Lakshadweep, the group of 36 islands is known for its exotic and sun-kissed beaches and lush green landscape.
India’s smallest Union Territory Lakshadweep consisting of 36 islands with an area of 32 sq km. It is a uni-district Union Territory. The islands have a total area of 32 sq km. The capital of thr island is Kavaratti and it is also the principal town of the UT. All Islands are 220 to 440 km away from the coastal city of Kochi in Kerala, in the emerald Arabian Sea. The natural landscapes, the sandy beaches, abundance of flora and fauna and the absence of a rushed lifestyle enhance the mystique of Lakshadweep.
The Union Territory was formed in 1956 and it was named Lakshadweep in 1973..
Area: 32.62 km²
Population: 64,473 (2011 Census)
Best Season: October and May
Famous For: exotic and sun-kissed beaches and lush green landscape.