Dadra and Nagar Haveli at Glance

Dadra and Nagar Haveli is a Union Territory in Western India. Nagar Haveli is wedged between Maharashtra and Gujarat, whereas Dadra is an enclave 1 km NW, surrounded by Gujarat. The shared capital is Silvassa. The larger part spans a roughly c-shaped area up-river from the city of Daman on the coast, at the centre of which, and thus outside the territory, is the Madhuban reservoir. It came into existence on 11 Aug. 1961.
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Dadra and Nagar Haveli is a Union Territory in Western India. Nagar Haveli is wedged between Maharashtra and Gujarat, whereas Dadra is an enclave 1 km NW, surrounded by Gujarat. The shared capital is Silvassa. The larger part spans a roughly c-shaped area up-river from the city of Daman on the coast, at the centre of which, and thus outside the territory, is the Madhuban reservoir. It came into existence on 11 Aug. 1961.

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Area 487 km2 (188 sq mi)
Establishment 11 August 1961
Population 342,853 (2011 census)
Principal official
Language
Marathi, Gujarati, English,
Hindi, Bhili, Bhilodi
Neighbouring States Gujarat, Maharashtra
Capital Silvassa
Members of Parliament Lok Sabaha 01,
Rajya Sabha Seats_None
Legislature None
Airports Nearest is Mumbai
Major Cities Silvassa
Festivals Diwaso, Bhawada
and Kali Puja
Literacy 77.65%
State Density 700 Person/ km2
Districts 1
Sex Ratio
(Census 2011)
775/Thousand Male
Tourist Destinations Bindrabin, Deer Park, Khanvel, Vanganga,
Island Garden, Dadra Vanvihar Udyan,
Tribal Cultural Museum
Agriculture Products Ragi, Wheat, Sugarcane, Paddy,
Pulses, Mango, Chiku and Lichi
Economy Gross State Domestic Product for 2004 is
estimated at $218 million in current prices.

Tourist & Historical

Places

Vanganga Lake Garden,
Hirwa Van Garden, Dudhni Lake,
Kauncha, Silvassa Vasona Lion Safari,
Tribal Cultural Museum,
Swaminarayan Temple,
Madhuban Dam, Bindrabin Temple,
Church of Our Lady of Piety

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