1. Geographical location of Goa is topographically placed in the middle of the
14° 53' 54″ N and 15° 40' 00″ N scopes and 73° 40' 33″ E and 74° 20' 13″ E
2. Goa state establishment was secured on 30th May, 1987, when it picked up its autonomous statehood post being checked out from the prior Union Territory of Goa, Daman and Diu. The number of inhabitants in Goa is around 1,169,793 as per the 1991 enumeration of India (1.2 million). The thickness of populace is 316 every sq km. A large portion of Goa's populace is rustic (59%).
3. The fundamental streams coursing through Goa are Chapora, Mandovi, Terekhol, Zuari and Sal. Separated from being some of India's busiest streams, the waterways Mandovi and Zuari alongside the tributaries structure the state's life saver by serving very nearly 69 % of the aggregate zone of Goa.
4. Statehood Day is praised in Goa to celebrate the event when Goa picked up statehood on August 12th, 1987; along these lines turning into India's 25th state. Statehood Day is authoritatively celebrated on May 30 consistently.
5. The Liberation Day in Goa is commended on December 17. It recognizes the day when the Indian Government seized force from the Portuguese colonizers in 1961. The Portuguese were the first European force to land in India and the last to withdraw. They set foot in Goa in 1510 and left on 19 December 1961.
6. In 1926, when Portugal went under grasp of autocracy, life of the basic individuals got to be difficult to endure. Along these lines, the populace of Goa started to oppose their heros. At the point when the Portuguese colonized piece of Goa in the sixteenth century, they based fortifications on different slopes along the coast. In 1624, they started to fabricate their invigorated town on the headland ignoring Mormugão harbor.
7. As one of India's best regular harbors, Mormugão turned into a key exchanging point and was picked for the end of the new track connecting the Portuguese state to British India that opened in July 1886.
8. Today Mormugão is the main iron mineral sending out port of India with more than 27 million tons of iron metal passing through it every year, most going to Japan and Korea. 12.
9. Goa is the main spot where one can procure a bike taxi called "pilots." These cruiser taxis a shoddy manifestation of transport and are recognized by their yellow permit plates.
10. The first printing press of Asia was introduced in Goa at St Paul's school in 1556.
11. The Naval Aviation Museum in Vasco showcases the historical backdrop of Indian Naval Aviation, different airplanes, weapons, sensors, security gear, uncommon photos portraying Goa's liberation and relics. Made in 1988, this is the one and only Naval Aviation Museum in Asia.
12. Goa is the only state in India to have two official languages – Konkani and Marathi
13. Goa hosts Asia’s one and only floating casino, in coastal waters of Panaji harbor. It is named “Caravela”.
14. After Orissa, Goa is the only state where world famous ‘Olive Ridley Turtles’ come to lay their eggs on Morjim Beach.
15. This smallest state of India has the highest bank deposit.