Facts About Panaji

There are a number of facts about Panaji that are essential information for the tourists. The facts about Panaji include the geographical and economical information about Panaji city.

The city of Panaji is located on the left bank of the River Mandovi. The city is placed on the island of Tiswadi. The city is the administrative capital of the state of Goa. The city of Panaji was chosen as a capital of the region in the year 1843. The city remained under the rule of the Portuguese who constructed several structures that still stand in their grandiosity in the city of Panaji. The city is inhabited by the Goanese people who communicate in English, Hindi, Konkani and Marathi. Christianity is one of the dominant religions followed in the region.

Some of the important facts about Panaji are mentioned below:
  • Area: 36 square kilometers

  • Geographical Coordinates: 73.5 Degrees East and 15.25 Degrees North

  • District: North Goa

  • Elevation: 60 meters

  • Climate:     Maximum: 26 degree centigrade
                         Minimum: 20 degrees centigrade

  • Rainfall: 350 cm

  • Population: 65,586

  • Postal Code: 403001

  • STD Code: 0832

  • Currency: Indian Rupee

Last Updated on: 15/05/2013