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Information on Goa, About Goa
Goa is located in the west coast of India. Konkan is the region of Goa and surrounded by many states. In south and east side it as Karnataka, Western coast as Arabian Sea and the north side as Maharastra. Goa is one of the smallest states in India and the population also very less. Panaji is the capital of Goa and the very big city is Vasco da Gama. Still the Margao city is following the Portuguese culture because Portuguese merchants are first landed in the Goa state. The Portuguese peoples totally depart around 450 years and in 1961 they exited from Goa.

To know about Goa, it as number of tourist places like lot of beaches, World tradition architectures and so many worship places. A huge number of visitors visit everyday to Goa such as domestic and international tourists. Here also you find so many rich fauna and Flora, and the location of this place is Western Ghats which is classified and noted as biodiversity hotspot.

The name Goa came from Portuguese people and this is a European language. The exact meaning of Goa is unclear. In old century the people used so many names. Finally Mahabharata refers this name as GOA. And also in some of the Sanskrit text they are using Gopakapattanam or Gopakapuri and also this name we can see in Sacred Hindu books.

Already we heard about that Goa is one of the smallest state, when compare to other states and the area is about 3,702 kilo meter square. Mainly Goa has divided into two areas. Konkan is the coastal area and Deccan plateau is the mountain area. Goa has coastline area of around 101 km or 63 miles. During the period of Kadamba they built more than 300 ancient tanks.

In Goa some of the important rivers are Mandovi, Terekhol, Chapora River, Zuari and Sal.

Here the state is separated into two parts, south Goa and North Goa. In north Goa Panaji is the head quarters and in south Goa Margao is the head quarters. The district collector will govern the both district. Goa is the beautiful tourist place for visitors and here we find so many number of attracting beaches.
  • Hotel Majorda Beach Resort
  • Fort Aguada Beach Resort
  • Cidade De Goa
  • Bogmallo Beach Hotel
  • Hotel Taj Exotica
  • Kenilworth Beach Hotel
  • Whispering Palms Beach Hotel
  • Silver Sands Beach Hotel

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