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Where was the 13th major sea port established in India?

A

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

B

Goa

C

Karnataka

D

Andhra Pradesh

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands

The 13th major seaport is established in India at Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Port Blair is the 13th and youngest major port of India declared so in 2010. The port is of strategic importance to India and is close to two international shipping lines viz. Saudi Arabia - Singapore and US- Singapore. Port Blair (Andaman) is situated at the Juncture of the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea. This island port is connected to Indian mainland through flight and ship. This port is the principal hub for shipping in the Andaman Islands. It is known for its scuba diving, water sports, and virgin beaches.

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