Goa Geography and Climate

Goa Geography and Climate

Geography of Goa
Goa is a petite state on the west coast of India in the region of the Konkan. Konkan is an escarpment rising up to the Western Ghats which separates Goa from the Deccan Plateau. Panaji is the capital of Goa. Goa is a desirable tourist destination among the tourists all over the globe. It has sun-drenched beaches that are embraced by sparkling blue waters of the Arabian Sea. More about geography of Goa is harmonized in the account below.

Climate of Goa
Goa has moderate temperature without having much variation. Summers are the hottest in May whereas months of January and February are the coldest during winters. The state, otherwise, experiences tropical weather throughout the year. Between the months of June and September, Goa receives rainfall. The highest rainfall occurs in the month of July whereas the driest month is February.

Location of Goa
Goa lies between 15 degrees, 48'00"N and 14 degrees, 53'54" N latitudes and 74 degrees, 20'13"E and 73 degrees 40'33"E longitudes. The height of Goa is 1022 meters above sea level. The total land area of Goa is stretched across 3702 kilometers square and its coastline extends to 105 kilometers. Goa shares its borders with Maharashtra in the north and Karnataka in south and east. The Arabian Sea is on the west of Goa.

Physical Features of Goa
As a region, Goa can be divided into four divisions-
The Eastern Hill region encompassing areas in the Western Ghats like Ponda, Sattari, Sanguem and Canacona
The Central Valley Lands comprise of Pernem, Ponda, Bicholim, Eastern Sanguem and Quepem
The Flood Plains comprise of the coastal plains and undulating uplands
The Coastal Plains with areas of Mormugao, Tiswadi, Salcete and Bardez.

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