List of Important Islands of India 2024

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India has two main groups of islands – the Andaman & Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal and the Lakshadweep Islands in the Arabian Sea. Along with these big island groups, there are many smaller islands all along the coast of India. Some islands are found in rivers too, like Majuli in the Brahmaputra River in Assam.

In total, India has 1,382 islands, including those where no one lives. But, for exams, it’s important to know about the most significant ones. To help you prepare quickly, we’ve listed the most important islands at the end of this post. This will make sure you’re well-prepared for any competitive exams.

Two Major Island Groups of India

  • Andaman & Nicobar Islands
  • Lakshadweep Islands

Important Islands of Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Andaman IslandsNicobar Islands
  • Landfall Island
  • Smith Island
  • Sound Island
  • Interview Island
  • Baratang Island
  • Long Island
  • Defence Island
  • Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Island
  • Rutland Island
  • Swaraj Dweep
  • Shaheed Dweep
  • Rose Island
  • Barren Island
  • Narcondam Island
  • North Sentinel Island
  • Passage Island
  • Car Nicobar
  • Battimalv
  • Camorta
  • Trinket
  • Nancowry or Nancowrie
  • Tillangchong
  • Laouk or “Isle of Man”
  • Great Nicobar
  • Little Nicobar
  • Kondul Island
  • Pulo Milo or Pillomilo (Milo Island)
  • Meroe

Important Islands of Lakshadweep

Aminidivi Islands

  • Amini Island
  • Bitrā Island
  • Kadmat Island
  • Kiltān Island

Laccadive Islands

  • Agatti Island
  • Bangaram Island
  • Kavaratti Island
  • Suheli Par
  • Kalpatti Island
  • Androth Island
  • Kalpeni Island
  • Pitti Island (Kalpeni)

Minicoy Island

  • Minicoy Island
  • Viringili Island

Recommended Post: Lakshadweep Geography, Economy and Key Points: Complete Notes

State-wise Important Islands of India

    Andhra Pradesh

    • Bhavani Island
    • Hope
    • Sriharikota


    • Majuli Island


    • Raghopur Diyara Island

    Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu

    • Diu Island


    • Anjediva Island
    • Cancona Island


    • Bet Dwarka
    • Kutch Island
    • Nanda Bet Island

    Jammu and Kashmir

    • Char Chinar (Ropa Lank)
    • Zainul Lank


    • St. Mary’s Islands
    • Netrani Island
    • Srirangapatna
    • Uppinakudru


    • Munroe Island
    • Parumala
    • Willingdon Island


    • Butcher Island
    • Elephanta Island

    Seven Islands of Mumbai

    • Isle of Mumbai
    • Colaba Island
    • Old Woman’s Island
    • Mahim Island
    • Mazagaon Island
    • Parel Island
    • Worli Island


    • Keibul Lamjao Island
    • Floating Islands (Phumdi)


    • Nongkhnum River Island


    • Abdul Kalam Island (Wheeler Island)
    • Nalbana Island

    Tamil Nadu

    • Pamban Island
    • Vivekananda Rock
    • Quibble Island
    • Kattupalli Island
    • Whale Island, Chennai
    • Battle of Adyar Island, Chennai

    West Bengal

    • Bhutni Island
    • Haliday Island
    • Henry Island
    • Jambudwip
    • Lothian Island
    • Mousuni Island
    • New Moore island
    • Sagar island
    • Tin Kona island

    Most Important Island List

    Andaman & Nicobar Islands

    • Interview Island
    • Long Island
    • Defence Island
    • Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Island
    • Rutland Island
    • Swaraj Dweep
    • Shaheed Dweep
    • Rose Island
    • Barren Island
    • Narcondam Island
    • North Sentinel Island
    • Car Nicobar
    • Camorta
    • Nancowry or Nancowrie
    • Great Nicobar
    • Little Nicobar

    Lakshadweep Islands

    • Amini Island
    • Kadmat Island
    • Agatti Island
    • Kavaratti Island
    • Androth Island
    • Kalpeni Island
    • Minicoy Island

    Other State Islands

    • Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh)
    • Majuli Island (Assam)
    • Anjediva Island (Goa)
    • Bet Dwarka (Gujarat)
    • Willingdon Island (Kerala)
    • Elephanta Island (Maharashtra)
    • Floating Islands (Phumdi) (Manipur)
    • Abdul Kalam Island / Wheeler Island (Odisha)
    • Pamban Island (Tamil Nadu)
    • New Moore Island (West Bengal)

    More Notes on Indian Geography:

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