Spike Island (Andaman and Nicobar Islands)

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Spike Island
Spike Island is located in Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Spike Island
Spike Island
Location of Spike Island
Geography
LocationBay of Bengal
Coordinates12°16′N 92°43′E / 12.27°N 92.71°E / 12.27; 92.71Coordinates: 12°16′N 92°43′E / 12.27°N 92.71°E / 12.27; 92.71
ArchipelagoAndaman Islands
Adjacent bodies of waterIndian Ocean
Area9.763 km2 (3.770 sq mi)[1]
Length7.3 km (4.54 mi)
Width2.0 km (1.24 mi)
Coastline20.18 km (12.539 mi)
Highest elevation136 m (446 ft)[2]
Administration
DistrictNorth and Middle Andaman
Island groupAndaman Islands
Island sub-groupWest Baratang Group
TalukRangat Taluk
Demographics
Population0 (2016)
Additional information
Time zone
PIN744202[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

Spike Island is an island of the Andaman Islands. It belongs to the North and Middle Andaman administrative district, part of the Indian union territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.[6] The island lies 63 km (39 mi) north from Port Blair.

Geography[edit]

The island belongs to the West Baratang Group and lies north of Bluff Island.

Administration[edit]

Politically, Spike Island, along neighboring Baratang Islands, is part of Rangat Taluk.[7]

Transportation[edit]

you can travel by Dinghy through Port Anson from Mayabuner, on demand.

Demographics[edit]

The island was previously inhabited.[8]

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. 276.
  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 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). andssw1.and.nic.in. Retrieved 23 September 2016.
  8. ^ map