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About Goa

about Goa

Sand, Sea and Sun are the three words that characterize the beautiful city of Goa. Being one of the largest visited cities in India, Goa is the smallest state by area in India. Located in India in the region known as the Konkan, is also the fourth smallest state by its population. This tourist destination is bounded by the state of Maharashtra on the north and in the south and in its east is the Karnataka. Whereas on the western side is the Arabian Sea that forms the western coast of Goa.

 

The city for its infrastructure ranks as the best place by the Eleventh Finance Commission of India. And the National Commission on Population based on the 12 Indicators has ranked Goa on top for providing the best quality of life in India. This favorite vacation spot is India's richest state. The city produces a GDP per capita of two and a half times that of the country as a whole.

 

Being a cultural hub, it is famous for a number of historic temples and churches, historic markets, heritage buildings and monuments and embellished beaches. The cultural influence of the Portuguese can be seen in the modern-day Goa, as the Portuguese were the first who landed here in the early 16th century as merchants. And soon thereafter, the Portuguese conquered Goa. The city is also a former Portuguese colony

 

Adorned with beautiful sandy beaches and pleasant environ, Goa is an ideal destination for a leisure vacation. It is one of such mesmerizing places where the beauty lies in its nature. The place is bestowed with mesmerizing natural beauty and astonishing scenic views. Away from the hustle and bustle of town and far away from the hectic busy schedule, Goa is simply a perfect and the best place to relax, enjoy and have fun amidst the nature. 

Goa Fast Facts

City: Goa

State: Goa

Country: India

Known As: Goan

Famous for/as: Beaches

Best Season: Oct - Jun

Summer: 23 - 40°C

Winter: 15 - 33°C

Rain: Jun - Sep

Area: 3700 km2

Altitude: 0m (0 ft)

PIN Code: 403xxx

STD Code: 0832

Languages: English, Konkani, Hindi

History
history of Goa

Culture
culture of Goa

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Food
food of Goa

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shopping in Goa

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