The two major island groups in India are the Lakshadweep islands and the Andaman and Nicobar islands. The Andaman and Nicobar islands are present in the Bay of Bengal and are an India archipelago. In this group of islands there are around 300 islands.
Where are India’s two island groups located?
There are two major island groups in India – one in the Bay of Bengal and the other in the Arabian Sea. It is believed that these islands are an elevated portion of submarine mountains.
Which is the smallest island in India?
The Bitra Island is the smallest inhabited island in the territory having a land area of 0.105 sq km.
|Island at a glance|
|Distance to Malabar coast||483 km from Kochi|
|Total geographical Area||0.10 sq.Kms|
|Maximum Length||0.57 km|
What are two island groups?
Two groups of islands are the Lakshwadeep islands and the Andamar and Nicobar Islands.
What is an island which island are part of India?
|Archipelago||Andaman and Nicobar Islands|
|Major islands||North Andaman Island, Little Andaman, Middle Andaman Island, South Andaman Island|
|Area||6,408 km2 (2,474 sq mi)|
Which island group is part of India?
Andaman Islands, island group, Andaman and Nicobar Islands union territory, India, lying in the Indian Ocean about 850 miles (1,370 km) east of the Indian subcontinent.