The Forbidden Island – Shocking Facts About The North Sentinel Island

They Live In Total Isolation

1. They Live In Total Isolation

Tucked away in the Bay of Bengal is the North Sentinel Island, which is home to the Sentinelese tribe. This island is just one of the islands that are part of the Andaman and Nicobar chain of islands. This specific island however is a mere 142 kms away from Indonesia and another 1200 kms away from the country of India.

So, in spite of the proximity to other countries, why are the Sentinelese called an isolated tribe? That’s because they would rather keep to themselves and prefer not to establish contact with anyone from outside!

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