ISLANDS OF INDIA

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States & Union Territories which have and are comprised of Islands are as follows.

  1. Andaman Nicobar Islands has about 572 Islands out if which 80% is uninhabited. Can’t name all of them. But here the few main ones.
  • South Andaman ( Port Blair & Bambooflat)
  • North & Middle Andaman ( Mayabunder, Rangat, Diglipur)
  • Little Andaman (Hutbay)
  • Campbell Bay (Mini Punjab)
  • Car Nicobar (Headquarters of Nicobar Island)
  • Kamorta
  • Katchal
  • Avis & Interview
  • Ross & Smith

 

  1. Andhra Pradeshhas four Islands :
  • Bhavani
  • Divisima
  • Hope Island
  • Sriharikota ( Indian Space Research Organisation Rocket Launch Site)

 

  1. Assam has threeIslands : Dibru Saikhowa, Majuli & Umananda Island
  2. Bihar has an Island too : Raghopuris Situated between two streams of the Ganges river, it is a river island. It is connected to Patna by Pipa pul.
  3. Daman & Diu out of which Diu is an Island.
  4. Goahas whoa ! So many great Islands : Anjediva, Chorao, Chumbarjua, Divar, Sao Jacinto, Sir Estevam, Tiswadi, Vanxim, Grande Island & Pequenio.
  5. Islands in Gujarat Bet Dwarka, Gangto Bet, Kabirvad, Dholavira, Khadir Bet Island, Kutch district, Kutch Island, Nanda Bet Island, Piram Island, Pirotan Island, Shiyal Bet Island
  6. Jammu & Kashmir : Char Chinar (Ropa Lank) & Zanu Lank.
  7. Karnataka: Basavaraj Durga Islands, Netrani, Kurumgad, Nisargadhama, Pavoor Uliya, Srirangapatna, St. Mary’s Island & Uppinakudru Islands.
  8. Keralaalso has about twenty plus Islands which are : Willingdon, Vypil, Venduruthy, Nedungad, Munroe, Padangal, Kohad, Gundu, Elumanthiruthu, Dharmadam, Chavara Thekkumbhagom, Edayilakkad, Pathiramanal, Pizhala, Poochakkal, Pulinkunnoo, Ramanthuruth, Sathar & Vallarpadam.
  9. Lakshadweepcomprises of 25+ Islands of which main ones are : Aminidive, Laccadive & Minicoy.
  10. Madhya Pradesh has oneIsland namely Mandhata.
  11. Maharashtrahas a lot of Islands too, here they are : Ambu, Butcher, Cross, Elephanta, Gowalkot, Hog, Khanderi, Madh, Marve, Middle Ground Isle, Murud Janjira, Oyster Rock, Panju, Salsette, Sinoy Hill, Suvarnadurg, Underi & Yashwantgad.
  12. Mumbaiis comprised of seven islands : Bombay Old, Colaba, Mahim, Old Woman’s Island, Mazgaon, Parel & Worli. (Didn’t know that. Right ?)
  13. Manipur has a couple of Islandscalled : Floating Islands & Keibul Lamjao.
  14. Odisha, undoubtedly has sevenof them : Abdul Kalam Island or Wheeler Island, Cattle, Hukitola, Kalijai, Kanika, Nalbana & Parikud Island.
  15. Tamil Naduhas fourteen Islands, some of which are man made/artificial Islands : Vivekananda Rock, Pamban, Muyal Theevu, Rama Setu, Srirangam, Pullivasal, Kattupalli, The Quibble, Upputhanni, Nallathanni Theevu, Krusadai, & Katchatheevu.
  16. West Bengal has one Island : Bhutni Island
  17.  SUNDERBANS