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As per the 2011 Census data, in which of the following union territories the female population outnumbers the male population?
1. Chandigarh
2. Lakshadweep
3. Andaman and Nicobar
4. Puducherry

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Correct Answer - Option 4 : Puducherry

The correct answer is Puducherry.

Puducherry

  • The Union Territory with the highest sex ratio (1037 females/ 1000 males).
  • In 1962, Puducherry became a Union Territory.
  • The name Pondicherry is renamed Puducherry in 2006.
  • Capital - Puducherry
  • Lieutenant Governor - Tamilisai Soundarajan
  • The Union Territory where the people speak French.
  • The first Union Territory in India to form a Legislative Assembly.
  • Puducherry consists of four districts such as Puducherry, Karaikkal (Tamil Nadu), Yanam (Andhra Pradesh), Mahe (Kerala).
  • The smallest district in India is Mahe.
  • Mayyazhi River (Mahe River) is known as the "English Channel" as it separated the British and French-occupied territories in Kerala.
  • Puducherry and Yanam are situated adjacent to the Bay of Bengal and Mahe situated adjacent to the Arabian Sea.

Lakshadweep

  • Lakshadweep is the smallest Union Territory of India.
  • The old name of Lakshadweep was Laccadive.
  • Lakshadweep got the official name on 1st November 1973.
  • Capital - Kavaratti
  • Lieutenant Governor - Praful Patel
  • The former capital of Lakshadweep is Kozhikode and the capital was shifted to Kavaratti in 1964.
  • Lakshadweep is the most Literate Union Territory.
  • Lakshadweep comes under the jurisdiction of the Kerala High Court.

Andaman and Nicobar

  • Capital - Port Blair
  • Lieutenant Governor - Admiral D K Joshi
  • Least densely populated Union Territory.
  • Barren Island is the largest active volcano in Andaman.
  • Saddle Peak is the largest peak in Andaman.
  • The ten-degree channel is the channel that separates Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
  • Andaman and Nicobar Islands come under the jurisdiction of the Kolkata High Court.
  • Veer Sarvakar International Aiport is in Port Blair.
  • Cellular Jail is also known as Kalapani was constructed by the British in 1906 in Port Blair.
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Chandigarh

  • Chandigarh is the capital of two states Punjab and Haryana.
  • Lieutenant Governor - Shri Banwarilal Purohit
  • Chandigarh is known as the 'Beautiful City.
  • The common high court of Punjab and Haryana is in Chandigarh.
  • Chandigarh is the first smoke-free city in India.
  • The first rock garden of India was established in Chandigarh.
  • The largest rose garden in Asia is Zakir Husain Rose Garden is in Chandigarh.

  • Largest Union Territory: Ladakh
  • Most densely populated Union Territory: Delhi
  • Lowest Sex ratio Union Territory: Daman and Diu
  • Least Literate Union Territory: Daman and Diu

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