| Share
 

Dadra and Nagar Haveli

Dadra and Nagar Haveli (däˈdrä, näˈgär hävāˈlē) [key], union territory (2001 provisional pop. 220,451), 188 sq mi (487 sq km), W central India, on the Arabian Sea. Portugal colonized these two inland enclaves in the mid-16th cent. India occupied them in 1954. Despite a ruling by the International Court of Justice that upheld Portugal's claim to the area, they were incorporated into India as a single union territory in 1961. The territory is being developed as a "no industry" sector for tourism.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

More on Dadra and Nagar Haveli from Infoplease:

  • Portuguese India - Portuguese India Portuguese India, the former Portuguese possessions on the Indian subcontinent. It ...
  • Daman and Diu - Daman and Diu Daman and Diu , union territory (2001 provisional pop. 158,059), 50 sq mi (130 sq ...
  • India: Land - Land The southern half of India is a largely upland area that thrusts a triangular peninsula ...
  • Encyclopedia: Indian Political Geography - Encyclopeadia articles concerning Indian Political Geography.

See more Encyclopedia articles on: Indian Political Geography


Premium Partner Content
HighBeam Research
Documents Images and Maps Reference
(from Newspapers, Magazines, Journals, Newswires, Transcripts and Books)

Research our extensive archive of more than 80 million articles from 6,500 publications.

Additional search results provided by HighBeam Research, LLC. © Copyright 2005. All rights reserved.

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring