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Lakshadweep (India)     [123]
(Union Territory of India)
LAND AREA: 32 sq. km
NUMBER OF ISLANDS BY SIZE (sq. km):
>17,000 >10,000 >1,000 >100 >10 >1 <1 Unknown TOTAL
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
DEMOGRAPHY
  POPULATION: 40237 (1981)
  DENSITY: 1257 persons/sq. km    GROWTH RATE: 0%/year
  POP AGR/FISH/MINING: 70%
  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: $246
ENVIRONMENT (see also individual islands)
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Last updated 08/02/98


Islands of Lakshadweep (India)
Amini (India - Lakshadweep Union Territory)
Androth (India - Lakshadweep Union Territory)
Cheriyam (India - Lakshadweep Union Territory)
Kadmat (India - Lakshadweep Union Territory)
Kalpeni (India - Lakshadweep Union Territory)
Kavaratti (India - Lakshadweep Union Territory)
Kiltan (India - Lakshadweep Union Territory)
Minicoy (India - Lakshadweep Union Territory)


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