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Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve

Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744302, India

Islands
Forests
Wildlife Sanctuaries

About Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve

The Island presents varied natural panorama covered with virgin lush evergreen dense tropical forests extending from seacoast to the tip of the hills. This area is the home for the most endangered species, megapode as well as the edible-nest swiftlet (Collocalia fuciphaga). The area is the home of the Shomphens, one of the most primitive tribes of India



Attractions near Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve

Bompoka Island139.16km from Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve

Bompuka Island, also known as Poahat, is an island of India, in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The island has dense forest and some portions have grass. There is thick coconut palm growth on the shores around the island. Abandoned Poahat Village lies on the W side of the island. The portion of sea between the Teressa and Bompuka islands provides a good shelter for ships.

We Island221.43km from Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve

Weh Island, often known as Sabang after the largest city, is a small active volcanic island to the northwest of Sumatra, 45 minutes by fast regular ship or 2 hours by ferry from mainland, Banda Aceh. It was originally connected to the Sumatran mainland and became separated by sea after the volcano's last eruption in the Pleistocene era. The island is situated in the Andaman Sea. The largest city on the island, Sabang, is the northernmost outpost of Indonesia.

Apung 1242.8km from Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve

PLTD Apung 1 is an electric generator ship in Banda Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia that has become a tourist attraction. The 2,600-ton vessel had been in the sea and was flung 2 to 3 kilometres inland by the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami. It was owned by PLN, the local power generating company, and crashed upon two homes when it landed, killing those inside. Visitors are able to enter the ship, and can explore the interior in its entirety.

Baiturrahman Grand Mosque243.03km from Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve

Baiturrahman Grand Mosque is a Mosque located in the center of Banda Aceh city, Aceh Province, Indonesia. The Baiturrahman Grand Mosque is a symbol of religion, culture, spirit, strength, struggle and nationalism of the Acehnese people. The mosque is a landmark of Banda Aceh and has survived the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.

Museum Tsunami Aceh243.34km from Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve

The Aceh Tsunami Museum, located in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, is a museum designed as a symbolic reminder of the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami disaster, as well as an educational center and an emergency disaster shelter in case the area is ever hit by a tsunami again.

Putroe Phang Park243.61km from Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve

Gunongan Historical Park is located in the Aceh Province of Sumatra, Indonesia. Possibly built by Iskandar Muda, the grounds of the historical park contain a 17th Century palace, garden, and white circular structure whose purpose is unknown, the Gunongan, after which the park has been named. It is one of the beautiful places which is popular among the tourists in Indonesia.

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Nicobar district is one of three districts in the Indian union territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It is the fifth least populous district in the country.