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Dadra & Nagar Haveli District : Dadra and Nagar Haveli (UT)

About District


The Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli is situated on the Western coast of India. It total geographical area is 491 Sq.Km. comprises of two taluks Dadra and Nagar Haveli. Dadra is the headquarters of Dadra Taluka, comprising Dadra town and two other villages. Silvassa is the headquarters of Nagar Haveli Taluka, comprising Silvassa town and 72 other villages. The territory is surrounded by Valsad District of Gujarat on the West, North and East and by Thana District of Maharashtra on the South and South east. Silvassa town, the capital of Dadra & Nagar Haveli is at a distance of about 18 kms. from Vapi. The nearest Railway station is Vapi on Western Railway. The UT of Dadra & Nagar Haveli is almost touching Mumbai - Baroda - Delhi National Highway No. 8 (Western Express Highway). Endowed with nature’s most scenic gifts, Dadra & Nagar Haveli offers days that start with the rustling sounds of palm trees and finish with orange sunsets. The main city is Silvassa, an ideal destination for a holiday close to nature. The places of tourist interests in the districts are Vanganga Lake Garden, Deer Park, Vasona Lion Safari and Nakshatra Garden.

District Administration

District at a Glance


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