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Encyclopedia > Nicobar district

Nicobar district is a District of India, one of two districts in the Indian Union Territory (UT) of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The district's administrative territory encompasses all of the Nicobar Islands, which are located in the Indian Ocean (Bay of Bengal, bordering with the Andaman Sea). The district government is headed by a Deputy Commissioner, who in turn reports into the Lt. Governor of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The divisions of a district. ... The divisions of a district. ... ... Map of Andaman and Nicobar Islands with an extra detailed area around Port Blair The Andaman and Nicobar Islands is a union territory of India. ... Map of Nicobar Islands The Nicobar Islands are an island chain in the eastern Indian Ocean, and are part of India. ... A map showing the location of the Bay of Bengal. ... The Andaman Sea is a body of water to the southeast of the Bay of Bengal, south of Myanmar and west of Indian Ocean. ...


The headquarters of the district is located on the island of Car Nicobar. The district was created on August 1, 1974, when it was separated off from Andaman district. Car Nicobar (known as Malacca or Pu in the local language) is the northernmost of the Nicobar Islands, which in turn are the southern part of the Indian union territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. ... August 1st is the 213th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (214th in leap years), with 152 days remaining. ... 1974 is a common year starting on Tuesday (click on link for calendar). ... Andaman district is a District of India, one of two districts in the Indian Union Territory (UT) of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. ...


The district is designated as an Integrated Tribal District, and is home to significant numbers of indigenous peoples (namely, the Nicobarese and the Shompen, classified as Scheduled Tribes according to the Constitution of India), who form the majority of the district's population. Because of its status as a tribal area, travel to the district is restricted to Indian nationals, and special permit restrictions apply. The term indigenous peoples has no universal, standard or fixed definition. ... Nicobarese is an isolated group of six closely related Mon-Khmer languages spoken in the Nicobar Islands of India. ... The Shompen are a Nicobarese aboriginal group. ... Tribal peoples in India comprise a substantial minority of the population of India. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...


The total population of Nicobar district as per 2001 Census of India figures was 42,068. 2001: A Space Odyssey. ...


 
 

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