Lakshadweep is a union territory of India, located in the Arabian Sea. It is an archipelago of 36 coral islands, only a few of which are inhabited. The capital of the union territory is Kavaratti. The islands are known for their beautiful beaches, coral reefs, and marine life.
The population of Lakshadweep is mostly Muslim, and the official languages are Malayalam and Mahl. The islands are known for their traditional mat-weaving and coir-making industries. Fishing and coconut cultivation are also significant economic activities.
Tourism is a major industry in Lakshadweep, with the islands attracting visitors from all over the world for their natural beauty and secluded beaches. However, tourism is restricted in some islands and requires special permissions due to fragile ecosystem and restricted area.
The climate is tropical, with heavy monsoons during the months of June to September. The islands are also prone to cyclones and tidal waves.