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Canacona (Kannkonn, pronounced [kaːɳkɔɳ]) is a city and a municipal council in South Goa district in the state of Goa, India. Canacona or Kankon Taluka includes places such as Patnem, Chaudi, Poinguinim, Loliye, Agonda and Gaumdongre. Chaudi is the taluka headquarters and the most developed town in this taluka. The famous Palolem Beach is located in this taluka.
Canacona is located at 15.02°N 74.02°E / 15.02; 74.02. It has an average elevation of 10 metres (32 feet). It has an average elevation of 10 metres (32 feet). Canacona is the southernmost taluka of Goa.
The historical name of Canacona is "Kanvapura"
Dnyna Prabodhini Mandal's Shree Mallikarjun College of Arts & Commerce located at Delem Canacona Goa. Affiliated to Goa University, is the prime educational institute of this taluka catering to higher educational needs of the area. There are two higher Secondaries in Canacona.
As of 2011 India census, Canacona city had a population of 12,434. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Canacona has an average literacy rate of 89.31%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with male literacy of 93.09% and female literacy of 85.47%. 10% of the population is under 6 years of age. In addition to Konkani, Marathi and Kannada is also spoken here by a minority.