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Tourist Information – Goa and in around

Ensconed on the slopes of the Western Ghats Goa is bounded on the North by Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra, on the East by Belgaum, on the South by Karwar district of Karnataka and on West by Arabian Sea. Its rivers Tiracol, Chapora, Mandovi, Zuari, Sal and Talpona, which are navigable throughout the year , have their origin in the Sahyadri ranges and flow westward into the Arabian Sea, 60 kms away, breaking the long coast line covering a length 105 kms into enchanting esturies and bays which mark off idyllic palm fringed beaches like Arambol, Vagator, Anjuna, Baga and Calangute in North Goa and Colva, Betul and Palolem in South Goa

The state is well connected with all major cities in India by air, road and rail. Each spot in Goa has something unique to offer

General Information

Area

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3702 Kms

Population

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13,47668 (2001 censes)

Altitude

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Sea level to 1022 meters

Climate

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Tropical – summer 33.5° C to 26°C Winter - 29°C to 19°C

Rainfall

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Maximum 130 to 140 inches

Clothing

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Tropical clothing throughout the year. Light Woolen can be worn during December and January

Languages

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Konkani, Marathi, Hindi, English

Tourist season

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Throughout the year

Best time to Visit

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September to March

Places of Interest

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