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About Lakshadweep Union Territory
Lakshadweep, literally means "an island built with hundred thousands of Small Island", is located to the most south west part on the Arabian Sea. It is the smallest Union Territory in India with an area of 32 sq km. It previously called as Laccadive, Minicoy, and Amindivi Islands. Its neighboring state Kerala is placed average 250 km away on Malabar Coast. According to the census 2011 of India 64429 people reside here.
(A beautiful small sea beach in Lakshadweep)
Lakshadweep is the one of the world's most beautiful snow white coral sands island systems. This island is divided into three groups namely Amindivi group islands, Laccadive group islands and Minicoy group Islands. These three groups contain thirty-six small islands among them Kavaratti Island is most important with the administrative headquarter Kavaratti city. Some other major islands of Lakshadweep are Agatti, Amini, Andrott, Bitra, Chetlat, Kadmat, Kalpeni, Kiltan and Minicoy Island. Above mention islands are inhabited but rest islands are unoccupied. Read more...
Climate of Lakshadweep
Summer season continue from April to mid-July and temperature varies from 22°C to 36°C. Winter season continue from December to February and temperature varies from 20°C to 30°C. Monsoon season continue from July to October and the average rainfalls during the season is 1650 mm.
Culture of Lakshadweep
Festivals in Lakshadweep: Near about 90% of total population in Lakshadweep belongs to Muslim religion. Usually the common people of the Union Territory celebrate several religious festivals throughout the year. Some popular festivals of Lakshadweep are Id-Ul-Fitr, Bakra Eid, Milad-Ul-Nabi and Muharram.
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