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Welcome to Andaman and Nicobar Islands,
The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are a group of islands in the Indian Ocean and a Union Territory of The Republic of India. The territory is located in the Indian Ocean, and geographically is considered part of Southeast Asia.
It comprises two island groups, the Andaman Islands and the Nicobar Islands, separated by the 10? N parallel, with the Andamans to the north of this latitude,and the Nicobars to the south. The Andaman Sea lies to the east and the Bay of Bengal to the west. A bird's eye view shows this cluster of 350 small and large island as small, green speaks staggered on the vast blue waters.
The territory's capital is the Andamanese town of Port Blair. The name Andaman was presumed to be derived from Hanuman, who was known to the Malays as Handuman. Forests are the green extend over gold of the islands.The reserved and protected forests extend over 86% area of the territory and the forest cover is more than 92 %. About 50 % of the forests has been set aside as Tribal Reserves, National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries, which are inviolate.