It is that the Indian state is the second largest city within the province. This South province town is additionally the second-largest by population however arguably the busiest. Being the executive headquarters of South province may produce a dishonorable picture, Margao Goa too is about to the central coast with long white-sand beach stretches, rated by associate early-1970s UNDP study as doubtless one among the 10 best beaches within the world. This beach, with sections named Velsao, Cansaulim, Arossim, Utorda, Majorda, Sunset, Betalbatim, Colva, Sernabatim, Benaulim, Varca, Fatrade, Carmona, Cavelossim and Mobor, spans twenty six unbroken kms. from Sancoale within the north to the Mobor land within the south.
It’s known as Madgaon by the Indian Railways, and therefore the native Konkani pronounciation is Mudgannv or Modgannv. The city has several sights and destinations. These embrace the ‘Closed’ Market known as, within the Portuguese language. A number of the city suburbs embrace Pajifond, Aquem, Gogol, Borda, Malbhat, Kharebandh, Old Market, Navelim and Comba, the last 2 being the oldest elements of the city. There area unit variety of churches and temples in Margao Goa. Since the population is preponderantly Hindu with a major Roman Catholic and a awfully tiny Muslim minority.
The illustrious churches in Margao area unit the hypostasis Church, the Grace Church, The St Sebastian Church in Aquem and therefore the cards Hill Chapel, the illustrious temples area unit the ‘Damodar Temple’, the ‘Hari Mandir’, the ‘Maruti Mandir’ at Davorlim the ‘Saibaba Temple’ at Davorlim, the ‘Shiv Temple’ at Fatorda close to solon bowl. There area unit two mosques in Margao, One within the Malbhat space and one on the cards hill. Presently, since 2004, there area unit 24 new mosques in Margao.