Daman and Diu is a union territory in western India. The capital is Daman. Official languages are English, Gujarati, Marathi, Hindi. The older generation speaks Portuguese and its Creole versions. District Daman , has an area of about 74 square meters. km, and is located on the west coast of India, in the territory of the modern state of Gujarat, near the border with Maharashtra, 160 km. from Mumbai (Bombay). It most likely received its name from the local river Daman Ganga. Diu, from dweepa, which means "island" in Sanskrit, occupies about 38 square meters. km, including the village of Ghogla on the shore. Diu is located on the western tip of the Kathiyavar peninsula, on the coast of the Gulf of Cambay of the Arabian Sea, 64 km away. bird flight from the city of Veraval, also located in the state of Gujarat.