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Where is Maldives and Andaman Nicobar?
Andaman and Nicobar Islands is a union territory of India located in the Bay of Bengal. This archipelago has about 572 islands of which 36 are inhabited. Maldives is an island country with 26 island corals and 1190 islands out of which around 200 are inhabited.
Which country is Andaman and Nicobar Islands?
Andaman and Nicobar Islands, union territory, India, consisting of two groups of islands at the southeastern edge of the Bay of Bengal.
Is Maldives and Andaman same?
Natural Landscape Maldives Vs Andaman The Maldives is located in the Laccadive sea, towards the south-west region of Sri Lanka and is a tiny archipelago consisting of 1192 small islands. On the other hand, the Andaman and Nicobar islands are an unblemished beauty engulfed by nature from all around.
Which foreign country is near Andaman?
The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are one of the seven union territories of India. It is a group of islands at the junction of the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea. Myanmar is the nearest mainland to the island.
Which is better Maldives or Lakshadweep?
The Maldives are a favored destination when it comes to shopping. Although Lakshadweep has fewer places that will entertain the shoppers, Agatti Island, Kavaratti and Minicoy islands are few places that take the top spot in this regard.
What is largest island in Asia?
Borneo (/ˈbɔːrnioʊ/; Indonesian: Kalimantan) is the third-largest island in the world and the largest in Asia. At the geographic centre of Maritime Southeast Asia, in relation to major Indonesian islands, it is located north of Java, west of Sulawesi, and east of Sumatra.
Where are the Andaman and Nicobar Islands located?
The Andaman Islands form an archipelago in the Bay of Bengal between India, to the west, and Myanmar, to the north and east. Most are part of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands which are the Union Territory of India, while a small number in the north of the archipelago, including the Coco Islands, belong to Myanmar.
Which is better to visit the Maldives or the Andamans?
While both Maldives and Andaman are equally good to visit but the Maldives has private islands for their tourists and Andamans is covered in every way with natural beauty. Is the Maldives good for couples?
Do you need a permit to visit the Andamans?
Indians don’t need permits to visit the Andamans, except, understandably, for Nicobar Islands and tribal areas. If you do manage to get permits to go to the non-touristy parts of the Maldives, you’ll soon realise why the Maldives have islands specifically meant for tourists to have a good time.
When did the tsunami hit the Andaman and Nicobar Islands?
On 26 December 2004, the coasts of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands were devastated by a 10 m (33 ft) high tsunami following an undersea earthquake in the Indian Ocean. More than 2,000 people lost their lives, 4,000 children were orphaned or suffered the loss of one parent, and at least 40,000 people were rendered homeless.