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About Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andaman and Nicobar Islands is formed with several islands on the ocean of Bay of Bengal. These islands are divided in two groups namely the Andaman Islands and the Nicobar Islands. These islands entirely called as "Andaman & Nikobar Islands". It is a union territory of most south-eastern corner of India and it covers an area of 8249 Sq Km and about 379944 people reside here according to the census report 2011.
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The capital city of Andaman-Nicobar Islands is Port Blair, as well as it is the largest city of the state located in Andaman Islands group. Other major cities of the territory are Car Nicobar, Diglipur, great Nicobar, Mayabunder, Rangat, Veer Savarkar, Bumbooflat and Garacharma. This UT is build up with three administrative districts, namely North and Middle Andaman district, South Andaman district and Nicobar District. Read more...
Climate of Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Weather in summer: Normally the summer season of Andaman and Nicobar Islands is continued from end of January to mid of mid-June. Average temperature in summer varies from 22°C to 31°C and some destructive storms hit this territory during this season.
Weather in monsoon: Normally the monsoon season of Andaman and Nicobar Islands is continued for a long term. It starts from mid-May and continues to November. Rain and cloud is very common to this state and it receives more or less rainfalls not only in monsoon but also in all seasons of the UT. The average annual rainfall of the UT is approximately 280 cm.
People Language and Religions
Major Religions: The majority of the people in Andaman and Nicobar Islands mainly follow Hinduism. But some other community groups also inhabit infrequently in this territory like Christian, Muslim, Sikh and some native tribes.
Major Festivals: The people of Andaman and Nicobar Islands traditionally practice a rich culture with several attractive religious and cultural festivals. Some festivals are so enjoyable that thousands of traveler journey here to enjoy those festivals.
Among them most attractive are Subhash Mela at Havelock Island (per year in January), Vivekanada Mela at Neil Island (per year in January), Block Mela (January or February per year) and Krishna Janmashthami.
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