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Loliem-Polem

Loliem, earlier under the Kadamba kings of Banavasi, was actually known as Loha-halli a Kannada word as the village had metallurgical artisans who would manufacture idols of Hindu gods and goddesses by using iron and aluminium according to the Ca ...

                                               

Madkai

Madkai is a census town in Ponda taluka, North Goa district in the state of Goa, India. A number of its residents have the last name, Kamat, and belong to the Hindu Goud Saraswat Brahmin community. It is famous for is Navdurga temple, where the i ...

                                               

Majorda

Majorda is a village in Salcete, Goa. It is located in South Goa district, north-west of Margão. The village is famous for its beaches. There are many beach resorts in Majorda.

                                               

Mapusa (Goa Assembly constituency)

Mapusa Vidhan Sabha Constituency is one of the 40 assembly constituencies of Goa, a southern state of India. Mapusa also one of the 20 constituencies that comes under North Goa.

                                               

Mapusa Friday Market

Mapusa Friday Market is a traditional, regional weekly market in Mapusa, North Goa and a major tourist attraction. It is located within and around the Mapusa Municipal market area.

                                               

Mardol, Goa

Mardol is a census town in Ponda taluka, North Goa district in the state of Goa, India. The Marathi and Portuguese languages radio playwright and short-story writer Ananta Rau Sar Dessai lived and practiced medicine in Mardol. Mardol is a fast-gr ...

                                               

Margao (Goa Assembly constituency)

Margao Vidhan Sabha Constituency is one of the 40 Goa Legislative Assembly constituencies of the state of Goa in southern India. Margao is also one of the 20 constituencies falling under the South Goa Lok Sabha constituency.

                                               

Mashel

Mashel or Marcel is a census town in Ponda taluka, North Goa district in the state of Goa, India. The bus stand of the Kadamba Transport Corporation in the village has largely been unused, due to multiple issues. Marcel is home to the Government ...

                                               

Molem

Mollem is a small village in Goa, South India on National Highway 4 near the border with Karnataka in the foothills of the Sahyadri Mountain range at the beginning of Anmod Ghat. It comes under the Sanguem block. It is the primary entry point for ...

                                               

Nachinola

Nachinola is a village in Goa, India. The village of Nachinola is divided into 3 Vadde: Vainguinn, Zoidar, and Borvonn. For administrative purposes, Panarim, a vaddo of Aldona, is also considered a part of Nachinola. Its comunidade is one of the ...

                                               

Nuvem

Nuvem is situated along the National Highway 17. Its neighbouring villages include Verna, known for its industrial estate; Majorda, known for its beach; and Seraulim. It is located 5 km from its district headquarters Margão, 24 km from Vasco da G ...

                                               

Olaulim

Olaulim is a scenic village in Bardez sub-district, North Goa, India. The village lies between the lush green hills that separate it off from Bastora and Porvorim on the West and the back waters of the Mandovi River on the East. Also 3 km away is ...

                                               

Pale (Goa Assembly constituency)

Pale Vidhan Sabha Constituency was one of the 40 Goa Legislative Assembly constituencies of the state of Goa in southern India. Pale was also one of the 20 constituencies falling under the North Goa Lok Sabha constituency.

                                               

Parra, Goa

Parra is a village in Bardez sub-district, North Goa, India. It is close to the town of Mapusa and the villages of Saligao, Calangute, Assagaon, Anjuna and Vagator. Parra covers quite a vast land area, but most of it is agricultural land with poc ...

                                               

Penha de França, Goa

Penha de França is a town in Bardez, Goa. It is north of the capital Panjim in North Goa. It takes its name from the patroness of its church, Nossa Senhora da Penha de França which it shares with Penha de França in Lisbon. It is the birthplace of ...

                                               

Pernem (Goa Assembly constituency)

Pernem Vidhan Sabha Constituency is one of the 40 Goa Legislative Assembly constituencies of the state of Goa in southern India. Pernem is also one of the 20 constituencies falling under the North Goa Lok Sabha constituency. Pernem constituency i ...

