Port Blair Islands

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Port Blair Islands
Port Blair Islands is located in Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Port Blair Islands
Port Blair Islands
Location of Port Blair Islands
Geography
LocationBay of Bengal
Coordinates11°41′17″N 92°43′26″E / 11.688°N 92.724°E / 11.688; 92.724Coordinates: 11°41′17″N 92°43′26″E / 11.688°N 92.724°E / 11.688; 92.724
ArchipelagoAndaman Islands
Adjacent bodies of waterIndian Ocean
Total islands6
Major islands
Area1.138 km2 (0.439 sq mi)[1]
Highest elevation0 m (0 ft)
Administration
DistrictSouth Andaman
Island groupAndaman Islands
Island sub-groupGreat Andaman
TehsilPort Blair
Largest settlementINS Jarawa
Demographics
Population11 (2011)
Pop. density9.6 /km2 (24.9 /sq mi)
Ethnic groupsHindu, Andamanese
Additional information
Time zone
PIN744101[2]
Telephone code031927[3]
ISO codeIN-AN-00[4]
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

Port Blair Islands are a group of islands situated in the sound of the capital Port Blair of the Andaman Islands. They belong to the South Andaman administrative district, part of the Indian union territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.[5]

History[edit]

see Chatham Saw Mill.

Geography[edit]

The islands are located on North Bay, Navy Bay, Flat Bay, Garacharma Bay, and the vicinity of Ross Island (Andaman).

Administration[edit]

Politically, Port Blair Islands are part of Port Blair Taluk.[6]

Demographics[edit]

There are living quarters for the JPC manager at Chatham Island and several navy officers at the INS Jarawa quarters at Ross Island.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Islandwise Area and Population - 2011 Census" (PDF). Government of Andaman.
  2. ^ "A&N Islands - Pincodes". 22 September 2016. Archived from the original on 23 March 2014. Retrieved 22 September 2016.
  3. ^ "STD Codes of Andaman and Nicobar". allcodesindia.in. Retrieved 23 September 2016.
  4. ^ Registration Plate Numbers added to ISO Code
  5. ^ "Village Code Directory: Andaman & Nicobar Islands" (PDF). Census of India. Retrieved 16 January 2011.
  6. ^ "DEMOGRAPHIC – A&N ISLANDS" (PDF). andssw1.and.nic.in. Retrieved 23 September 2016.