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Little Nicobar

Little Nicobar
छोटा निकोबार
Map of Little Nicobar Island
Map of Little Nicobar Island
Little Nicobar is located in Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Little Nicobar
Little Nicobar
Location in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India
Coordinates:
Country  India
State Andaman and Nicobar Islands
District Nicobar
Area
 • Total 159.02 km2 (61.40 sq mi)
Elevation 435 m (1,427 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 432
 • Density 2.7/km2 (7.0/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Hindi, English, Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Little Nicobar (Nicobarese: Ong) is one of the Nicobar Islands, India. Its area is 157 km². There are a few smaller islands of Little Nicobar's shores: Menchal, Pulomilo, Treis/Albatei, Trak/Mafuya and Meroe. The island of Katchal is located about 70 km to the north.

The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami caused extensive damage to this island.


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