A chain of beauteous beaches, pictorial islands, and alluring water-fronts, Andaman and Nicobar Island is garnished by the beauty and splendour of the Bay of Bengal. A treasure trove for the nature, beach, water and history lovers, these bunch of islands are the flawless holiday spots to invest qual... Show more
A chain of beauteous beaches, pictorial islands, and alluring water-fronts, Andaman and Nicobar Island is garnished by the beauty and splendour of the Bay of Bengal. A treasure trove for the nature, beach, water and history lovers, these bunch of islands are the flawless holiday spots to invest quality time along with perceive and discovering the dazzling beauty of the nature.
The earliest archaeological declaration yet documented goes back about 2,200 years. However, Historical and Cultural Studies recommend that the indigenous Andamanese people may have been detached from other populations since some time during the Middle Palaeolithic, which concluded 30,000 years ago. Since that time, the Andamanese have variegated into distinct linguistic, cultural and provincial groups. The Nicobar Islands emerge to have been populated by people of different backgrounds. At the time of the European influence, the indigenous inhabitants were the Nicobarese people, speaking a Mon-Khmer language and the Shompen, whose language is of unpredictable affiliation. Both are unrelated to the Andamanese, but being dependent to the Myanmarese.
There are 349 islands in the province covers an area of 8,249 sq. km. of these, about 38 are enduringly owned. The islands prolong from 6° to 14° North latitudes and from 92° to 94° East longitudes. The Andamans are disassociated from the Nicobar group by a channel some 150 km wide. The upper most point is located in North Andaman Island (Saddle Peak at 732 m). The Andaman chain has 325 islands which cover an area of 6,170 sq. km. while the Nicobar group has only 24 islands with an area of 1,765 sq. km.
The Island Tourism Festival is the annual beneficial event organized for aggrandizement of tourism and entertainment for islanders. The preeminent events are adhered at Port Blair. After all, different programmes, as a chunk of festival are likewise organized in alternative sites such as Wimberlygunj, Wandoor, Neil Island, Havelock Island, Rangat, Mayabunder, Diglipur, Hut Bay, Car Nicobar, Kamorta, Campbell Bay.