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Lakshadweep is the smallest  Union Territory of India and is located in The Arabian Sea. It consists of twelve coral atolls, three coral reefs, five banks, and numerous islets, and is under the jurisidiction of Kerala High Court. The capital of this union territory is Kavaratti. It is a famous tourist destination and has many state of the art hotels.
Tall green coconut palms offer spectacular beauty and turn this land into a tropical paradise. The calm waters of the lagoons are home for an exotic underwater marine life that amazes viewers with a play of colors and underwater antics. Out in the open sea, Dolphins, Turtles, Tuna, Rays and Flying fish can be sighted. The main islands are Kavaratti, Agatti,Amini and Minicoy.

Lakshadweep State Information

CapitalKavaratti
Date of formation1. Nov. 1956
AdministratorH. Rajesh Prasad
Tourist attractionsKavaratti Kadamat, Kalpeni, Minicoy Lighthouse, Bangaram
FestivalsSufi Festivals, Eid
LanguagesMalyalam, Mahi, Hindi, Tamil
Size32 sq. km
Population6,4429
State animalButterfly Fish
State birdSooty Tern
State treeBread fruit
Major cropsCoconut
FactoidsLakshadweep was ruled by Kerala dynasties like the Kuladelcharas and the Chirakkal Rajahs.
Only on the island of Minicoy do they speak Mahi, a dialect of Dhivehi, the national language of Maldives.


Last Updated on : 30 March 2013









     


     
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