Daman and Diu

Capital

-

Region

WI

Total Area

0 sq. km.


Quick Facts

Date Of Establishment

1961-12-19

Pin Prefix

396210

Population(Male)

150301

Population(Female)

92946

Literacy Rate(Male)

89.43

Literacy Rate(Female)

60.96


About State

Daman and Diu along with Goa was a colony held by the Portuguese, even after the Independence. In 1961, it was made an integral part of India. After conferring statehood on Goa on 30 May, 1987, Daman and Diu was made a separate Union Territory. Daman lies about 193 km away from Mumbai. It is bound on the east by Gujarat, on the west by the Arabian Sea, on the north by the Kolak River, and on the south by Kalai river. The neighbouring district of Daman is Valsad in Gujarat. Diu is an island connected by two bridges. The neighbouring district of Diu is Junagadh of Gujarat.