Daman and Diu

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Daman and Diu is a former union territory in western India. It was a separate union territory until 26 January 2020 before it was merged with Dadra and Nagar Haveli union territory to form a single UT due to its small landmass. With an area of 112 km2 , it was the smallest federal division of India on the mainland. The territory comprised two distinct areasDaman and Diuthat are geographically separated by the Gulf of Khambhat. The state of Gujarat and the Arabian Sea bordered the territory. A Portuguese colony since the 1500s, the territories were annexed by India in 1961. Daman and Diu were administered as part of the union territory of Goa, Daman and Diu between 1961 and 1987, when they became a separate union territory.
Naroli

Naroli

Dadra and Nagar Haveli is a district of the Indian union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu in western India. It is composed of two separate geographical entities: Nagar Haveli, wedged between Maharashtra and Gujarat and 1 kilometre to the northwest, the smaller enclave of Dadra, which is surrounded by Gujarat. Silvassa is the administrative headquarters of Dadra and Nagar Haveli.Unlike the surrounding areas, Dadra and Nagar Haveli was ruled by the Portuguese from 1783 until the mid-20th century. The area was captured by pro-India forces in 1954 and administered as the de facto state of Free Dadra and Nagar Haveli before being annexed to India as a union territory, the union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli in 1961. The union territory was merged with the neighbouring union territory of Daman and Diu to form the new union territory of \"Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu\" on 26 January 2020.
Dungra

Dungra

National Highway 848A, commonly called NH 848A is a national highway in India. It is a branch of National Highway 48. NH-848A traverses the states of Gujarat, Maharashtra and the union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu.
DiuIsland

DiuIsland

Diu Island is an island off the Southern coast of Gujarat's Kathiawar peninsula, separated from the mainland by a tidal creek. It has an area of 40 km, and a population of 44,110 .It belongs to Diu District and lies 5 km to the east of Diu Head. Diu is part of the Union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu. Both Daman and Diu share the same member of parliament.The town of Diu and Diu Fort are located on the island. There is also a domestic airport, Diu Airport.
Marwad

Marwad

Daman Tehsil is the only tehsil of union territory Daman district located in western India. Daman is the headquarters of the tehsil and district.
Dadra

Dadra

Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu is a union territory in western India. It was created through the merger of the former union territories of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu. Plans for the proposed merger were announced by the Government of India in July 2019 and the necessary legislation was passed in the Parliament of India in December 2019 and came into effect on 26 January 2020. The territory is made up of four separate geographical entities Dadra, Nagar Haveli, Daman and the island of Diu. All four areas were part of Portuguese India with the capital in Velha Goa, they came under Indian administration in the mid-20th century after the Annexation of Goa and Damaon. The capital city is Daman while Silvassa is the largest city.
Daman

Daman

Daman Portuguese: Damo is the capital city of the Indian union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu. It is a municipal council situated in Daman district of the union territory.Daman Ganga River divides Daman into two parts Nani-Daman and Moti-Daman Moti meaning \"big\" . Despite its name, Nani-Daman is the larger of the two parts, while the old city is mainly in Moti-Daman. This holds most of the important entities like the major hospitals, supermarkets and major residential areas. Vapi, Gujarat is the nearest city to Daman.
Chanod

Chanod

Vapi , is a city and municipality in Valsad district in the state of Gujarat, India. It is situated near the banks of the Daman Ganga River, around 28 km south of the district headquarters in the city of Valsad, and it is surrounded by the Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu. It is believed that city got its name from the old small stepwell situated near the balitha area. The meaning of vapi in sanskrit is a water reservoir or a water storage body.The town originally belonged to the Kshatriya Jagirdar family Palande during the Maratha Empire. After independence from the British Crown in 1951, the Jagirdar system was abolished by the Indian government and the community of Anavil Brahmin who formerly acted as tax farmers during the era of the Maratha Empire received the land.Vapi is also known as the City of Chemicals, it is the largest industrial area in Gujarat in terms of small-scale industries, dominated by the chemical industry.
Silvassa

