About Goa

Goa is mainly known as the tourist hub of India. It is located at the west coast of India, better known as the Konkan. It shares its boundaries with Maharashtra and Karnataka, and it is surrounded by the Arabian Sea at the west coast.  Goa is one of the smallest states in India. It has the fourth smallest population when compared with the other states in India.

The capital of Goa is Panaji. Panaji is sometimes referred to as Panjim. Goa has a number of beaches and flora and fauna and therefore is one of the hotspots of tourism in India. In fact, at any point of time in Goa, you will find the tourist population higher than the population of the locals. Before the advent of globalization, Goa may be the place which would have foreigners in India.

Although Goa is well known for its tourist spots, it has several interesting things to do and watch other than tourism. Goa is home to a rich and vibrant, and diverse flora and fauna, which makes it a very beautiful place to be in. Also, Goa has several architectural marvels that are to be seen to be believed. In India today, Goa is one of the few places where you can find the architecture form the times that the British ruled India. Even Goa was a Portuguese territory for a brief timespan. This has caused the region to have a diverse culture and religious background.

There are several beaches in Goa, and each and every beach can be compared to the best beaches in the world. Goa is one of the few liberal regions in India, and it is considered a tourist spot not only by the world but also by Indians. You will find many Indians from Bombay, Bangalore, etc coming down to Goa for a short vacation.

South Goa

Goa is one of the most well known states of India. It is a tourist spot for Indians and foreigners alike. Along with tourism, Goa is known for its architectural marvels as well as its beaches and flora and fauna. Goa is comprises of two areas, South Goa and North Goa.

South Goa is bounded by the North Goa District to the North and Uttara Kannada District of Karnataka to the south and the East. To the West, South Goa is bounded by the Arabian Sea. South Goa is known for its natural beauty and the services that it offers to the tourists.

South Goa has three subdivisions and five Taluks. The subdivisions are Margaon, Mormugao and Quepem. The taluks are Mormugao, Quepem, Sanguem, Canacona and Salcete.

South Goa has a rich and vibrant heritage as well as the flora and fauna that have made it a hot spot for tourists all over the world. South Goa has several natural beaches which make it a must visit spot for tourists. It also has several temples. South Goa is headed by hill spots, paddy fields and waterfalls all over.

South Goa is home to the Colva and the Benaulim Beach, two of the most beautiful beaches in South Goa. South Goa also has the Dabolim Airport, which is near Vasco da Gama. Bogmalo is another important venue in South Goa. It has a beach and several resting areas for tourists.  The most famous beach of Goa, the Colva Beach has several tourist cottages and other hotels and complexes. Colva was a predominantly a fishing area, but the economic progresses brought about by tourism have crept up here too. Thus, South Goa is instrumental in adding the splendor that is always available in Goa. It has some of Goa’s most important and beautiful beaches along with other tourist spots.

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