The Andaman Islands form an archipelago that is located in the Bay of Bengal. It’s between India, to the west, and Burma, to the north and east.
The Andaman Archipelago is an oceanic continuation of the Burmese Arakan Yoma range in the North and of the Indonesian Archipelago in the South. It has 325 islands which cover an area of 6.400 km2 with the Andaman Sea to the east between the islands and the coast of Burma.
The Middle Andamans harbour mostly moist deciduous forests. North Andamans is characterized by the wet evergreen type, with plenty of woody climbers.
The natural vegetation of the Andamans is tropical forest, with mangroves on the coast.
Most of the people in Andaman and Nicobar Islands believe in the religion of Animism. This is the major religion in Andaman & Nicobar Islands followed by the tribal section of the people.
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