Districts in Goa

Goa state map:

Goa state capital city is Panaji. The total area of the state is 3,702 Km.Sq. According to recent census the total population of the state was 1,458,545 among them male population is 739,140 and female population is 719,405. Sex ratio of the state is 960 females per 1000 males and literacy rate is 87.4 %.

Goa state vehicle registration code is GA.

Chief Minister of the state is Laxmikant Parsekar and Governor is Mridula Sinha.

Quick Facts:

State Goa
Meaning of Goa cow
Country India
Time Zone IST (UTC+05:30)
State Formation Day Saturday, May 30, 1987
Capital City Panaji
People of the state called as Goan, Goenkar, Goanese
Area 3,702 Km.sq
Population 1,458,545
Male Population 739,140
Female Population 719,405
Females per 1000 Males 960
Literacy Rate 87.4 %
State Vehicle Registration Code GA
Languages Konkani
No. of districts 2
Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar
Governor Mridula Sinha
Assembly Constituencies 40
Parliamentary Constituencies 2
State Animal Gaur
State Flower
State Bird Black-Crested Bulbul
State Tree Asna
Important Festivals of the state:

Chavoth, Diwali, Christmas, Easter, Shigmo, Samvatsar Padvo, Dasara are the major festivals celebrated in Goa state.

Top tourist places in Goa:

Professed House, Se Cathedral, Bom Jesus Basilica, St. Francis Xavier, Goa State Museum, Naval Aviation Museum, Goa Science Centre, The National Institute of Oceanography (NIO), Deer Safari Park, Sinquerim beach, Candolim beach, Calangute beach, Baga beach, Anjuna beach, Vagator beach, Morjim beach, Arambol beach, Velsao beach, Majorda beach, Betalbatim beach, Colva beach, Benaulim beach, Varca beach, Cavelossim beach, Mobor, Betul beach, Palolem beach, Arvalem (Pandava's) Caves, Rock Cut Caves of Khandepar, Arvalem Waterfalls, Dudhsagar Waterfalls, Kesarval Spring, Mayem Lake, Aguada Fort, Cabo De Rama Fort, Chapora Fort, Rachol Fort, Reis Magos, are the major tourist attractions of the state.


Rice, Ragi, coconuts, cashewnuts, arecanuts, sugarcane, are the major crops that are cultivated mostly in the state.

Important Rivers of the state:

Mandovi, Zuari, Terekhol, Chapora kushavati river and the Sal are the major rivers that flow in Goa.

Goa Cuisine:

Balchao, Bebinca, Cafreal, Canja de Goa, Cucumber cake, Doce, Dodol, Feni, Filoz, Godshem, Khatkhate, Kidyo, Kuswar, Modak, Patoleo, Ros omelette, Sanna, Sarapatel, Shrimp curry, Solkadhi, Varan bhaat, Vindaloo, Xacuti are few of the many varieties of Goa.


Karnataka, Maharashtra are the neighbouring states of Goa.

Districts in the state and their information is given below.

District Population Male Female
North Goa 817761 417536 400225
South Goa 639962 323175 316787
Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Allahabad Bank 5
2 Andhra Bank 4
3 Apna Sahakari Bank Limited 1
4 Axis Bank 10
5 Bank Of Baroda 31
6 Bank Of India 51
7 Bank Of Maharashtra 16
8 Bharatiya Mahila Bank Limited 1
9 Canara Bank 57
10 Catholic Syrian Bank Limited 2
11 Central Bank Of India 33
12 Citizen Credit Cooperative Bank Limited 5
13 Corporation Bank 54
14 DCB Bank Limited 4
15 Dena Bank 17
16 Dhanalakshmi Bank 1
17 Federal Bank 6
18 HDFC Bank 118
19 ICICI Bank Limited 32
20 IDBI Bank 13
21 Indian Bank 7
22 Indian Overseas Bank 38
23 Indusind Bank 4
24 ING Vysya Bank 4
25 Jammu And Kashmir Bank Limited 1
26 Karnataka Bank Limited 7
27 Karur Vysya Bank 1
28 Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited 5
29 NKGSB Cooperative Bank Limited 4
30 Oriental Bank Of Commerce 7
31 Punjab And Maharshtra Cooperative Bank 5
32 Punjab And Sind Bank 1
33 Punjab National Bank 7
34 Ratnakar Bank Limited 8
35 Reserve Bank Of India 1
36 Saraswat Cooperative Bank Limited 11
37 South Indian Bank 5
38 State Bank Of Hyderabad 2
39 State Bank Of India 101
40 State Bank Of Mysore 3
41 State Bank Of Patiala 1
42 State Bank Of Travancore 2
43 Syndicate Bank 30
44 The Shamrao Vithal Cooperative Bank 2
45 TJSB Sahakari Bank Limited 8
46 UCO Bank 10
47 Union Bank Of India 21
48 United Bank Of India 4
49 Vijaya Bank 9
50 YES Bank 67