|Max. length||1,200 km (746 mi)|
|Max. width||645 km (401 mi)|
|Surface area||600,000 km2 (231,700 sq mi)|
|Average depth||1,096 m (3,596 ft)|
|Max. depth||4,198 m (13,773 ft)|
|Water volume||660,000 km3 (158,000 cu mi)|
The Andaman Sea (historically also known as the Burma Sea) is a marginal sea of the eastern
Traditionally, the sea has been used for fishery and transportation of goods between the coastal countries and its
The Andaman Sea, which extends over 92E to 100E and 4N to 20N, occupies a very significant position in the
On the Southwest. A line running from Oedjong Raja () in
Sumatrato Poeloe Bras(Breuëh) and on through the Western Islands of the NicobarGroup to Sandy Point in Little Andaman Island, in such a way that all the narrow waters appertain to the Burma Sea.
On the Northwest. The Eastern limit of the Bay of Bengal [A line running from
Cape Negrais(16°03'N) in Burma [ Myanmar] through the larger islands of the Andamangroup, in such a way that all the narrow waters between the islands lie to the Eastward of the line and are excluded from the Bay of Bengal, as far as a point in Little AndamanIsland in latitude 10°48'N, longitude 92°24'E].
On the Southeast. A line joining Lem Voalan (7°47'N) in Siam [
Thailand], and Pedropunt (5°40'N) in Sumatra.