Goa is India's smallest state in terms of area and the fourth smallest state in terms of population.
Panaji is the state's capital while Vasco de Gama is the largest city. Wow, this is the first time i hear that there is a city in India called like this!
The historic city of Margao till exhibits the influence of Portuguese culture. Portuguese first landed in Goa as merchants, in the early 16th century, and conquered it soon after. The Portuguese overseas territory existed for about 450 years, until it was annexed by India in 1961
Renowned for its beaches, places of worship and world heritage culture, Goa is visited by hundreds of thousands of international and domestic tourists each year.