Lakshadweep

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Lakshadweep

ലക്ഷദ്വീപ്
ލަކްޝަދީބު
A beach at Kavaratti
A beach at Kavaratti
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Seal
Nickname(s): 
Laccadives
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CountryIndia
RegionsSouth India
Formation1 November 1956
CapitalKavaratti
Government
 • AdministratorVijay Kumar IAS
 • MPMohammed Faizal P. P. (Nationalist Congress Party)
Area
 • Total32 km2 (12 sq mi)
Area rank36th
Population
 (2011 Census)
 • Total65,473
 • Density2,000/km2 (5,300/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialMalayalam, English[1]
Mahl (Dhivehi) is spoken on Minicoy Island.
Ethnicity
 • Ethnic groups≈84.33% Malayali
≈15.67% Mahls
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-LD
No. of districts1
Largest cityAndrott
HDI Year2005
HDI Categoryhigh
Websitelakshadweep.gov.in

Lakshadweep ( /ləkˈʃɑːdwp/, Lakshadweep.ogg Lakṣadvīp , Lakshadīb), tí a mọ̀ tẹ́lẹ̀ sí Laccadive, Minicoy, and Aminidivi Islands ( /ˌlækədv ˌmɪnɪkɔɪandˌæmɪnˈdvi/)[2] jẹ́ ìkan nínú àwọn agbègbè ìṣòkan ní orílè-èdè India.[3][4]

Àwọn ìtọ́kasí[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

  1. "Language Policy and Linguistic Minorities in India: An Appraisal of the ... - Thomas Benedikter - Google Books". Books.google.com. Retrieved 2015-02-25. 
  2. "The Laccadive, Minicoy and Aminidivi Islands (Alteration Of Name Act), 1973". The Indian Lawyer. 26 August 1973. Retrieved 9 May 2012. 
  3. "Lakshadweep". encyclopedia.com. Archived from the original on 27 January 2010. Retrieved 1 August 2012. 
  4. "About Lakshadweep". lakshadweeptourism.nic.in. Retrieved 1 August 2012.