Goa | Facts and Figures


Capital : Panaji

Statehood : 30 May 1987

Area : 3,702 km2

Goa is the 29th largest state by area.

Population : 14+ Lakhs

Based on 2011 census, population in Goa is more than 14 Lakhs and ranks 26th position. Therefore the population density is 973 persons per square kilometer.

Language : Konkani

Number of Districts : 2

Below are the districts in Goa:

  1. North Goa
  2. South Goa

Vehicle registration code: GA

Literacy rate : 88%

According to 2011 census, Goa stands 3rd in literacy rate.

State Animal : Indian bison

State Bird : Flame throated bulbul

State Tree : Terninalia crenulata

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