Goa is the India’s smallest state in area wise, and fourth smallest state in population wise. Goa is located on the west coast of India in the region known as the Konkan. Panaji is the Goa’s capital. Vasco de Gama is the largest city in the Goa state. Many number of tourists visit Goa City every year. Beaches, places of worship and world heritage architecture are very famous in Goa.
The name Goa came from European languages. Goa was known by various names such as Gomanta, Gomanchala, Gopakapattam, Gopakapuri, Govapuri, Govem, and Gomantak. In 1312, Delhi Sultanate was ruled Goa. The total area of Goa is 3,702 km². It lies between the latitudes 14º53’54” N and 15º40’00” N and longitudes 73º40’33” E and 74º20’13” E. Goa’s famous rivers are Mandovi, Zuari, Terekhol, Chapora river and Sal.
Dabolim Airport is very famous in Goa and it is serviced by the following carriers i.e. Air India, Indian Airlines, Kingfisher Airlines, Go Air, SpiceJet, Jet Airways. The Goa population is 1.344 million. Goa is an excellent tourism sport.