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  1. STD Code : +91 832
  2. Geographical Location : 15.563°N 73.818°E
  3. Capital : Panaji or Panajim
  4. Area : 3702 km2 (1429 sq mi)
  5. Population : 1,400,000 (25th)
  6. Average Climate : Summer - Min. 25° C - Max. 45° C Winter - Min. 3° C - Max. 11° C
  7. Rainfall : 325cms average rainfall
  8. Languages Spoken : Kokani, Marathi, English, Hindi
  9. Literacy Rate : 82%
  10. Rivers : Mandovi, the Zuari, the Terekhol, Chapora River
  11. National Highways : NH-17 (Mangalore-Goa-Mumbai), NH-4A (Panaji-Belgaum)
  12. Governer : Shivinder Singh Sidhu
  13. Chief Minister : Digambar Kamat
  14. Legislature (seats) : Unicameral (40)
  15. Famous Personalities : Nighiangle of India - Lata mangeshkar, Asha Bhosale Pop Star and Bollywood singer - Remo Fernandes International Tennis player - Leander Paes
  16. Popular Beaches : Anjuna, Arambol,Baga, Candolim, Miramar, Dona Paula
  17. Best time to visit Goa : Between October to March
  18. Goa Distance(s) : 593km - Mumbai, 338km - Pune, 770km - Surat, 1910km - Delhi 159km - Belgaum , 187km - Hubli.
  19. World Heritsge Site : Bom Jesus Basilica.
  20. Museums : Goa State Museum, Wax Museum in Old Goa and the Naval Aviation Museum.
  21. Shopping Hubs : Anjuna Flea market, the Mapusa Friday market and the new market at Margao
  22. Famous To Eat : Sorpotel, Rissois, Sorpotel, Xhacuti, Sannas, Feni Drink
  23. Goa Tourism Development Corporation Ltd : Trionora Apartments, Dr Alvares Costa Road, Panaji, Goa- 403001, India. Phone: 0832-2226515, 2224132, 2226728 Fax: 0832- 243926 Email:gtdcorp@sancharnet.in

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