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India officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by geographical area, the second most populous country, and the most populous liberal democracy in the world. India is a union of twenty-eight states and seven federally-governed union territories. New Delhi is the capital of India.
 
Diu is a city in Diu district in the state of Daman and Diu, India. It is an island lying off the south coast of Gujarat's Kathiawar peninsula, separated from the mainland by a tidal creek. It has an area of 40 square kilometers, and a population of 44,110 inhabitants. The town of Diu lies at the eastern end of the island, and is famous for its fortress and old Portuguese Cathedral. It is also a fishing town. The village of Ghoghla, which lies on the mainland opposite the eastern end of the island, is also part of the union territory.
 
As of 2001 India census, Diu had a population of 21,576 inhabitants. The males constitute 46 percent of the population and females 54 percent. Diu has an average literacy rate of 75 percent, higher than the national average of 59.5 percent, male literacy is 81 percent and, female literacy is 69 percent. In Diu, 13 percent of the population is under 6 years of age. The tourist destinations include the nearby Nagoa beach. The old fort, the church and the museum have a strong Portuguese taste.

It can also be considered as the preeminent, historical and potential tourism destination that enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers to become one of the most visited places.

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