Belle Island (Andaman and Nicobar Islands)

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Belle Island
Nickname: West Baratang Island
Belle Island is located in Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Belle Island
Belle Island
Location of Belle Island
Geography
LocationBay of Bengal
Coordinates12°12′N 92°44′E / 12.20°N 92.74°E / 12.20; 92.74Coordinates: 12°12′N 92°44′E / 12.20°N 92.74°E / 12.20; 92.74
ArchipelagoAndaman Islands
Adjacent bodies of waterIndian Ocean
Area22.8 km2 (8.8 sq mi)[1]
Length6.2 km (3.85 mi)
Width5.0 km (3.11 mi)
Coastline31.33 km (19.468 mi)
Highest elevation0 m (0 ft)
Administration
DistrictNorth and Middle Andaman
Island groupAndaman Islands
Island sub-groupWest Baratang Group
TalukRangat Taluk
Demographics
Population0 (2016)
Additional information
Time zone
PIN744202[2]
Telephone code031927 [3]
ISO codeIN-AN-00[4]
Official websitewww.and.nic.in
Literacy84.4%
Avg. summer temperature30.2 °C (86.4 °F)
Avg. winter temperature23.0 °C (73.4 °F)
Sex ratio1.2/
Census Code35.639.0004
Official LanguagesHindi, English

Belle Island is an island of the Andaman Islands. It belongs to the North and Middle Andaman administrative district, part of the Indian union territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.[5] The island lies 58 km (36 mi) north from Port Blair.

Geography[edit]

The island belongs to the West Baratang Group and is situated no more than 400 meters west of Baratang Island. It is, along neighbouring Baratang Islands, part of Rangat Taluk.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Islandwise Area and Population - 2011 Census" (PDF). Government of Andaman.
  2. ^ "A&N Islands - Pincodes". 22 September 2016. Archived from the original on 23 March 2014. Retrieved 22 September 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  3. ^ "STD Codes of Andaman and Nicobar". allcodesindia.in. Retrieved 23 September 2016.
  4. ^ Registration Plate Numbers added to ISO Code
  5. ^ "Village Code Directory: Andaman & Nicobar Islands" (PDF). Census of India. Retrieved 16 January 2011.
  6. ^ "DEMOGRAPHIC – A&N ISLANDS" (PDF). andssw1.and.nic.in. Retrieved 23 September 2016.