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Goa Facts

 
Goa is located on the west coast of India, in the region known as the Konkan, near the state of Maharashtra, The Arabian Sea makes up the state’s west coast. Panaji is the state’s capital, and Vasco its largest town

Total Area: 3660 sq km
Population: 2 million
Capital: Panaji
Language Spoken: konkani, marathi, english and portuguese
Religion: hindu, muslim and christian
Climate : Moderate, humid with alternate seasons
Temprature : between 22°c and 36°
Rainfall : Annual 400 cms, monsoons (june to september)
Rivers : Tiracol (23kms), Chapora (29kms), Baga (2kms), Mandovi (34kms), Zuari (77kms), Sal (24kms)
Lakes : Mayem, Santa Cruz, Curchorem, Cacora, Carambolim, Chimbel, Curtorim, Benaulim
Sanctuaries : Bondla, Cotigao And Molem (Wildlife), Chorao (Bird).
Crops : Rice, Cashew, Coconut, Areca, Rubber, Oil Palm, Bamboo, Mangoes And Pineapples.
Minerals : Iron, Manganese, Bauxite, Asbestos, Feldspar, Graphite, Quartz, Talc, Silica Sand, Limestone & Laterite Stone.