geographical name \ˌsil-vä-ˈsä\

Definition of SILVASSA

town W India of Dadra and Nagar Haveli union territory pop 21,890


   (Concise Encyclopedia)

Town (pop., 2001: 21,893), capital of Dadra and Nagar Haveli union territory, western India. Located on the Daman Ganga River some 15 mi (25 km) from the Arabian Sea, it is the economic centre of the territory, which produces rice, pulses, and fruit crops. Manufacturing and tourism are also important.


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