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   Goa is a state in the western part of India. Goa is situated on the western coast of the Indian Peninsula. On its north runs the Threshold River, which separates Goa from Maharashtra and on the south lies North Canara district of Karnataka. On the east lie the Western Ghats and in the west the Arabian Sea.  Goa is divided into 2 Districts, 11 Panchayat Blocks, 188 Panchayat Villages, and 38 Cities & Towns.

Roads: Of the motorable roads, national highway constitutes 224 km, state highways 232 km and district roads 815 km.

Railways: Goa is linked with Mumbai, Mangalore and Thiruvananthapuram through the Konkan Railway, which has introduced several fast trains on these lines. Vasco da Gama is connected with Bangalore and Belgaum on the South Central Railway, presently for goods traffic only.

Aviation: Mumbai, Delhi, Thiruvananthapuram, Cochin, Chennai, Agati and Bangalore are linked with Dabolim through regular Airlines services.

Ports: Mormugao is the major port in the State. Mormugao handles cargo vessels. Minor ports are located at Panaji, Tiracol, Chapora Betul and Talpona, out of which Panaji is the main operative port. One offshore berth at Panaji has also been commissioned.

Tourist Centres
Important tourist centres are Colva, Calangute, Vagator, Baga, Harmal, Anjuna and Miramar beaches; Basilica of Bom Jesus and Se Cathedral churches at Old Goa; Kavlem, Mardol, Mangueshi, Bandora temples; Aguada, Terekhol, Chapora and Cabo de Rama Forts; Dudhsagar and Harvalem Waterfalls and Mayem Lake Resort. The State has rich wildlife sanctuaries, viz., Bondla, Cotigao, Molem and Dr Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary at Chorao covering an area of 354 sq km.

 

 

Vicas Directory > Regional > Asia > India > State: Goa > Districts:

 

     1.  North Goa District

     2.  South Goa District

 

Vicas Directory > Regional > Asia > India > State: Goa > Cities and Towns: 
 

1) Mormugao, (Goa), Population: 104,758
2) Panaji, (Goa), Population: 99,677
3) Margao, (Goa), Population: 94,383
4) Mapusa, (Goa), Population: 40,487
5) Curchorem Cacora, (Goa), Population: 21,407
6) Ponda, (Goa), Population: 17,713
7) Cuncolim, (Goa), Population: 15,860
Calangute, (Goa), Population: 15,783
9) Sancoale, (Goa), Population: 15,604
10) Penha-de-Franca, (Goa), Population: 15,377
11) Bicholim, (Goa), Population: 14,913
12) Curti, (Goa), Population: 13,179
13) Quepem, (Goa), Population: 12,573
14) Bandora, (Goa), Population: 12,267
15) Canacona, (Goa), Population: 11,901
16) Sanquelim, (Goa), Population: 11,194
17) Davorlim, (Goa), Population: 10,929
18) Siolim, (Goa), Population: 10,318
19) Socorro (Serula), (Goa), Population: 10,174
20) Benaulim, (Goa), Population: 10,158
21) Reis Magos, (Goa), Population: 8,708
22) Candolim, (Goa), Population: 8,604
23) Sao Jose de Areal, (Goa), Population: 8,351
24) Valpoi, (Goa), Population: 7,917
25) Chinchinim, (Goa), Population: 7,033
26) Aldona, (Goa), Population: 6,588
27) Guirim, (Goa), Population: 6,372
28) Sanguem, (Goa), Population: 6,173
29) Pale, (Goa), Population: 5,641
30) Saligao, (Goa), Population: 5,559
31) Colvale, (Goa), Population: 5,475
32) Queula, (Goa), Population: 5,456
33) Goa Velha, (Goa), Population: 5,395
34) Carapur, (Goa), Population: 5,339
35) Pernem, (Goa), Population: 5,289
36) Varca, (Goa), Population: 4,865
37) Sanvordem, (Goa), Population: 4,833
38) Parcem, (Goa), Population: 4,324

 

 

 Goa Tourism

http://www.goatourism.org/About_Goa/goa_intro.htm

 

 

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