Goa info


Tourist Information- http://www.goatourism.gov.in/  Wikipedia-  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goa

Currency-  The currency in Goa is the Indian Rupee (R). You cannot buy Rupees outside of India. There are many places to exchange your currency in Goa, including the airport. We suggest shopping around for the best deal. For the current exchange rate visit;  http://www.goatourism.gov.in/currency

NEW-Rupee-Symbol-rupee_295 INR BANKNOTES r coins


Climate- It will definitely be warmer that it is in the UK in November! The average temperature is 27 degrees centigrade. For more information visit;               http://www.goatourism.gov.in/weather


Sunset in Saligao

Beaches in Goa guide beaches map

Language- Konkani is spoken as a native language in Goa. Both Konkani and English are taught in schools in Goa but mainly English. Most Goans speak Konkani but people also speak Marathi, Kannada, Hindi  and Urdu. For more information visit Wikipedia;     https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goa#Languages

Coat of Arms of Goa as a Portuguese enclave 1935–1961.

Coat of Arms of Goa as a Portuguese enclave 1935–1961.


Religion- Christianity is the second largest religious grouping in Goa. The biggest religious group is Hindu, making up just over half of the population. Almost all of the Christians in Goa are Catholic. For more information visit Wikipedia;  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christianity_in_Goa

Goan Church Panjim

Famous churches in Goa MapBecause Cows a sacred in India, they are not kept in fields or barns they are left to roam free.


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