About Goa

Goa is situated on the Konkan coast of India. Its capital is Panaji. The coastline of Goa is 131 kms long. Goa is one of the smaller states of India in terms of area and population. It is bounded by the state Maharashtra to its north, Karnataka to its south and the Arabian Sea to its west. Goa is a former Portuguese colony. It was ruled by the Portuguese for more than 450 years. It was liberated in the year 1961. Goa is very popular tourist destination among foreign and domestic tourists. Goa is famous for its beaches, culture, climate and food. Goa is well connected to other states by bus, railway and flights. It has its own international airport at Dabolim.
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