Nagar Haveli

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Nagar Haveli
Sign for Nagar Haveli
Sign for Nagar Haveli
StateDadra and Nagar Haveli
 • OfficialMarathi, Gujarati
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)

Nagar Haveli is the larger pocket in the Indian Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli. It is surrounded by the Indian states of Gujarat and Maharashtra. [1]

Silvassa, the capital of the union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli is located in Nagar Haveli pocket.

Silvassa has a large number of factories and industries providing significant government revenue, which allows the city to maintain a low level of taxation.

Silvassa is also considered to be the home of Warli culture. Warli is the language spoken by the Warli people which is similar to both Marathi and Gujarati.[citation needed]

Silvassa is known for its natural environment and gardens.[citation needed] The Hindi movie "Phool Aur Kaante" was shot here. The Lion Safari and Vasona Deer Park are new upcoming tourist attractions.[citation needed]

Other towns in Nagar Haveli are: Amli, Sili, Saili, Amal, Kanadi, Vasona, Velugam, Dolara, Sindavni.

There is a small enclave of Maghval belonging to Gujarat that is located within Nagar Haveli, just south of Silvassa. Pratah Varta is a Hindi Daily Newspaper published from Silvassa.


  1. ^ "Dadra & Nagar Haveli". Archived from the original on 18 November 2012. Retrieved 9 May 2013. External link in |website= (help)

Coordinates: 20°11′24″N 72°34′48″E / 20.1900°N 72.5800°E / 20.1900; 72.5800