Lakshadweep (/ləkˈʃɑːdwp/, Aboot this soondLakṣadvīp , Lakshadīb), umwhile kent as the Laccadive, Minicoy, an Aminidivi Islands (/ˌlækədv ˌmɪnkɔɪ/ & /ˌæmnˈdvi/),[2] is a group o islands in the Laccadive Sea, 200 tae 440 kilometre (120 tae 270 mi) aff the sooth wastren coast o Indie. The airchipelago is a Union Territory an is govrened bi the Union Govrenment o Indie.

Lakshadweep

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Location of Lakshadweep
Coordinates: 10°34′N 72°38′E / 10.57°N 72.64°E / 10.57; 72.64Coordinates: 10°34′N 72°38′E / 10.57°N 72.64°E / 10.57; 72.64
Kintra Indie
Formation1 November 1956
CaipitalKavaratti
Govrenment
 • AdministratorFarooq Khan IPS (Retd.)
 • MPMohammed Faizal P. P. (Naitionalist Congress Pairty)
Area
 • Total32 km2 (12 sq mi)
Area rank36t
Population
 (2011 Census)
 • Total65,473
 • Density2,000/km2 (5,300/sq mi)
Languages[1]
 • Offeecial (de jure)Inglis
 • Offeecial (de facto)Malayalam
 • Additional offeecialHindi
Ethnicity
 • Ethnic groups≈84.33% Malayali
≈15.67% Mahls
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-LD
Vehicle registrationLD
No. o destricts1
Lairgest ceetyAndrott
HDIIncrease
0.796
HDI Year2005
HDI Categoryhigh
Websitewww.lakshadweep.gov.in

ReferencesEedit

  1. "50th Report of the Commissioner for Linguistic Minorities in India" (PDF). 16 Julie 2014. p. 109. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 8 Julie 2016. Retrieved 6 November 2016.
  2. "The Laccadive, Minicoy and Aminidivi Islands (Alteration Of Name Act), 1973". The Indian Lawyer. 26 August 1973. Retrieved 9 Mey 2012.

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