Facts & Data of Goa
Area: 3702 square kilometers
Altitude: Sea Level to 1,022 mts
Location: Between latitude 15 degree 48'00" North and
14 degree 53'54" North and Longitudes 74 degree 20'13"
East & 73 degree 40'33" East.
Population: 14.57 lakh (2012 Census)
Climate: Tropical & coastal weather all through the
Max: 34 Degree C
Min: 22 Degree C
Warmest Months: March to May
Coolest Months: June to September
Rainy Season: October to February
Official Language: Konkani. But Marathi, Portuguese, Hindi
and English are also widely spoken.
Topography: Goa is bordered by Maharshtra in the north and
Karnataka in the south. The Arabian Sea is to its east, while the
western ghats is on its west.
The People: The main occupation of native Goans is either
farming or fishing.
Transportation: Goa is connected by Air, Rail and Road.
Indian Airlines: From Mumbai, Bangalore, Kochi, New Delhi,
Chennai and Thiruvanathapuram.
Private Airlines: Jet Airways, Gujarat Airways, Sahara Airlines
operate flights between Goa, Mumbai, New Delhi and Pune.
By Rail: Goa is connected with Mumbai, New Delhi, Ahemedabad,
Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi, Chennai and also Mangalore (via the Konkan
Railway Corporation Section).
By Road: Goa is connected by good, motorable roads, with
all the major towns in India via following National Highways NH4A,
NH17 and NH17A.
Chief Minister: Digambar Kamat