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|Union Territory||Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu|
|• Official||Dhodia Gujarati|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Climate||Tropical monsoon climate|
|Avg. summer temperature||35 °C (95 °F)|
|Avg. winter temperature||18 °C (64 °F)|
Dadra is located 6 km west of Silvassa, the capital of the district. Dadra consists of Dadra town and two other villages.
Until 1954, Dadra was part of Portuguese India. Under Portuguese rule, Dadra formed a freguesia (administrative parish) of the Nagar Haveli concelho (municipality). In turn, the Nagar Haveli concelho was part of the Daman district.
- Bansal, Sunita. Encyclopaedia of India. p. 83.
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