The Union Territory (UT) of Daman and Diu consists of two districts, namely Daman and Diu, situated on the western coast of India at about 700 km away from each other.
Daman is on the mainland near the southern portion of Gujarat, with Vapi being the nearest railway station on Western Railway line. The major river of the region, Daman Ganga river, divides the district into two separate parts. The river Bhagwan runs along the northern border of the district whereas the river Kalem runs along the southern border.
On the other hand, Diu is an island near Junagarh district in Gujarat, with Delwada being the nearest railway station. The district has 21 km of the coastal region and is straddled by Chasi river in the north and the Arabian sea on the remaining three sides.
Home to over 2100 Manufacturing establishments
About 1500 Trawlers and mechanised boats are engaged in fishing in the UT of Daman and Diu
Annual tourist arrivals of over 0.85 mn