Where is lakshadweep?
Lakshadweep is a group of islands in the Laccadive Sea, 120-270 miles off the south western coast of India.
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lakshadweep islands are called coral islands as polyps, over the years when die forms layers of land. it is a natural and slow phenomena. thus, like this Lakshadweep is formed.
There are a total of 39 islands that make up Lakshadweep. There aretwelve atolls, three reefs and five submerged banks. The geographyof Lakshadweep changes frequently with growing reefs andfluctuating ocean levels.
Coral islands are created by tiny sea-creatures called polyps. In order to protect skeletons of Calcium carbonate. When they die, these skeletons turn into large masses of white limestone.
Lakshadweep is made from tiny marine animals known as polyps. The skeleton of these creature after they die are known as coral. Since Lakshadweep contains many polyps it is known as coral islands
Yes, India does own the Lakshadweep Islands. As far as I know, its under India's president's comand. It doesn't have any government in it.
Lakshadweep is made from tiny marine animals known as polyps. The skeleton of these creature after they die are known as coral. Since Lakshadweep contains many polyps it is known as coral islands.
For Indians: All Indian tourists need to get entry permits from the Lakshadweep administration. The four islands open to Indian Tourists are Kalpeni, Kavaratti, Minicoy, and Kadmat. Tours to these islands by ship are organized by the Society for Promotion of Recreational Tourism and Sports (SPORTS)…, an arm of the Lakshadweep administration. Foreign Tourists: Foreign tourists can only visit Bangaram and Kadmat islands. Prior to booking a hotel stay foreign tourists are required to provide the following information: 1. Full Name, 2. Address, 3. Place/Date of Birth, 4. Nationality, 5.Passport Number, 6. Date of Issue/Expiry of Passport. (MORE)
Pitti bird sanctuary is the only bird sanctuary in Lakshadweep. This island is protected under Indian wildlife act 1972. This island is the only place in India where terns breed. Though terns breed in other open reefs like Cheriyapani and Valiyapani Pitti support the highest numbers. For more detail…s, please see the site listed below. (MORE)
sea food and halal meat is thetraditional food of lakhadweep and tradional dress is lungi, kachi and trousers.
well, today when my social mam was explaining me about lakshwadeep island ...she told us that it was formed by small creatures names sea polyps and like that it went on .. This Is True ... =)
they are plain but colourful. the men wear lungi and the younger generation wears a shirts. the women of lakshadweep wear kachi it can't be explained properly..
Lakshadweep is not accessible directly from Trivandrum, you need to travel via Kochi. (Kochi is 6 hours away (by road) from Trivandrum ) Lakshadweep is about 18 hours away (by Sea). By Air (Air India) to Lakshadweep from Kochi, is about 1.5 hours. Distance between Kochi & Lakshadweep - 440KMs
Lakshadweep is the smallest union territory in the Indian sub-continent. The whole of Lakshad-weep area is comprised of three coral reefs, five banks that are immersed under water and twelve atolls. The wonderful land of Lakshadweep has immense possibility of being a world famous tour-ist spot. … Lakshadweep covers an area of thirty-two square kilometers. The Tropical Paradise, as the beauti-ful islands of Lakshadweep is lovingly called, is a group of thirty-six scattered islands. Out of these only ten islands are inhabited and the rest of the islands remain uninhabited and are yet to be explored. Kavaratti is the capital of the beautiful Lakshadweep islands. Geographical location of the area of Lakshadweep is at 71 degree and 74-degree East Longitude and at 80 degree & 12 degree 30 minutes North Latitude. According to the census of 2001, the total population of all the islands is about 60,650. Out of this, 31,131 are males and 29,519 are females. The Population Density in Lakshadweep is around 500 to 2500 people per square kilometers. Muslims occupy majority of the area of the inhabited islands though Hindus and Christians are also part of the human community of the islands of Lakshadweep. The Lakshadweep Area has 0486 as its STD code. As registered in the census of 2001, the liter-acy rate of the area is 87.52 percent. The official language of the islands of Lakshadweep is Mala-yalam. Like the other places in the world, the geography and history of Lakshadweep influences many of the people of Lakshadweep and their culture. (MORE)
Indian vagabond butterflyfish ( Chaetodon decussatus ) is the state animal of Lakshadweep, Republic of India.
The Sooty Tern , ( Onychoprion fuscatus) is the state bird of Lakshadweep, Republic of India.
Lakshadweep has a ship yard that is a main tourist attraction for shopping and relaxing. Traveling tourists need a permit to visit this island, and alcohol can only be consumed in one region.
lakshadweep island is situated on the Arabian sea ,whereas the Andaman and Nicobar islands are situated on the bay of bengal