Area : 3,702 sq. kms.
Capital : Panaji/Panjim
Currency :The unit of currency in Goa is the Indian Rupee.
Electricity :220 Volts
Languages : English, Hindi, Marathi, Konkani
Best Time to Visit : October to May
STD Code North Goa : 0832
STD Code South Goa :0834
25 Degrees Celsius - December to February
38 Degrees Celsius - March to November
Season to Avoid : Monsoon
Location :Between Latitudes 15 48'00" N and 14 53' 54" N and Longitudes 74 20'13" E and 73 40'33" E
Neighbouring Cities : Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra towards the North, Belgaum to the East, Karwar district of Karnataka to the South and the Arabian Sea to the West
Major Rivers : Tiracol, Chapora, Mandovi, Zuari, Sal and Talpona
Main Beaches : Arambol, Mandrem, Morjim, Vagator, Anjuna, Baga, Calangute, Sinquerim, Miramar are major beaches in the North with Majorda, Betalbatim, Colva, Benaulim, Varca, Cavelossim and Palolem in the south
Wildlife Sanctuaries : Bondla, Mollem lie in the eastern forested hilly areas of the state
Visas are required for the foreigners arriving in Goa in India. Tourist Visa, Business Visa and Student Visa are available for the foreigners who may be visiting Goa for different reasons.
Goa in India is a popular tourism destination that attracts tourists from far and away. Goa is dotted with the best of beaches, temples and churches. Accommodation in Goa is not an issue. There are ample hotels, beach resorts and cottages to offer you a comfortable stay in the beach capital of India - Goa.
Check out Goa Travel Guide for more information..