Area: 3,702 sq. kms.
Population: 13,47,668 (2001 Census); Approx 65% are Hindu, 30% Christian and 5% Muslim
Literates: 9,58562 (2001 Census), 82% of population
Languages spoken: Konkani, Marathi, English, Portuguese and Hindi
Districts: Two – North Goa & South Goa
Major port: Mormugao
Airport: Goa Airport at Dabolim, near Vasco
Climate: Tropical ( The average temperature varies between 25°C – 30°C)
Summer: March To June (Min. 25°C – Max. 38°C)
Monsoon: July To September (Average Rainfall – 3200 mm)
Winter: November To February (Min. 14°C – Max. 30°C)
Major Rivers: Tiracol, Chapora, Mandovi, Zuari, Sal and Talpona
Tourist season: Throughout the year
Peak season: November to February
Famous beach: Arambol, Anjuna, Baga, Colva, Calangute, Miramar, Vagator
To the North of Goa lies Maharashtra and to the South and East lies Karnataka
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