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Dadra And Nagar Haveli
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Dadra and Nagar Haveli may be a district of the Indian union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu in western India. its composed of two separate geographical entities: Nagar Haveli, wedged between Maharashtra and Gujarat and 1 km to the northwest, the smaller enclave of Dadra, which is surrounded by Gujarat. Silvassa is that the administrative headquarters of Dadra and Nagar Haveli.

Unlike the encompassing areas, Dadra and Nagar Haveli was ruled by the Portuguese from 1783 until the mid-20th century. the world was captured by pro-India forces in 1954 and administered because 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 make the new union territory of "Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu" on 26 January 2020. The territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli then became one among the three districts of the new union territory, because the Dadra and Nagar Haveli district.