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Daman District : Daman and Diu (UT)

About District

Daman is one of the two districts of the union territory, which is located on the Indian west coast. Daman, Diu and Goa came to form one political unit after liberation from the erstwhile Portuguese regime in 1961. In 1987 , when Goa become a full fledged state, Daman and Diu was separated from Goa. The total Geographical Area of Daman is 72 Sq. Km. The place is bordered by a variety of topographical features. The district of Valsad in Gujarat state lies towards the east, the well known river called Bhagwan flows towards the north, the Arabian Sea is located towards the west and River kalem flows towards the south. The major river of the region Damanganga divides the Daman district into two separate parts. As many as three rivers provide water to the district. It is a paradise for travelers searching for peace, solitude and serenity. The charm of this place lies in its fine forts and churches, in which you can get a whiff of Portuguese preeminence. The places of tourist interests in Daman are Devka Beach, Church of Bom Jesus, Fort of Saint Jerome and Jampore Beach etc..

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District at a Glance

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