Panaji

Panaji /ˈpʌnədʒiː/ (Konkani: पणजी Panaje, pronounced, Portuguese: Pangim, usually known in English as Panjim) is the capital of the Indian state of Goa. It lies on the banks of the Mandovi estuary, in the district of North Goa. With a population of 65,000 in the city and approximately 100,000 in the metropolitan area, Panaji is Goa's third largest city after Vasco da Gama and Margao.

Panaji means “Land that never floods”. Panaji is the capital of Goa and headquarters of North Goa District, located on the left bank of the Mandovi River. It has terraced hills, concrete buildings with balconies and red-tiled roofs, churches and a riverside promenade, with red-roofed houses built in Latin style. The are avenues lined with gulmohar, acacia and other trees. The Baroque church of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception located overlooking the main square known as Praça da Igreja, pretty villas, cobbled streets and interesting buildings give Panaji a Portuguese ambience.

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