District at a glance

District at a glance
Details Description
Average Climate

Summer (March to June) – Warm, 24° to 38°C

Monsoon (July to August) – Warm, Annual Rainfall, 2,000 to 2,500 mm

Winter (November to February) – Cool, 11° to 22°C

Geographical Location

Western side of the foothills of the Western Ghats

Latitude – 20° 2′ 51″ N to 20° 21′ 36 ” N

Longitude – 72° 54′ 41″ N to 73° 13′ 13 ” N

Area & Density

41.63 sq km

Density (Population per sq. km) of district is 700.

Sex – ratio District has the sex ratio of 774
Child Sex – ratio District has the child sex ratio of 926<
Literacy District has literacy  rate  of  76.2% and  female  literacy  rate  is 64.3%.
Languages Spoken Gujarati, Marathi, Portuguese, Hindi, Varli,Kokni
Population District has population of 343709.
Rivers Daman Ganga River
Municipal Corporations Silvassa Municipal Council
Forest Cover About 41.63% of the geographical area.
Local Transport Auto rickshaws, sarthi and private buses, rental cars and bicycles are available.
Music & Dance Tarpa Dance, Bhawada Dance, Tur and Thali Dance, Dhol Dance, Gheria Dance.
Pin code 396230
Major Attractions Forests, wildlife, gardens, tribal culture, heritage