West Baratang Group

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West Baratang Islands
West Baratang Islands is located in Andaman and Nicobar Islands
West Baratang Islands
West Baratang Islands
Location of West Baratang Group
Geography
LocationBay of Bengal
Coordinates12°12′N 92°44′E / 12.20°N 92.74°E / 12.20; 92.74Coordinates: 12°12′N 92°44′E / 12.20°N 92.74°E / 12.20; 92.74
ArchipelagoAndaman Islands
Adjacent bodies of waterIndian Ocean
Total islands20
Major islands
Area40.05 km2 (15.46 sq mi)[1]
Highest elevation136 m (446 ft)[2]
Administration
DistrictNorth and Middle Andaman
Island groupAndaman Islands
Island sub-groupGreat Andaman
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

West Baratang Group are an island group of the Andaman Islands, located west of Baratang Island.

Administration[edit]

Politically, the Baratang Islands, are part of Rangat Taluk.[6] The islands are also known as Port Anson Islands.

Fauna[edit]

Parrot island is a famous tourist spot.[7][8] It is a small uninhabited island located near Baratang Jetty. What makes it attractive for tourists is the mystery that this island holds which calls thousands of parrots every evening.

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. 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. ^ "DEMOGRAPHIC – A&N ISLANDS" (PDF). andssw1.and.nic.in. Retrieved 23 September 2016.
  7. ^ pic1
  8. ^ pic2 wandur