Mandovi River In Goa


Dudhsagar Falls
Dudhsagar Falls ( lit. ‘Sea of Milk’) is a four-tiered waterfall located on the Mandovi River in the Indian state of Goa. It is 60 km from Panaji by road and is located on the BelgaviVasco Da Gama rail route about 46 km east of Madgaon and 80 km south of Belgavi.

Where is Mandovi River?

Goa State
The Mandovi River is one of the main West Flowing Rivers of Goa State. The river runs in the North- East direction for about 5 km and then follows in the West ward direction. The Mandovi Basin lies between North latitudes of 15º 15′ to 15º 40′ and East longitudes of 73º 15′ to 73º 45′ approximately.

Why is Mandovi River called lifeline of Goa?

Along with the Zuari river the Mandovi river is the lifeline for the supply of water & seafood for Goa. Walking along its illuminated banks is a beautiful sight at night.

How deep is Mandovi River Goa?

Recent findings by A K Chaubey, a scientist with National Institute of Oceonography, Dona Paula, along the now-submerged portions of Mandovi and Zuari revealed that one glacial period (1,25,

Which is the largest river in Goa?

The Zuari River Zuvari
The Zuari River Zuvari, pronounced [zuwəːriː]) is the largest river in the state of Goa, India. It is a tidal river which originates at Hemad-Barshem in the Western Ghats. The Zuari is also referred to as the Aghanashani in the interior regions.

Which are the two main rivers of Goa?

The Mahadayi/Mandovi River (Mandovi, pronounced [maːɳɖ(ɔ)wĩː]), also known as Mahadayi or Mhadei river, is described as the lifeline of the Indian state of Goa. The Mandovi and the Zuari are the two primary rivers in the state of Goa.

Which is the smallest river of Goa?

Baga River
Baga River:

The Baga river is the smallest river in Goa. It rises from the jungle of Assagao. A small stream of water from the Saligao hill meets the Baga river at Arpora. It is 10 km long.

What was Goa old name?

The city was famous in early Hindu legend and history; in the Puranas and various inscriptions, its name appears as Gove, Govapuri, and Gomant. The medieval Arabian geographers knew it as Sindabur, or Sandābūr, and the Portuguese called it Velha Goa.

Why is Goa called Goan?

Origin of name

The name Goa came to European languages brought by the Portuguese colonisers, but its precise origin is unclear. The Indian epic Mahabharata refers to the area now known as Goa, as ‘Goparashtra’ or ‘Govarashtra”‘ which means a nation of cowherds.

What is the source of river Mandovi?

Western Ghats
Mandovi River / Source

The Western Ghats or the Western Mountain range is a mountain range that covers an area of 160,000 km² in a stretch of 1,600 km parallel to the western coast of the Indian peninsula, traversing the states of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu. Wikipedia


Directors of Mandovi Hotels Private Limited are Narcinva Purxotoma Quenim, Rukma Narcinva Quenim, Amita Quenim and Ramnath Vaman Quenim. Mandovi Hotels Private Limited’s Corporate Identification Number is (CIN) U55101GA1973PTC000181 and its registration number is 181.


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