Napier Bay Islands

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Napier Bay Islands
Napier Bay Islands is located in Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Napier Bay Islands
Napier Bay Islands
Napier Bay Islands is located in Bay of Bengal
Napier Bay Islands
Napier Bay Islands
Napier Bay Islands (Bay of Bengal)
Geography
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
Area6.63 km2 (2.56 sq mi)[1]
Highest elevation237 m (778 ft)[2]
Administration
DistrictSouth Andaman
Island groupAndaman Islands
Island sub-groupGreat Andaman
TehsilFerrargunj Tehsil
Demographics
Population0 (2016)
Pop. density0.00 /km2 (0 /sq mi)
Ethnic groupsHindu, Andamanese
Additional information
Time zone
PIN744206[3]
Telephone code031927 [4]
ISO codeIN-AN-00[5]
Official websitewww.and.nic.in
Literacy84.4%
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

Napier Bay Islands is a group of islands 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 islands are 30 km (19 mi) north of Port Blair.

Geography[edit]

The islands are situated north of Shoal Bay. The northern islands of this group form part of a natural harbour called Port Meadows.

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. 285.
  3. ^ "A&N Islands - Pincodes (used shoal bay)". 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 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.