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Goa

Area    : 3,702 square kms.
Capital :Panaji
Districts         : 2
Language : Konkani and Marathi
Population : 1,458,545 (2011census)
Literacy : 88.70%(2011census)
State Bird : Black crested bulbul
State Animal : Gaur
State Flower : To be declared
State Tree : Matti
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Goa, a tiny state, known as the 'Tourist Paradise of India' enjoys a renowned place in the traveler's guide. Situated on the west coast of the country, the state was liberated from Portuguese rule in 1961 and became a part of the Indian Union territory along with Daman and Diu. It became the 25th independent state of India on 30th May1987. Goa with only two districts South Goa and North Goa, is bordered by Maharashtra in the north, Karnataka in the south and east, and the Arabian Sea on the west. Even though Konkani and Marathi are the main languages, English is also widely spoken by the Goans. Goa is blessed with marvelous beaches and sunshine, splendid churches, and peaceful, warm and friendly people. Best time to visit Goa is November to March.
 
Main Places
  North Goa
  South Goa
  Panaji
  Margoa
  Ponda
  Vasco
Travel & Tourism  
Goa, one of India's smallest states with an area of 3,702 sq km is cradled in the Sahayadri range in the Western Ghats.Goa is adorned with a rich culture and some of the prettiest sceneries India has to offer. ...
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Land of Goa

Goa is the smallest state of the Indian Union. It was part of the Union Territory of Goa, Daman and Diu. It became the twenty fifth state in the Indian Union on May 30th 1987 while Daman and Diu remained as union Territory.

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Goa Carnival
 
Colourful Goa
 

Goa is famous for varied culture and tradition.. Read More

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Dances of Goa
 
Time to Enjoy....
 

Be it a Christian feast or Hindu Festivals, the whole of Goa stands on its feet to enjoy the merriment... Read More