|Daman and Diu lie on the edge of the southern borders of Gujarat, in western India. On the northern side of the island facing Gujarat, is Diu which consists of tidal marsh and saltpans. While the southern coast, has limestone cliffs, rocky coves and sandy beaches.
The rocky and sandy interior of Daman & Diu reach a maximum altitude of 29 meters above sea level. Palm and coconut trees fill up this island. It is about 786 km from Daman and is bound by Chasi River on the north and the Arabian Sea on the other three sides. Its total area is about 33 sq. km. and connects to the mainland by two bridges.
Daman is an underdeveloped town, with a tropical season and its beaches are very welcoming. It was earlier called by the name of Damao and is bound by the Kolak River on the north. The northern part is called Little Daman or Nani Daman, which is filled with restaurants. While the southern part, is called Moti Daman or Big Daman and which is rich in ancient architecture.