Panaji (‘Panjim’ in English) is the capital city of the Indian State of Goa. The meaning of Panaji is ‘the land that does not flood’.
Panaji is 1,022 meters above sea-level. It lies on the banks of the Mandavi river and has a pleasant weather all through the year. Summers and winters are moderate in climate. Panaji is home to about 66,000 people as of 2005 census.
The Hindus and Catholics form the majority of population. The Portuguese left an exceptional mark on the culture of the state with the Baroque style buildings and their population still exists.
Christmas and Carnival are celebrated by the Christians whereas Deepawali and Durga Puja are celebrated by the Hindus in the state.
People love to eat fish and meat with a great amount of alcohol.
The city has a number of beautiful sandy beaches and great riverside views.
Our Lady of the immaculate Conception Church is in the heart of the city around which the city is built.
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