Geography of Lakshadweep
Lakshadweep is scattered into many atolls. The total area of Lakshadweep is 32 sq. kms. Situated in Arabian Sea this island is around 220 to 440 kms away from Cochin, Kerala.
Area -32 sq kms of land scattered in 220kms of Arabian Sea.
Population - Only 10 islands have inhabitants. With the population of 60,595 (as on 2001).
Altitude - Sea level.
Location - between latitude 8 degrees North and 12 degree North and Longitudes 71 degree east and 74 degree east.
Major beaches - Kadmat, Kalpeni, Minicoy, Kavaratti, Agatti and Bangaram.
Climate - Lakshadweep shows tropical weather. Lakshadweep sees summer from April to June. Monsoon starts in July and ends in September. Winters generally begin in October and lasts up to March. Its best to visit Lakshadweep is from October to March. Temperature vary from 25 degree C to 35 degree C. the average humidity experienced in Lakshadweep is 70-76%. During monsoons, the rainfall is around 1600mm.