Madgaon

Madgaon

India
also called  Margao 

      town, west-central Goa state, western India. Madgaon is situated on the railway that extends from Marmagao port to Castle Rock in Karnataka (Karnātaka) state. The third largest city in Goa, it gained importance with the development of Marmagao port, the best harbour between Mumbai (Bombay) and Kochi (Cochin). An industrial estate just outside the city, a cold-storage plant for fish, and a large agricultural-produce market have strengthened its economic position. The city is not far from Colva, considered to have one of India's most beautiful beaches. Pop. (2001) 78,382.

* * *


Universalium. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Madgaon — Original name in latin Madgaon Name in other language Madgaon, Margao, Margo, Маргао State code IN Continent/City Asia/Kolkata longitude 15.27501 latitude 73.95786 altitude 22 Population 86818 Date 2013 02 08 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Madgaon — DMS …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Goa Sampark Kranti Express — is one of the most important trains among List of Sampark Kranti Express Trains series operated on Indian Railways by the Northern Railway Delhi Division between Hazrat Nizamuddin and Madgaon, a town in Indian state Goa. Presently this train is… …   Wikipedia

  • Konkan Railway — Overview Type Regional rail Status Operational Locale Konkan, India Termini Roha Thokur …   Wikipedia

  • List of Indian trains — A list of Indian trains, both old current.A*Abida Begum Express *Ajanta Express (Manmad Aurangabad Parbhani Nanded Secunderabad) *AgniVeena Express *AhilyaNagari Express(Indore Bhopal Nagpur Vijaywada Chennai Coimbatore Trivandrum) *Ahimsa… …   Wikipedia

  • Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus — The Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (Marathi: छत्रपती शिवाजी टर्मिनस), (formerly Victoria Terminus) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and historic railway station in Mumbai which serves as the headquarters of the Central Railways. Situated in the Bori …   Wikipedia

  • Amita Kanekar — is a Mumbai based writer, whose well received debut novel A Spoke in the Wheel was published by Harper Collins Publishers, India. Kanekar teaches comparative mythology at the University of Mumbai. She was born in Goa in 1965. She is currently… …   Wikipedia

  • Goa Express — ( Devnagari : गोवा एक्स प्रेस), ( Kannada : ಗೊವಾ ಎಕ್ಸ್ ಪ್ರೆಸ್) is a super fast Indian Railways train running daily between Vasco Da Gama, a town in the Indian state of Goa and Hazrat Nizamuddin in Delhi is the most important among the Super Fast… …   Wikipedia

  • Marusagar Express — The Marusagar Express is a weekly express train that runs between Ajmer and Ernakulam, connecting Rajasthan to Kerala. The train runs through four zones of Indian Railways Western Railway, Central Railway, Konkan Railway and Southern Railway… …   Wikipedia

  • Konkan Kanya Express — is an Indian Railways train running between Mumbai and Madgaon on the Konkan Railway route. The train covers the 765 km journey in about 13.5 hours. Konkan Kanya literally means Konkan s virgin, [ [http://www.experiencefestival.com/kanya Kanya ]… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”