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Goa Situated between Karnataka and Maharashtra, Goa is bounded on the north by the Terekhol river, surrounded on the south and east by Karnataka while on the west is the Arabian sea. Its ancient name was Gomantaka or Gomanchala. Goa with its long beaches along the Arabian sea is a principal tourist resort. Goa has a hilly terrain especially on its eastern side where lies the southern ends of the Sahyadri range. These mountains after skirting a considerable portion of the northern, eastern and southern boundaries branch off westwards across the territory with many spurs and ridges The most picturesque region is located in the lower basin of the Mandovi and Zuari rivers which join to form a bay. There are about half a dozen islets between the estuaries of these rivers

Goa Quick Info

Currency: Indian rupee (Rs.)

Airport: Dabolim (GOI)

Time Zone: UTC+05:30

Railways: Madgaon (MAO) and Vasco-da-gama (VSG)

Capital: Panaji

Official Language: Konkani

Calling Code:+91

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