Dadra and Nagar Haveli Map


Map of Dadra and Nagar Haveli

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Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu is one of the eight union territories of India. It lies in western India. “Dadra and Nagar Haveli” and “Daman and Diu” used to be two separate union territories up until January 2020. On 26 January 2020, the merger of these two union territories came into effect. The merged union territory is named “Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu”, and Daman is the new capital.

While Nagar Haveli lies between Maharashtra and Gujarat, Dadra is an enclave which is a few kilometres north of Nagar Haveli in Gujarat. On the other hand, Daman and Diu lie within the state of Gujarat, in the coastal area of the Arabian Sea. All four pockets or enclaves of this union territory are incontiguous. Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu were former Portuguese colony, and they were formally merged into the Union of India in 1961. The population of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu is 586,956 (2011 census), and the union territory covers an area of 603 sq km.

Administration of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu:
For administrative purposes, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu is divided into three districts:
  • Dadra and Nagar Haveli District
  • Daman District
  • Diu District
Tourism in Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu:
Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu is home to beautiful gardens, lakes, beaches, and forts. 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. Whereas, Daman and Diu are popular among tourist for attractions such as Diu Fort, Bom Jesus Church, Moti Daman Fort (including Light House), Nani Daman Fort, and many more.

Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu UT Information

CapitalDaman
Date of formation26 January 2020
AdministratorPraful Khoda Patel
Tourist attractionsTribal Museum, Vanganga Lake Garden, Island Garden, Mini Zoo, Bal Udyan, Diu Fort, Bom Jesus Church, Moti Daman Fort (including Light House), Nani Daman Fort
FestivalsBarash (Diwali), Diwaso, Bhawada, Khali Puja, Gangaji Fair, Holi, Diwali
LanguagesGujarati, Hindi, Marathi, English
Size603 sq km
Population (Census 2011)5,86,956
Major cropsPaddy, Nagli, other hill millets, sugarcane, ragi, bajra, jowar, groundnut, pulses and beans, wheat
FactoidsDaman and Diu are geographically separated by the Gulf of Khambat
Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu was ruled by the Portuguese for more than 450 years
No. of District 3



Last Updated on: July 13,2020



  Union Territories of India