Kamorta Island

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Kamorta Island
Native name: कमोर्ता
Kamorta Island is located in Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Kamorta Island
Location in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India
Location Bay of Bengal
Coordinates 8°07′N 93°30′E / 8.12°N 93.5°E / 8.12; 93.5Coordinates: 8°07′N 93°30′E / 8.12°N 93.5°E / 8.12; 93.5
Archipelago Nicobar Islands
Adjacent bodies of water Indian Ocean
Total islands 1
Major islands
  • Kamorta Island    
Area 131 km2 (51 sq mi)[1]
Length 25.5 km (15.84 mi)
Width 8 km (5 mi)
Coastline 108 km (67.1 mi)
Highest elevation 186 m (610 ft)
Highest point [2]
District Nicobar
Island group Nicobar Islands
Subdivisions of India Nancowry Subdivision
Taluk Nancowry
Largest settlement
(population 1870)
Demonym Hindi
Population 3688 (2011)
Pop. density 0 /km2 (0 /sq mi)
Ethnic groups Hindu, Nicobarese
Additional information
Time zone
PIN 744301
Telephone code 03192
Official website www.and.nic.in
ISO Code IN-AN-00[3]
Literacy 84.4%
Avg. summer temperature 32.0 °C (89.6 °F)
Avg. winter temperature 28.0 °C (82.4 °F)
Sex ratio /
unit_pref Metric
Census Code 35.638.0002
Official Languages Hindi, English, Tamil
Car (regional)

Kamorta Island is an island in the Nicobar Islands chain of India, located in the northeast Indian Ocean between the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea.


INS Kardip is a naval forward operating base of the joint-services Andaman and Nicobar Command on Kamorta island. The Indian Navy's Kamorta-class Corvette is named after the island.


Kalatapu is the main village on this island. According to the 2011 census of India, The Island has 915 households.[4] List of villages from north to south and population:


The island belongs to the township of Nancowry of Nancowry tehsil.[5] [6]

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  1. ^ "Islandwise Area and Population - 2011 Census" (PDF). Government of Andaman. 
  2. ^ Info
  3. ^ Registration Plate Numbers added to ISO Code
  4. ^ "District Census Handbook - Andaman & Nicobar Islands" (PDF). 2011 Census of India. Directorate of Census Operations, Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Retrieved 2015-07-21. 
  5. ^ Tehsils
  6. ^ "Andaman and Nicobar Islands villages" (PDF). Land Records Information Systems Division, NIC. Retrieved 2015-07-25.