Silvassa

Silvassa is a city and municipality in western India. It is the headquarters of the Dadra and Nagar Haveli district of the union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu, India. It is also the largest city in Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu. Many Large companies have established their manufacturing units here.The city has large number of factories providing significant government revenue, which allows the city to maintain a low level of taxation. The city was chosen as one of the hundred Indian cities in Government of India's flagship Smart Cities Mission.
Vapi

Vapi

Vapi , is a city and municipality in Valsad district in the state of Gujarat, India. It is situated near the banks of the Daman Ganga River, around 28 km south of the district headquarters in the city of Valsad, and it is surrounded by the Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu. It is believed that city got its name from the old small stepwell situated near the balitha area. The meaning of vapi in sanskrit is a water reservoir or a water storage body.The town originally belonged to the Kshatriya Jagirdar family Palande during the Maratha Empire. After independence from the British Crown in 1951, the Jagirdar system was abolished by the Indian government and the community of Anavil Brahmin who formerly acted as tax farmers during the era of the Maratha Empire received the land.Vapi is also known as the City of Chemicals, it is the largest industrial area in Gujarat in terms of small-scale industries, dominated by the chemical industry.
Khanvel

Khanvel

Silvassa is a city and municipality in western India. It is the headquarters of the Dadra and Nagar Haveli district of the union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu, India. It is also the largest city in Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu. Many Large companies have established their manufacturing units here.The city has large number of factories providing significant government revenue, which allows the city to maintain a low level of taxation. The city was chosen as one of the hundred Indian cities in Government of India's flagship Smart Cities Mission.
Diu

Diu

Daman and Diu is a former union territory in western India. It was a separate union territory until 26 January 2020 before it was merged with Dadra and Nagar Haveli union territory to form a single UT due to its small landmass. With an area of 112 km2 , it was the smallest federal division of India on the mainland. The territory comprised two distinct areasDaman and Diuthat are geographically separated by the Gulf of Khambhat. The state of Gujarat and the Arabian Sea bordered the territory. A Portuguese colony since the 1500s, the territories were annexed by India in 1961. Daman and Diu were administered as part of the union territory of Goa, Daman and Diu between 1961 and 1987, when they became a separate union territory.
Vanakbara

Vanakbara

Diu , also known as Diu Town, is a town in Diu district in the union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu, India. Diu District is the tenth least populated district of India.The town of Diu lies at the eastern end of Diu Island and is known for its fortress and old Portuguese cathedral. It is a fishing town.The city is one of the hundred Indian cities competing in a national level competition to get the funds under Narendra Modi's flagship Smart Cities Mission. Diu will be competing for the one of last 10 spots against 20 cities from across India. In April 2018, it was reported that the Diu Smart City has already become India's first city to run on 100 percent renewable energy during the daytime.
Rudana

Rudana

Silvassa is a city and municipality in western India. It is the headquarters of the Dadra and Nagar Haveli district of the union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu, India. It is also the largest city in Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu. Many Large companies have established their manufacturing units here.The city has large number of factories providing significant government revenue, which allows the city to maintain a low level of taxation. The city was chosen as one of the hundred Indian cities in Government of India's flagship Smart Cities Mission.
Dudhani

Dudhani

Dadra and Nagar Haveli is a district of the Indian union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu in western India. It is composed of two separate geographical entities: Nagar Haveli, wedged between Maharashtra and Gujarat and 1 kilometre to the northwest, the smaller enclave of Dadra, which is surrounded by Gujarat. Silvassa is the administrative headquarters of Dadra and Nagar Haveli.Unlike the surrounding areas, Dadra and Nagar Haveli was ruled by the Portuguese from 1783 until the mid-20th century. The area was captured by pro-India forces in 1954 and administered as the de facto state of Free Dadra and Nagar Haveli before being annexed to India as a union territory, the union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli in 1961. The union territory was merged with the neighbouring union territory of Daman and Diu to form the new union territory of \"Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu\" on 26 January 2020.

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