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Panaji (Also known as Panjim)

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Panaji (Also known as Panjim)
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Panjim, Goa

This is the capital of Goa, and the North Goa district. It is situated on the banks of the river “Mandovi”. It is connected to the mainland by bridges.

 

History: The origin of the name Panaji or Panjim has many explanations. Some of them include it being the corrupted version of “Ponjy” said to mean “the land that never floods”. The Portuguese called the city “Panjim” and after liberation it has seen its name changed to “Panaji”.

 

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