Henry Lawrence Island

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Henry Lawrence Island
Nickname: Sir Henry Lawrence Island
Henry Lawrence Island is located in Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Henry Lawrence Island
Henry Lawrence Island
Location of Henry Lawrence Island
Geography
LocationBay of Bengal
Coordinates12°09′N 93°04′E / 12.15°N 93.06°E / 12.15; 93.06Coordinates: 12°09′N 93°04′E / 12.15°N 93.06°E / 12.15; 93.06
ArchipelagoAndaman Islands
Adjacent bodies of waterIndian Ocean
Total islands1
Major islands
  • Henry Lawrence
Area54.7 km2 (21.1 sq mi)[1]
Length6 km (3.7 mi)
Width14 km (8.7 mi)
Coastline36.5 km (22.68 mi)
Highest elevation137 m (449 ft)[2]
Administration
DistrictSouth Andaman
Island groupAndaman Islands
Island sub-groupRitchie's Archipelago
TehsilPort Blair Tehsil
Demographics
Population0 (2011)
Additional information
Time zone
PIN744202[3]
Telephone code031927 [4]
ISO codeIN-AN-00[5]
Official websitewww.and.nic.in

Henry Lawrence Island is an island of the Andaman Islands. It belongs to the South Andaman administrative district, part of the Indian union territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.[6] the island is lying 60 km (37 mi) northeast from Port Blair.

Etymology[edit]

Henry Lawrence island is named after Brigadier-general Sir Henry Montgomery Lawrence.

Geography[edit]

The island belongs to the Ritchie's Archipelago and is located between John Lawrence Island and Inglis Island. it is the second largest Island of the Ritchie's Archipelago, it has an area of 54.7 km2.

Administration[edit]

Politically, Henry Lawrence Island is part of Port Blair Taluk.[7]

Demographics[edit]

The island is uninhabited.

Image gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Islandwise Area and Population - 2011 Census" (PDF). Government of Andaman.
  2. ^ Sailing Directions (Enroute), Pub. 173: India and the Bay of Bengal (PDF). Sailing Directions. United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. 2017. p. 283.
  3. ^ "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)
  4. ^ "STD Codes of Andaman and Nicobar". allcodesindia.in. Retrieved 2016-09-23.
  5. ^ Registration Plate Numbers added to ISO Code
  6. ^ "Village Code Directory: Andaman & Nicobar Islands" (PDF). Census of India. Retrieved 2011-01-16.
  7. ^ "DEMOGRAPHIC – A&N ISLANDS" (PDF). andssw1.and.nic.in. Retrieved 2016-09-23.