About Dadra and Nagar Haveli UT
Dadra and Nagar Haveli is one of seven Union Territory (UT) cover an area of 491 sq km placed by the Western part of India. The population of Dadra and Nagar Haveli is about 342853 according to the census report 2011 of India. The territory is placed between two states Maharashtra and Gujarat.
The capital city of Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Silvassa is the largest city of this Union Territory. Some other important cities of the territory are Amal, Bildari, Cararpara, Dadra, Galonda, Kherdi, Luhari, Masat, Naroli, Randa, Sindonim and Velugao. The territory is consists with only one administrative District. Read more...
Climate of Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Usually the climate of Dadra and Nagar Haveli is hot in summer and cold and dry in winter. The weather seasons of the territory can be divided in three major types namely summer, winter and monsoon.
Weather in summer
Normally the summer season of Dadra and Nagar Haveli is continued from April to June and the temperature varies during this season from 32°C to 42°C.
Weather in winter
Normally the winter season of Dadra and Nagar Haveli is continued from November to mid-march and the temperature varies during this season from 15°C to 28°C.
Weather in monsoon
Normally the monsoon season of Dadra and Nagar Haveli is continued from July to September. The average annual rainfall of the UT is very high (approximately 230 cm) due to the winds of Arabian Sea.
Language and Religions Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Religions in Dadra and Nagar Haveli: Near about 62% of total population in Dadra and Nagar Haveli reside in village or rural areas and they divided in several community groups. Some major of them are Kokana, Varlies, Koli, Dhodia, Naika and Dublas tribe. The people of the UT mainly follow Hinduism (95% of total population) as their regions.
Languages in Dadra and Nagar Haveli: The tribal communities of Dadra and Nagar Haveli mainly use Bhili and Bhilodi languages as their dialect. But the people of metropolitan areas use Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati and English. English is accepted as the primary official language of the UT.
Festivals in Dadra and Nagar Haveli: The people of Dadra and Nagar Haveli divided into several primitive tribal groups. More over 62% of total population belongs to tribal community groups. These tribal groups practice a unique culture, folklores, festivals and dance forms. Major festivals of the state are Diwali, Divaso, Raksha Bandhan, Bhawada and Kali Puja.