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Dadra and Nagar Haveli is a Union Territory in Western India, with Silvassa as its capital.
While Nagar Haveli is located between Maharashtra and Gujarat, Dadra is an enclave which is a few kilometers north of Nagar Haveli in Gujarat. Dadra and Nagar Haveli was a former Portuguese colony and the territory was formally merged into the Union of India in 1961. The population of Dadra and Nagar Haveli is 342,853 (2011 census) and the Union Territory covers an area of 487 km sq.

Administration of Dadra and Nagar Haveli: For administrative purposes, Darda and Nagar Haveli has been divided into two taluks, namely Dadra and Nagar Haveli. Dadra is the headquarter of the Dadra Taluk and Silvassa is the headquater of Nagar Haveli. A Lieutenant Governor takes care of the administration of Dadra and Nagar Haveli.

Tourism in Dadra and Nagar Haveli: Dadra and Nagar Haveli is home to beautiful gardens, lakes and waterfalls. This Union Territory has become a popular tourist destination and some of the tourist attractions in Dadra and Nagar Haveli are the Tribal Museum, Vanganga Lake Garden, Island Garden, Mini Zoo and Bal Udyan among others.

Dadra and Nagar Haveli Information

CapitalSilvassa
Date of formation11. Aug. 1961
AdministratorNarendra Kumar
Tourist attractionsTad Keshwara Temple, Van Vihar, Damanganga River, Dudhani (water sports)
FestivalsBarash (Diwali), Ivaso, Bhawada
LanguagesGujarati, Hindi, Marathi, Konkani
Size491 sq. km
Population3,42,853
RiversSilvassa, Khanvel
Major cropsPaddy, ragi, millet, pulses, oilseeds
FactoidsNot much is known about this region's ancient history which contains many tribes.
The ghangal, a musical instrument made with a gourd, bamboo and iron strings, is a part of Warli religious rituals.


List of Districts in Dadra and Nagar Haveli

Sr. No.DistrictDistrict HQPopulation (2011)GrowthSex RatioLiteracyArea (km2)Density (/km2)
1Dadra and Nagar HaveliSilvassa34370955.88%77476.24704698


Last Updated on: August 25, 2014

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