List of districts of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands

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Presently, the Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands comprises 3 districts:

Code[1] District Headquarters Population (2011)[2] area in square kilometres, and the population density per square kilometre.[2] Area (km²) Density (/km²)[2]
NI Nicobar Car Nicobar 36,819 1,841 20
NA North and Middle Andaman Mayabunder 105,539 3,227 32
SA South Andaman Port Blair 237,586 3,181 80


On 1 August 1974 Nicobar district was separated from Andaman district. On 18 August 2006, Andaman district was bifurcated into two districts: North and Middle Andaman district and South Andaman district.


  1. ^ "NIC Policy on format of e-mail Address: Appendix (2): Districts Abbreviations as per ISO 3166–2" (PDF). Ministry Of Communications and Information Technology, Government of India. 18 August 2004. pp. 5–10. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 September 2008. Retrieved 24 November 2008.
  2. ^ a b c "Indian Districts by Population, Growth Rate, Sex Ratio 2011 Census". 2011 census of India. Retrieved 27 December 2012.

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