Andaman & Nicobar Tourism
Islands in Nicobar
Car Nicobar is a flat Island of 129 sq.km. Big Lapati, a village in this island
is the parent village from where Nicobarese grew and fanned themselves out. The
religion of most of the Nicobarese is Christianity. Bishop John Richardson who
passed away at the age of one hundred is responsible for the conversion.
It is an Island of the most magnificent natural harbour along with Camrota
and Trinket. Nancourie Island has an area of about 67sq.kms. On one side of
Nancourie is Camrota Island which is the administrative headquarter of the
Nancourie group. Ram Lachmi, the chief of Camrota and Nancourie lives here
though there is not much of a tribal leader about her and she dresses like any
other person on the mainland.
It is the most developed Island with an area of 175sq.kms and the majority of
the population are Scheduled Tribe. The soil is good and rubber plantation is
thriving. The Island of Pullomillor is a market for copra and bettle nuts. The
beach is extremely beautiful .
Kondul is a small Island to the north of Great Nicobar and is known for good