Goa District Map



District Map of Goa

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Goa is India's smallest state in terms of area and is the country's most popular tourist destination. Goa is bordered by the Arabian Sea to the West, Maharashtra to its North and Karnataka to its East and South.
With a GDP per capita two and a half times that of the country as a whole, Goa is India's richest state. Panaji is Goa's capital city, while Vasco Da Gama is its largest city.

Goa covers an area of 3,702 km sq and has a total population of 1,457,723 (2011 census). Goa is divided into two districts, North Goa and South Goa. Panaji is the headquarters of North Goa and the district is further divided into four sub divisions and six taluks. The headquarters of South Goa is Madgao and the district is further divided into three sub divisions and six taluks. Each district is governed by a District Collector appointed by the Government of India.

Goa still displays a strong cultural influence of the Portugese who ruled the area in the early 16th century. Goa is famous across India and the world for its beautiful beaches, Portuguese style churches, varied flora and fauna due to being situated on the Western Ghats (A UNESCO World Heritage Site).

List of Districts in Goa



S No.DistrictHeadquartersPopulation (Census 2011)Sex Ratio (per 1000)Average Literacy
1North GoaPanaji818,00896389.57%
2South GoaMargao640,53798687.59%


Goa Beaches and Churches:



Goa is essential known for its beaches and some of Goa's most famous beaches are Calangute Beach, Baga Beach, Anjuna Beach, Colva Beach, and Palolem Beach among others. Apart from that, Goa is also known for its Portugese style churches, a lot of which are located in Old Goa. The most famous among these churches are the Basilica of Bom Jesus, Church of St. Francis of Assisi, Chapel of St. Catherine and the Church of St. Anne, among others.

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Last Updated on: July 25, 2017






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