Goa Quick Facts
Lying on western India, Goa is surrounded by the state of Karnataka towards its south & east and Maharashtra towards its north.
Goa own a coastline stretching for over 100 kilometres along the Arabian Sea. The official name for Goa’s capital is Panaji and the Portuguese name was “Pongim”.
Goa state is famous for its exotic sun-kissed sea beaches, outdoor adventure sports, beach activities as well as impressive Portuguese churches.
Two main religions in Goa state are Hinduism (around 65%) and Christianity (30%). However, this state still has some other religions like Muslims & Sikhs.
In 2020, the population of Goa state is estimated at more than 1,5 million people in a total area of around 3,702 square kilometres (1,429 sq mi).