                                               

Pilar, Goa

Pilar is a village in Goa, India, some 10 km from the state capital Panaji. It is on a hill top and has a panoramic view of the Arabian Sea and the mountains all around.

                                               

Poinguinim (Vidhan Sabha constituency)

Poinguinim Vidhan Sabha Constituency WAs one of the 40 Goa Legislative Assembly constituencies of the state of Goa in southern India. Poinguinim WAs also one of the 20 constituencies falling under the North Goa Lok Sabha constituency.

                                               

Priol

Priol is a village in central Goa, in western India. It is situated in Ponda Taluka, north of the city of Ponda. The Mangueshi Temple is located northwest of the village. From Mardol Priol is around 2 km, Mardol is on Panaji-Ponda highway. It is ...

                                               

Querim Beach

Querim Beach is a beach in Goa, also known as Keri beach. It is the largest northernmost beach in Goa. The beach comprises a long stretch of sand with a few rocky outcrops, rows of trees and a river inlet of Tiracol River. It is located to the no ...

                                               

Raia, Goa

Raia is a village and part of the Margao metropolitan area in the South Goa district in the state of Goa, India close to the city of Margao. Raikars of Daivadnya Brahmin community were originally from Raia, Goa and hence the name Raikar. Raia vil ...

                                               

Revora

Revora is a village, 12 kilometres from Mapusa in Bardez, Goa, India. It lies on the banks of the Chapora River. It comes in the purview of Tivim constituency. The village is famous for its seventeenth century church. The traditional occupation o ...

                                               

Salcete

Not to be confused with Salsette Island, Mumbai. Salcete, also spelt as Salcette, is a region situated in southern Goa state on the west coast of India. In Konkani, the local language, the region is known as Saxtti or Xaxtti and the natives are r ...

                                               

Sancoale

Sancoale is a census town in South Goa district in the Indian state of Goa. This village once housed the Hindu deities Lakshmi Narasimha, Shantadurga Shankhvaleshwai and Vijayadurga. Around 1560, the deities were shifted to Veling and Kerim durin ...

                                               

Sanguem

Sanguem is a city and a municipal council in South Goa district in the Indian state of Goa. Notable landmarks include the Sagameshwar Temple, Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary and Mollem National Park and the Salaulim Dam.

                                               

Sanquelim

Sanquelim is situated in the Bicholim Taluka of North Goa. It is located at and it has an average elevation of 78 metres 256 feet. It is famous for 4 most important temples. First, Vitthal temple and second is Radha Krishna temple followed by thi ...

                                               

Sanvordem

Sanvordem Sanvoddddem, pronounced) is a census town in South Goa district in the Indian state of Goa. It is near Shiroda. Sunday is the major market day and people from the nearby areas flock to buy necessities. A few years back it was considered ...

                                               

Sattari

Sattari is a sub-district of North Goa district in the state of Goa, India. The headquarters of Sattari taluka is Valpoi municipal council. It lies in the north-eastern region of Goa where it is known for its greenery and dense forest. Part of th ...

                                               

South Goa district

South Goa is one of two districts that comprises the state of Goa in India, within the region known as the Konkan. It is bounded by the district of North Goa to the north, the Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka state to the east and south, whil ...

                                               

St Inez Creek

St Inez creek is a creek in Panjim, in the Indian state of Goa. The creek opens up into the Mandovi River. The creek is 3.7 kilometres in length, with a surface area of 65.750 square metres with an average width of 12.6 metres. The creek begins a ...

                                               

Surla village, Bicholim

Surla is a village in the Bicholim taluka of Goa, India, situated 27 km from the state capital at Panaji. It is bordered by Ponda taluka in its south, by the rest of Bicholim taluka on its west, by Tiswadi taluka to part of its west, and by anoth ...

                                               

Tivim

Tivim, sometimes spelled Thivim, is a village in Nathivim in Bardez, in the North Goa district of Goa, India. It is an important gateway into North Goa as the home to the major railway station in North Goa. Tivim was also the ancestral village of ...

