10 Lines Essay on Lakshadweep in English for Students

  1. Lakshadweep is the smallest Union Territory in India.
  2. It is an archipelago consisting of 36 islands with an area of 32 sq km.
  3. It is a uni-district Union Territory.
  4. It comprises 12 atolls, three reefs, five submerged banks and ten inhabited islands. 
  5. The islands are also known for pearl fishing.
  6. It is a major supplier of seafood. 
  7. It is also a part of the Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park and Biosphere reserve.
  8. The island is also known as a coral island because it is made of skeletons of polyps.
  9. Rice is the staple food of people on the island which dominates all meals of the day.
  10. The name Lakshadweep means one lakh islands in Malayalam and Sanskrit.