Goa

Goa

Goa also known as “Pearl Of the Orient ” Or “Rome of East “

Goa state is located in southwestern coast of India in the coastal belt known as the Konkan.

  • Formation : 30 May 1987
  • Capital : Panaji
  • Number of districts : 02
  • Governor : Bhagat Singh Koshyari
  • Chief minister : Pramod Sawant
  • Largest city : Vasco Da Gama
  • Rajya Sabha seats : 01
  • Lok Sabha seats : 02
  • Area rank : 28th

Basic facts of Goa:

Goa
Map of Goa
  • Motto : “May everyone see goodness, may non suffer any pain “
  • Mammal : Gaur
  • Bird : Flame throated bulbul
  • Fish : Grey mullet
  • Flower : Jasmine
  • Fruit : Cashew
  • Tree : coconut palm

Important National Parks and wild life sanctuaries in Goa:

Goa
  • Anshi National Park
  • Netravali Wildlife sanctuary
  • Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Bhagwaan Mahaveer Sanctuary
  • Mollem National Park
  • Catigao Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Salim Ali Burd

Important dances of Goa :

Goa
  • Ghodemodni
  • Corredinho
  • Romta Mel
  • Veerbhadra
  • Divlyan Nach
  • Kunbi
  • Musalam khel
  • Goff
  • Dhangar dance
  • Dekhni

Important festivals of Goa :

Goa
  • Goa Carnival
  • Christmas
  • New year eve in Goa
  • Three kings feast
  • Sao Joao festival
  • Shigmo
  • Vasco Saptah
  • Mango festival
  • Holi

Important facts of Goa

Dughsagar waterfalls of Goa is the second highest waterfall in the whole India.

over 400 species of birds have been found in Goa.

Goa celebrates two independent days. Goa celebrates his second independence day on 19th December every year.

The state has the highest per capita income.

Goa is the smallest state in India.

Over a third of Goa is covered by forest.

It’s one of the most visited tourism place in India.

Reference : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goa

Thanks for reading :-

1 thought on “Goa”

  1. Pingback: Uttar Pradesh : Uttar Pradesh : An Indian State Known As " Heartland Of India "

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *