Andaman Islands, island group, Andaman and Nicobar Islands union territory, India, lying in the Indian Ocean about 850 miles (1,370 km) east of the Indian subcontinent.
How many islands are in India?
India has a total of 1,382 off-shore identified islands.
Which islands are not a part of India?
Pages in category “Uninhabited islands of India”
- Bangaram Atoll.
- Barren Island (Andaman Islands)
- Belle Island (Andaman and Nicobar Islands)
- Bluff Island (Andaman and Nicobar Islands)
- Boning Island.
- The Brothers (Andaman and Nicobar Islands)
- Button Islands (Andaman and Nicobar Islands)
What are the main islands of India?
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- Majuli Island.
- Havelock Island, Andaman.
- Barren Island, Andaman.
- Lakshadweep Islands.
- Diu Island.
- Golden Island.
- St. Mary’s Island, Karnataka.
- Divar Island, Goa.
Is Maldives Indian?
History. Maldives is located south of India’s Lakshadweep Islands in the Indian Ocean. … India was one of the first nations to recognise Maldives’ independence. Since then, India and Maldives have developed close strategic, military, economic and cultural relations.
Is Goa an island off India?
Goa, state of India, comprising a mainland district on the country’s southwestern coast and an offshore island. It is located about 250 miles (400 km) south of Mumbai (Bombay).
Which is the biggest island in India?
The Andrott Island is the largest island with an area of 4.90 sq km, length of 4.66 km and a maximum width of 1.43 km.
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Who is founder of India?
Le Corbusier is the founder of “India”.
Which country is closest to Andaman islands?
Andaman and Nicobar  are a large group of nearly 600 islands in the Bay of Bengal. Though they are a part of India politically, they are closer to Myanmar and Thailand than to the Indian mainland.