Velim, Goa

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Velim is located in Goa
Location in Goa, India
Coordinates: 15°11′N 73°58′E / 15.18°N 73.97°E / 15.18; 73.97Coordinates: 15°11′N 73°58′E / 15.18°N 73.97°E / 15.18; 73.97
Country  India
State Goa
District South Goa
Elevation 10 m (30 ft)
 • Official Konkani
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Velim is a town south of Assolna. It has its own Gram Panchayat which sees to the requirements of its citizens. The population is predominantly Catholic and there are also a substantial number of Hindus living here. The people of Velim often refer to themselves as Vellikars or Velimcars.

The Velim Association (Mumbai) established in 1932 (then as Velim Union (Bombay) - serves as an arena for Velimcars settled in Mumbai. On 3 December 2011, the Velim Association launched a Facebook page as a means to reach out to Velimcars and friends of Velim.

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