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Andaman and Nicobar Islands (India)     [122]
(Union Territory of India)
LAND AREA: 8120 sq. km
NUMBER OF ISLANDS BY SIZE (sq. km):
>17,000 >10,000 >1,000 >100 >10 >1 <1 Unknown TOTAL
0 0 2 7 0 0 0 0 9
DEMOGRAPHY
  POPULATION: 185254 (1981)
  DENSITY: 23 persons/sq. km    GROWTH RATE: 0%/year
  POP AGR/FISH/MINING: 64%
  LIFE EXPECTANCY: 61.3 years,  ADULT LITERACY: 51.2%
  INFANT MORTALITY: 74 per/1000 (1994), versus 165 (1960)
  HUMAN DEVELOPMENT INDEX: 0.446
ECONOMY
  GDP/Capita: $407  GDP/Capita PPP: $1348
  GDP/Capita: 1960 $206, 1970 $241, 1980 $262, 1990 $377
ENVIRONMENT (see also individual islands)
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Last updated 08/02/98


Islands of Andaman and Nicobar Islands (India)
Baratang (India - Andaman Islands)
Barren (India - Andaman Islands)
Camorta (India - Nicobar Islands)
Car Nicobar (India - Nicobar Islands)
Great Nicobar (India - Nicobar Islands)
Havelock (India - Andaman Islands)
Interview (India - Andaman Islands)
Katchall (India - Nicobar Islands)
Little Andaman (India - Andaman Islands)
Little Nicobar (India - Nicobar Islands)
Narcondum (India - Andaman Islands)
North Andaman (India - Andaman Islands)
Rutland (India - Andaman Islands)
South Andaman (India - Andaman Islands)
Tarasa Dwip (India - Nicobar Islands)


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