andaman Group

Middle Andaman Island

1536 Sq.Km

Biggest Island in Nicobar Group

Great Nicobar Island

1045 Sq.Km.

Smallest Island in Andaman Group

Ross Island

0.8 Sq Km.

Smallest Island in Nicobar Group

Pilomillow Island

1.3 Sq.Km

Distance by Sea (in kms.)

Between Port Blair & Chennai

1190

Between Port Blair & Calcutta

1255

Between Port Blair & Vishakapatnam

1200

Distance by Air Kms.

Between Calcutta & Port Blair

1303

Between Chennai & Port Blair

1330

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