Chicalim

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Chicalim
Village
Chicalim is located in Goa
Chicalim
Chicalim
Chicalim is located in India
Chicalim
Chicalim
Location of Chicalim in Goa
Coordinates: 15°23′58″N 73°50′27″E / 15.39944°N 73.84083°E / 15.39944; 73.84083Coordinates: 15°23′58″N 73°50′27″E / 15.39944°N 73.84083°E / 15.39944; 73.84083
Country India
State Goa
District South Goa
Sub-district Mormugão
Elevation 45 m (148 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 7,604
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Postcode 403711
Area code(s) 0832

Chicalim is a village in Mormugão, Goa. It is located to the south of the capital Panjim, adjacent to the port city of Vasco da Gama.

Geography[edit]

Chicalim is located at 15°23′58″N 73°50′27″E / 15.39944°N 73.84083°E / 15.39944; 73.84083 at an average elevation of 45 metres (148 ft).[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2001 India census,[2] Chicalim had a population of 7,604. Males constituted 58% of the population and females 42%. Chicalim had an average literacy rate of 81%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy was 86% and female literacy was 75%. 10% of the population was under 6 years of age.

Government[edit]

Chicalim, being a village, is governed by a Panchayat, or local rural governing body, under the Panchayati Raj Act. Latest panchayat elections took place in June 2012. The current Sarpanch seat has been reserved for women.

Chicalim comes under Dabolim constituency for the state assembly after delimitation of wards. Earlier it was under the Cortalim constituency. The current MLA is Mauvin Goudinho of the Indian National Congress.

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