Silvassa City Map

City Map of Silvassa

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Silvassa, the capital of the Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli is spread over 491 square kilometers, at an elevation of 32 meters on the western side of the foothills of the Western Ghats, close to Gujarat and Maharashtra.

The city is located at Latitude20°12’N and Longitude 73°00’E. The Daman Ganga River flows in the west of the city, draining into the Arabian Sea at Daman. The temperature in the city ranges from 38°C in summer to 11°C in winter. It gets a heavy rainfall of 2,500 mm annually.

The city has no major highway passing through but it has motorable roads connecting it to Vapi city (in Gujarat) which is on the route of the national highway no 8 connecting it to Delhi and Mumbai. Silvassa has no rail line or airport .The nearest rail link is also at Vapi, which is 18 kilometers away.

Silvassa is home of the Varli people and has a tribal population though recently it has developed into a major industrial area with a number of industries being set up here. Some of the industries and businesses of the city are
  • IPCA Laboratories
  • Arora Fibers
  • Power Soaps Ltd.
  • Hindustan Unilever Beverages Plant
  • Heritage Marble Ltd.
  • Harinder Kumar associates
  • Aishloni Copper Alloys Pvt Ltd.
The city has a sizable forest cover with 53% of the area of the entire Union Territory under forest. This forest environment and the tribal culture of the city is a main tourist attraction and there are now many hotels, restaurants, and resorts in the city. Most of the resorts are located near the main road in the city, close to the river.

Important Landmarks in The City

Silvassa was a former Portuguese Colony and traces of the Portuguese influence can be found in the old buildings in the city. The Police Headquarters and the Circuit House are in the center of the city. The Fire Station and the Secretariat are in the north of the city. The city also has a number of educational institutes such as St Xavier School, Lions English School, Kendra Vidyalaya and Government School. Some of the other landmarks in the city are
  • Circuit House
  • Silvassa Stadium
  • Balaji Mandir
  • Ayyappa Temple
  • Panchayat Market
  • Swami Narayan Temple
  • The District Court in the south of the town.

Silvasa City Information
StateDadra and Nagar Haveli
DistrictDadra and Nagar Haveli
Area491 km2 (190 sq mi)
Population21,893 as Census 2001
Population Density3,267.6 inh./ [2001]
LanguageMarathi, Gujarati, Hindi, English
Official LanguagesMarathi, Gujarati
Literacy Rate75% as Census 2001
Time zoneIST (UTC+5:30)
Pin code396230
Area code260
Lat Long20.2700° N, 73.0200° E
ReligionHinduism, Islam, Jainism
FestivalsId-Ul-Zuha, Muharram, Vasant panchmi, Mahashivratri, Holi, Gudi Padwa, Ram navmi, Mahaveer Jayanti, Budh Purnima, Guru Purnima
UniversitySSR Institute of Research and Management
AirportNearest Airport is Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Mumbai (BOM / VABB)
Railway StationNearest Railway Station is VAPI/Vapi (3) Railway Station
Tourist AttractionsRoman Catholic Church, Silvassa Museum, Lion Safari, Madhuban, Dadra Park, Vrindaban, Ban Ganga Lake
Nearby Tourist AttractionsEcotourism, Silvassa Wildlife Tour, Varlies, Kokana, Dhodia, Dublas, Koli, Kathodi, Naika
Popular ThingsBalaji templet, Dadra Park,
National HighwayNearest National Highway is NH-8

Last Updated on: 28/09/2013

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