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
Location Bay of Bengal
Coordinates 12°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
Archipelago Andaman Islands
Adjacent bodies of water Indian Ocean
Total islands 1
Major islands
  • Henry Lawrence
Area 54.7 km2 (21.1 sq mi)[1]
Length 6 km (3.7 mi)
Width 14 km (8.7 mi)
Coastline 36.5 km (22.68 mi)
Highest elevation 137 m (449 ft)[2]
Administration
District South Andaman
Island group Andaman Islands
Island sub-group Ritchie's Archipelago
Tehsil Port Blair Tehsil
Demographics
Population 0 (2011)
Pop. density 0.00 /km2 (0 /sq mi)
Ethnic groups Hindu, Andamanese
Additional information
Time zone
PIN 744202[3]
Telephone code 031927 [4]
ISO code IN-AN-00[5]
Official website www.and.nic.in
Literacy 84.4%
Avg. summer temperature 30.2 °C (86.4 °F)
Avg. winter temperature 23.0 °C (73.4 °F)
Sex ratio 1.2/
Census Code 35.639.0004
Official Languages Hindi, English

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) | India and the Bay of Bengal" (PDF) (173). National Geospatial-intelligence Agency, United States Government. 2014. Retrieved 2016-09-23. 
  3. ^ "A&N Islands - Pincodes". 22 September 2016. Archived from the original on 23 March 2014. Retrieved 22 September 2016. 
  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.