Facts and Figures

Area3702 sq km
Population1,343,998 (2001)
ReligionHinduism (64.62%), Christianity (29.85%), Others (5.53%)
Annual Rainfall2,800 - 3,500 mm
Maximum Temperature34C
Minimum Temperature20C
LanguagesKonkani, Marathi, Hindi, English
Literacy Rate82.32% (2001)
Per Capita Income23482 (at current prices in 1997-98)
Urbanization Ratio41.00%
Best Time To VisitOctober to February

Note : All the figures except the places it is mentioned specifically are taken from the census of India data in 1991. After the publication of 2001 census, changes would be made wherever required.