Lakshadweep District

Population: 64,429 (2011)

State: Lakshadweep

Language: Malayalam

Headquarters: Kavaratti


Area: 32 square kilometers

Density of population: 2013 people per square kilometer

Literacy Rate: 92.28 % - Male: 96.11 %, Female: 88.25 %

Male Female Ratio: 1000:946


Location of Lakshadweep District


Lakshadweep is a group of islands located in the Laccadive Sea about 200 km to 440 km from the Indian state of Kerala. This is one of the union territories of India.  


Lakshadweep District Average Rainfall: 1500 mm

Lakshadweep District Maximum Temperature in Summer: 35 deg C

Lakshadweep District Minimum Temperature in Winter: 20 deg C





Main Island Groups: Laccadive Group, Amindivi Group, Minicoy Islands

Main Islands: Kavaratti, Agatti, Minicoy, Amini, Keltan, Chetlat, Kadamat, Bitra, Perumal Par

Parliamentary Constituencies: Lakshadweep


Lakshadweep District Facts: Lakshadweep is the largest producer of coconuts in India. The coconuts of Lakshadweep are rich in coconut oil. Consumption of alcohol is not permitted here except in Bangaram Island. This is the least populous union territory in India.


Major Agricultural Products: Coconut


Major Industries: Agro based industries, oil mills, coconut oil extraction


Languages Spoken: Malayalam, Jeseri, Mahi, Tamil


Marine Life: Seaweeds, sea urchins, starfish, cowry, clams, octopus, lagoon tigerfish, moray eels, corals, tuna, wahoo, swordfish


Tourist Activities: Scuba diving, wind surfing, snorkeling, surfing, kayaking, canoeing, water skiing, yachting


What is Lakshadweep District Famous For: Coral Reefs


Famous People From Lakshadweep District: Muhammed Hamdulla Sayeed


Lakshadweep District Pin Codes

Last Updated : Thursday Jun 14 , 2012


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