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Calangute

Country  India
District  North Goa
Time zone  IST (UTC+5:30)
Population  13,810 (2011)
Area code  0832
State  Goa
Sub-district  Bardez
PIN  403516
Local time  Monday 3:03 PM
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Weather  32°C, Wind W at 18 km/h, 54% Humidity
Neighborhoods  Gauravaddo, Arradi, Shiroli Pulachi, Umtav Vado, Sainagar
Points of interest  Shanta Durga Temple, Chapora Beach, Kerkar Art Complex, rudys beach huts

Calangute beach sights


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Calangute ([kɔɭoŋɡuʈ]) is a town in North Goa, famous for its beach. The beach is the largest in North Goa and visited by thousands of domestic and international tourists alike. The peak tourist season is during Christmas and New Year, and during the summer in May. During the monsoon season, from June through September, the sea can be rough and swimming is prohibited. The beach offers water sport activities like parasailing and water skiing, among others.

Map of Calangute, Goa 403519

Calangute beach 23 4 14


Demographics

As of the 2011 India census, Calangute had a population of 13,8100. Males constituted 54% of the population and females 46%. Calangute had an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; male literacy was 78% and female literacy 67%. 10% of the population was under 6 years of age.

Education

Calangute has secondary education schools viz. Little Flower of Jesus High school, St. Josephs High school, Don Bosco High School, Mark Memorial High School, apart from the Government Primary schools located in Umtavaddo & Naikavaddo.

In media

Lorna Cordeiro recorded a song in Konkani titled "Calangute" about the town and Calangute Beach.

Notable residents

  • Bruno Coutinho – captained the Indian football team.
  • Sports

    Like any other Goan Village Calangute most famous sport is Football. Calangute Association a Football club based in calangute represents them in Goas top tier league the Goa Professional League

    Gallery

  • Calangute sights
  • References

    Calangute Wikipedia


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