Dadra - Nagar Haveli

Dadra - Nagar Haveli

 
The Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli is wedged between the highly industrialised cities of Mumbai, Surat and Vapi. From 1779 to 1954, the land was administered by the Portuguese colonialists and later, after its liberation, by a local administration until 1961 when it merged with the Indian Union. Silvassa is the capital of the Union Territory.










 
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The Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli is wedged between the highly industrialised cities of Mumbai, Surat and Vapi. From 1779 to 1954, the land was administered by the Portuguese colonialists and later, after its liberation, by a local administration until 1961 when it merged with the Indian Union. Silvassa is the capital of the Union Territory.

Silvassa - Capital

'Silva' in Portuguese means 'woods' and this can be seen when you visit Silvassa, the tiny, sleepy capital township, with tall trees lining the roads, lush green forests.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Area: 491 sq. Km.
Altitude: 100 Mts.
Temperature:
Summer Max: 37C. Min: 23C.
Winter Max: 33C. Min: 10C.
Season: October to May.
Rainfall: Mid-June to Sept.
STD Code: 0260

TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATION

Air: There is an airport at Daman (44 Km.). However it is not operational at present & Mumbai (168 Km.) is the convenient airport.

Rail: Nearest railhead is Vapi(15 Km.) on the Western Railway, connected with important cities/towns in Western and Northern India.

Road: Silvassa is 11 Km. from Bhilad on the Mumbai - Ahmedabad. Highway.

Good motorable roads connect Silvassa with Ahmedabad 380 Km., Daman 44 Km, Mumbai 168 Km, Surat 129 Km, Vadodara 269 km.

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