Canacona (Kannkonn, pronounced [kaːɳkɔɳ]) is a city and a municipal council in South Goa district in Goa, India. Canacona or Kankon Taluka includes places such as Patnem, Chaudi, Poinguinim, Loliye, Agonda and Gaumdongre. Chaudi is the taluka headquarters and the most developed town in this taluka. The famous Palolem Beach is located in Canacona.
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Canacona is located at  It has an average elevation of 10 metres (32 feet). Canacona is the southernmost taluka of Goa..
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The historical name of Canacona is "Kanvapura"
Dnyna Prabodhini Mandal's Shree Mallikarjun College of Arts & Commerce located at Delem Canacona Goa. Affiliated to Goa University, is the prime educational institute of this taluka catering to higher educational needs of the area. There are two higher Secondaries in Canacona.
As of 2011[update] India census, Canacona city had a population of 12,434. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Canacona has an average literacy rate of 89.31%, higher than the national average of 74.04%; with male literacy of 93.09% and female literacy of 85.47%. 10% of the population is under 6 years of age. In addition to Konkani, Marathi and Kannada is also spoken here by a minority.
- Canacona Map[permanent dead link]
- Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Canacona
- "Shree Mallikarjun College of Arts & Commerce". Retrieved 10 December 2013.
- Mr C. Chandramouli (2015) . Population Census 2011: Canacona, Goa. Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India (Report). Government of India. Census Organization of India. Retrieved 2 September 2017.
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- Canacona travel guide from Wikivoyage
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