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Diu island is situated slightly off the coast of Kathiawad near the Port of Veraval in Gujarat. It has a coastal length of 21 kms. and is at a distance of about 768 kms. from Daman, the Capital of the newly formed Union Territory of Daman and Diu.

Diu is bounded by Gir-Somnath and Amreli District of Gujarat in the North and by the Arabian Sea from three sides. It is connected the mainland via two bridge.

The district of Diu is situated between the parallels 20°-44'-34” and 20°-42'-00” of latitude north and between the meridians 71°-00'-24” and 70°-52'-26" of longitude east of Greenwich. Its length from the extremes north and south, measures 4.6 kms and width from east to west measures 13.8 kms. The altitude is 6 meters above sea level. The topography is generally plain. The hillocks attain a maximum height of 30 metres.

Connectivity

Air: The Diu administration runs an Airport in Diu which at present has one Jet airways flight operating between Mumbai and Diu. This Flight takes off from Mumbai at 2:40 PM and arrives in Diu at 3:45 PM. The same flight returns to Mumbai via Porbander, reaching Mumbai at 7:10 PM.

Rail: The nearest Meter gauge railhead is Delwara in Sasan Gir District of Gujarat which is approximately 9 Kms from Diu. The nearest broad gauge railhead is at Veraval in Sasan Gir District of Gujarat which is approximately 90 Kms from Diu and has direct trains to Ahmedabad, Pune, Jabalpur, Mumbai and Trivanthpuram.

Road: Diu is well connected to the Rajkot(210 kms), Bhavnagar(200 Kms), Ahmedabad (400 Kms) , Amreli (100 Kms) through a network of National Highways 8B and 8E.