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About Goa

Goa, known as the “Tourist Paradise” is India’s smallest state by area and the fourth smallest by population.And is located on the western coast of India in the region known as  “Konkan”, it is bounded by the state of Maharashtra to the north, and by Karnataka to the east and south, while the Arabian Sea forms its western coast. Goa has been divided into North & South district. Every one wants to own a second home here in Goa. So there are lots of properties for sale in Goa but hte prices depend on the location.
 
 
The vast expanse of the Arabian Sea on the west forms the magnificent coastline, for which Goa is famous.  Terekhol (Tiracol),  Mandovi, Zuari, Chapora, Sal and Talpona are the main rivers which weave  their way throughout the state forming  the inland waterways adding beauty and romance to the land besides being used to transport Goa’s main export commodity of iron and manganese ore to Mormugao Harbour.
 
The scenic beauty of Goa is one of the most famous and loved destinations. Renowned for its beaches, places of worship and world heritage architecture, Goa is visited by large numbers of international and domestic tourists each year. Besides the natural beauty one will notice the warm and friendly nature of the Goan people.
 
Goa is a favorite tourist destination and has vibrant mix of ethnic culture with a distinct European zest. This is a place where one would love to have their holiday home and is also a “must visit” for the tourist as well as the businessmen who like to combine business with pleasure
 
Panaji is the state’s capital located on the banks of the Mandovi River, while Vasco da Gama is the largest city. The historic city of Margao still exhibits the cultural influence of the Portuguese, who first landed in the early 16th century as merchants and conquered it soon thereafter. Goa is serviced by an international / national airport located at Dabolim.
 
When we talk about seafood; prawns, mackerels, sardines, crabs and lobsters are the most popular with the locals and the visitors. The main staple food of the Goan people is rice, fish and curry. Crops grown in Goa are Rice, Cashew, Coconut, Areca nut, Rubber, Oil Palm, Bamboo, Mangoes & Pineapples.
 
Konkani is the mother tongue of Goa. Besides this you will find most of the people speaking English. Hindi being the national language is also widely understood and spoken among most people. Marathi is another language spoken by some of the people here. Since Portuguese ruled Goa before therefore Portuguese is also one of the languages spoken among the Goan people.
 
The climate in Goa bees warm and humid during the months of March, April, May. The monsoon season begins from June to September or October and cool climate from Mid November to January. The best time to visit Goa is from October to April.
 

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