General Information

  • 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
    Nicobar Islands
  • Area

    Total Area Sq.km 8249
    Andaman District "" 6408
    Nicobar District "" 1841
    Urban Area "" Â 16.64
    Rural Area "" 8232.36
  • Length and 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 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

    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