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Camorta / Kalatapu (incl. Sanuh)
Kamorta is located in Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Location in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India
Kamorta is located in India
Location in India
Country India
State Andaman and Nicobar Islands
District Nicobar
Tehsil Nancowry
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,885
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Census code 645127

Kamorta is an island in the Nicobar Islands chain of India, located in the northeast Indian Ocean between the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea. INS Kardip is a naval forward operating base of the joint-services Andaman and Nicobar Command on Kamorta island. The Indian Navy's Kamorta-class Corvette is named after the island.

Kamorta/Kalatapu is a village on this island, in the Nicobar district of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It is located in the Nancowry tehsil.[1]


According to the 2011 census of India, Kamorta/Kalatapu (including Sanuh) has 513 households. The effective literacy rate (i.e. the literacy rate of population excluding children aged 6 and below) is 88.44%.[2]

Demographics (2011 Census)[2]
Total Male Female
Population 1885 1133 752
Children aged below 6 years 215 97 118
Scheduled caste 0 0 0
Scheduled tribe 536 255 281
Literates 1477 935 542
Workers (all) 914 805 109
Main workers (total) 885 781 104
Main workers: Cultivators 2 2 0
Main workers: Agricultural labourers 1 1 0
Main workers: Household industry workers 0 0 0
Main workers: Other 882 778 104
Marginal workers (total) 29 24 5
Marginal workers: Cultivators 0 0 0
Marginal workers: Agricultural labourers 0 0 0
Marginal workers: Household industry workers 0 0 0
Marginal workers: Others 29 24 5
Non-workers 971 328 643


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