List of districts of Goa

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The Indian state Goa is divided into 2 districts: North Goa and South Goa.

Administrative structure[change | change source]

North Goa is further divided into three subdivisions – Panaji, Mapusa, and Bicholim; and five taluksTiswadi (Panaji), Bardez (Mapusa), Pernem, Bicholim, and Sattari (Valpoi),

South Goa is further divided into five subdivisions – Ponda, Mormugao (Vasco da Gama), Margao, Quepem, and Dharbandora; and seven taluksPonda, Mormugao, Salcete (Margao), Quepem, and Canacona (Chaudi), Sanguem, and Dharbandora. (Ponda Taluka shifted from North Goa to South Goa in January 2015).

Alphabetical listing[change | change source]

Code[1] District Headquarters Population (2011)[2] Area (km²) Density (/km²) Official website
NG North Goa district Panaji 817,761 1,736 471 Archived 2011-12-19 at the Wayback Machine
SG South Goa district Margao 639,962 1,966 326

References[change | change source]

  1. "NIC Policy on format of e-mail Address: Appendix (2): Districts Abbreviations as per ISO 3166–2" (PDF). Ministry Of Communications and Information Technology, Government of India. 2004-08-18. pp. 5–10. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-09-11. Retrieved 2012-11-27.
  2. "Distribution of Population, Decadal Growth Rate, Sex-Ratio and Population Density" (XLS). The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India, New Delhi-110011. 2010–2011. Retrieved 2012-08-22.