Diu Island Map

Map of DIU Island

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Diu is a small island covering an area of 38.8 Sq. km near Junagadh of the Saurashtra Peninsula of Gujarat. The district of Diu is located between the parallels 20°44'34" and 20°42'00" north of latitude and between 71°00'24" and 70°52'26" east of longitude.

Diu is connected to Gujarat and Maharashtra by road, which connects it to major National Highways of the country. It has no direct rail connections. The nearest important railway station is Veraval, which is directly connected to Rajkot, Ahmedabad and other major cities of the country. It has an airport at Nagoa which connects it to Mumbai by Jet Airways flights.

There are a number of public and private schools in Diu like Government Secondary School Girls, Government Higher Secondary, Government Secondary School Boys, Government Secondary School Girls, Government Secondary School, Bhucharvada, overnment Secondary School, Vanakbara, Home School, Nirmala Mata Secondary school engaged in educating the children of the district.
    Popular tourist places of Diu are:
  • Nagoa Beach
  • Ghoghla Beach
  • Jallandhar Beach
  • Gangeshwar
  • St. Paul's Church
  • St. Francis of Assisi
  • St. Thomas - Museum
  • INS Khukri Memorial
  • Hoka Trees
  • Rukhada Tree
  • Pani Kotha
  • Diu Fort
  • Sea Shell Mueseum
  • Water Sports

Diu Island Facts

City NameDiu-Island
StateDaman and Diu
District HeadquartersDiu
Lat Long20.715417,70.989861
Area40 km2 (20 sq mi)
Population as per 201123,991
Official LanguagesGujarati, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
STD Code02875
TransportAir, Road, Rail
Vehicle registrationDD-02
Food and CuisineSeafood, Gujarati Food, Traditional Portuguese cuisine, Sea Fish etc.
ReligionHindus, Muslims and Christians
Festival Garba Festival and Folk Dance Festival
MonumentsINS Khukri, Zampa Gateway, Fort of Diu
Places of interest Gangeshwar Temple, Diu Fort, Ghogla Beach,Shell Museum, St. Paul's Church, I.N.S.Khukery, Nagoa Beach,Chakratirth Beach, Hokka Trees, St. Thomas Church, Church of St.Francis of Assisi, Naida Caves, Ghoghla Beach, INS Khukri Memorial, Jallandhar Beach, Chapel of Our Lady of Rosary, Fortim-do-Mar, Zampa Gateway, Diu Museum, Gomatimata Beach, Jallandhar Shrine etc.
HotelsKrishna Park Resort, Hotel Apaar, Hotel Apana, Hotel Alishan, Hotel Galaxy, Hotel Hemal Garden, Hotel Prince, Azzaro Resorts & Spa, Hotel Kohinoor, Radhika Beach Resort, Richie Rich Resort, Hotel Alishan, Hotel Relax Inn, Vinayak Guest House etc.
MarketsDiu Town Market, Display Shops at Diu Island, Old Portuguese Market Square, Maharaja Super Market and the Princess Park etc.
Industries Agriculture, Tourism, Fishing and its Salt and Mineral industries.
University/CollegeK D Barod Comp Arts College

Last Updated on: July 7, 2014

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