Kyd Island

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Kyd Island
Kyd Island is located in Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Kyd Island
Kyd Island
Location of Kyd Island
LocationBay of Bengal
Coordinates11°57′N 92°45′E / 11.95°N 92.75°E / 11.95; 92.75Coordinates: 11°57′N 92°45′E / 11.95°N 92.75°E / 11.95; 92.75
ArchipelagoAndaman Islands
Adjacent bodies of waterIndian Ocean
Total islands1
Major islands
  • Kyd
Area5.42 km2 (2.09 sq mi)[1]
Length3.29 km (2.044 mi)
Width2.24 km (1.392 mi)
Coastline10.37 km (6.444 mi)
Highest elevation237 m (778 ft)[2]
DistrictSouth Andaman
Island groupAndaman Islands
Island sub-groupNapier Bay Islands
TehsilFerrargunj Tehsil
Population0 (2016)
Pop. density0.00 /km2 (0 /sq mi)
Ethnic groupsHindu, Andamanese
Additional information
Time zone
Telephone code031927 [4]
ISO codeIN-AN-00[5]
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

Kyd 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 lies 30 km (19 mi) north from Port Blair.


The island belongs to the Napier Bay Islands and lies north of Shoal Bay.


Politically, Kyd Island, along with the neighbouring Napier Bay Islands, is part of Ferrargunj Taluk.[7]


The island was formerly inhabited. [8] An Andamani group of inhabitants 'Aca-Bea' used to live on Kyd Island.


  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. 285.
  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". Retrieved 23 September 2016.
  5. ^ Registration Plate Numbers added to ISO Code
  6. ^ "Village Code Directory: Andaman & Nicobar Islands" (PDF). Census of India. Retrieved 16 January 2011.
  7. ^ "DEMOGRAPHIC – A&N ISLANDS" (PDF). Retrieved 23 September 2016.
  8. ^ [1]