North Goa district

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North Goa is one of the two districts that make up the state of Goa, India. The district has an area of 1736 km².

It is bounded by Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra state to the north and by Belgaum district of Karnataka to the east, by South Goa District to the south, and by the Arabian Sea to the west.

Demographics[change | change source]

According to the 2011 census North Goa has a population of 817,761[1] which is roughly equal to the nation of Comoros[2] or the US state of South Dakota.[3] This gives it a ranking of 480th in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 471 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,220/sq mi). Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 7.8%. North Goa has a sex ratio of 959 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 88.85%.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "District Census 2011". 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30.
  2. US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Archived from the original on 2011-09-27. Retrieved 2011-10-01. Comoros 794,683 July 2011 est.
  3. "2010 Resident Population Data". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2010-12-25. Retrieved 2011-09-30. South Dakota 814,180

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