Through this chapter, we will know the detailed and important information of Lakshadweep, in which important and interesting information like history, geography, economy, education, culture and world famous tourist places located in the state have been added. Apart from this, the recent developments and changes in the state of Lakshadweep have also been explained in detail. This chapter is full of interesting facts for the competitive aspirants as well as the readers.
Quick General Knowledge
|State Level||Union territories|
|Statehood||1 November 1956|
|Largest City||Minicoy Island|
|Total Area||32.62 km किमी|
|Current Governor||Praful Patel (Administrator)|
|State Bird||Brown noddy|
|State Flower||Strobilanthes kunthiana|
|State Tree||Bread fruit|
Lakshadweep is one of the 7 union territories of the country located in the Indian Ocean in the southwest of India. Its capital is Kavaratti. The total area of Lakshadweep is 32 square kilometers. It is known as the smallest union territory of India.
The administration of this Union Territory is overseen by the Governor, who is appointed by the President of India. The island comes under the jurisdiction of the Kerala High Court, which is located in Kochi, Kerala.
The current Lt. Governor (Administrator) of Lakshadweep is Praful Patel (Administrator) (Additional Charge), he was sworn in as the Deputy Governor of the island on 5 December 2020.
The capital of Lakshadweep is Kavaratti.
The current Lt. Governor/Administrator of Lakshadweep is Praful Patel (Administrator).
Parichakali is the main folk dance of Lakshadweep.
The official language of Lakshadweep is Malayalam.
The state animal of Lakshadweep is Butterfly and the state bird is Brown noddy.
Lakshadweep has a state flower Strobilanthes kunthiana and a state tree Bread fruit.
The largest city in Lakshadweep is Minicoy Island.
Lakshadweep is spread over an area of 32.62 km किमी with the total of districts.
Lakshadweep was established on 1 November 1956, after which Lakshadweep got the status of Union Territory of India.