                                               

Valpoi

Valpoi or Valpoy is a city and a municipal council in North Goa district in the Indian state of Goa. It is the headquarters of the Sattari Taluk. The Western Ghats are to the east of the town.

                                               

Velim, Goa

Velim village has a population of 5.955 of which 2.805 are males and 3.150 are females, as per the Population Census 2011. The population is predominantly Catholic Christian, with a small number of Hindus living there. The people of Velim often r ...

                                               

Aadityana

In the hill to the east of the village is a large cave called the cave of Jambuvan. Jambuvan is an Indian epic character whose daughter Jambuvati married Krishna.

                                               

Aayavej

It was one of the principal seats of the Sarvaiyas. It was a small separate tribute-paying state in the division of the province called Una Sarvaiya, and is situated ten miles south-west of Palitana. The river Shatrunji flows about one mile to th ...

                                               

Abrama

As of 2001 India census, Abrama had a population of 21.035. Males constituted 53% of the population and females 47%. The average literacy rate was 78%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 57% of the males and 43% of females literate. ...

                                               

Abvel

Abvel is a village in Kapadvanj Taluk, Kheda District, Gujarat State, India. Abvel is 114.8 km from its district main city Kheda and 45 km from its state main city Gandhinagar.

                                               

Adhewada

Adhewada is a village in Bhavnagar Taluka of Bhavnagar district in Gujarat, India. The village is located on the northern bank of the Maleshree or Maleshvari River and about three miles south of Bhavnagar.

                                               

Aithor

There is a Vishnu temple located in compound of Ganesha temple. The shrine is considered more than 900 years old. The annual fair is organized on the third to fifth days of bright half of Chaitra month of Hindu calendar Chaitra Sud 3, 4, 5. There ...

                                               

Ajol

As of the 2001 India census, Ajol had a population of 5.844. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Ajol has an average literacy rate of 82%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 90%, and female literacy is ...

                                               

Akadia, Gujarat

Akadia or Ankadia lies in Amreli Taluka of Amreli district in Gujarat, western India. It is situated about twenty miles north-east of Babra, and about four miles north of Bhadli, on the northern bank of the Keri river.

                                               

Alarsa

Alarsa is a village with a population around 10.000 located in Gujarat, India. It is situated 5 km away from sub-district headquarter Borsad and 14 km away from district headquarter Anand. Geographical area of Alarsa is around 9 km 2. It is locat ...

                                               

Ambavad

Ambavad is a village / panchayat located in the Gir Gadhada Taluka of Gir Somnath district in Gujarat State, India. Earlier, until August 2013, Ambavad was part of Una Taluka and Junagadh district. The latitude 20.837349 and longitude 70.923194 a ...

                                               

Amod, Gujarat

Amod is a town and capital of a taluka in Bharuch district, Gujarat, India. It is situated about a mile south of the Dhadhar River. on the NH 228 road between Bharuch and Jambusar.

                                               

Amodara

Amodara is large village of Bayad taluka in Aravalli district. Amodaras population around more than 10000 people. In Amodara village predominant population is of the Solanki Rajput and also some other community. Most of the population of village ...

                                               

Amodra

Amodra is a small village of Una Taluka of Gir Somnath District in Gujarat. Amodras Population is around 5000 people. In Amodra village the predominant population is of the Karadia Rajput clan and schedule caste peoples Most of the population of ...

                                               

Amran, Gujarat

It was the residence of the descendants of the Khavas family of Navanagar State to whom this estate belonged during British period. Amran is an ancient town and is celebrated as containing the shrine of a Muslim saint or pir called Daval Shah. Th ...

                                               

Amrutvel, Savarkundla

The village is principally known for having been a possession of a certain Bukhari Syad named Anvar Shah. This Syad had in his employ a Sidi named Balal who became enamored of a beautiful Brahmin woman who was drawing water at the Nishania well, ...

                                               

Anandpur Bhadla

In former times it was an outpost of the kings of Anhilwad Patan, and the temple there is said by some to have been built by Jayasimha Siddharaja, but the bards attribute it to Raja Anant Chudasma. It was founded according to the bards in 1068 Sa ...