South Andaman District

Population: 237,586 (2011)

State: Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Language: Hindi, English

Headquarters: Port Blair


Date of Formation: Andaman District was bifurcated and South Andaman District was created on 18th August 2006.

Area: 2980 square kilometers

Density of Population: 80 people per square kilometer

Literacy Rate: 88.49 % - Male: 91.91 %, Female: 84.52 %

Male Female Ratio: 1000:874


Location of South Andaman District


 South Andaman District is located in the Bay of Bengal in the southern part of North and Middle Andaman Islands.


South Andaman District Average Rainfall: 2867 mm

South Andaman District Average Temperature in Summer: 22.42 deg C

South Andaman District Average Temperature in Winter: 29.89 deg C





Blocks: Garacharma, Port Blair

Tehsils: Port Blair, Ferrargunj, Little Andaman


South Andaman District Nearby Attractions


1. Elephant Beach

2. Havelock

3. Radha Nagar Beach

4. Port Blair

5. Jolly Buoy Island

6. Red Skin Island

7. Ross Island

8. Mayabunder

9. Long Island

10. Chatham Island

11. Little Andaman Island

12. Chatham

13. Zsi Museum

14. Chidiya Tapu

15. Sippighat Farm

16. Gandhi Park


South Andaman District Facts: South Andaman is the third largest island in the archipelago. It is separated from the Middle Andaman Island by a narrow canal. Transit permits are needed to enter the place and some areas are restricted to non-Indians.


Major Educational Institutions: Jawaharlal Nehru Rajkeeya Mahavidyalaya, Mahatma Gandhi Government College, Government Teachers Training Institute, Dr. BR Ambedkar Government Polytechnic, Tagore Government College of Education, Regional Medical Research Institute, Department of Ocean Studies and Marine Biology


Languages Spoken: Hindi, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Nicobarese, English, Tribal Languages


Fauna: Norcondam Hornbill, Andaman Horseshoe Bat, Andaman Rat, South Andaman Krait, White headed Starling, Woodpecker, Crocodiles


Tribal People: Onges, Jarawas, Great Andamanese, Sentinalese


Famous People From South Andaman District: Raleigh Trevelyan, Bishnu Pada Ray, Sanjib Kumar Roy, Gerald Seeley, Kalluri Sushila


South Andaman District Pin Codes

Last Updated : Thursday Jun 14 , 2012


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