Merces, Goa

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Merces
Morambi-o-Grande or Morambi-O-Pequeño
Village
Merces is located in Goa
Merces
Merces
Merces is located in India
Merces
Merces
Coordinates: 15°29′09.7″N 73°51′18.6″E / 15.486028°N 73.855167°E / 15.486028; 73.855167Coordinates: 15°29′09.7″N 73°51′18.6″E / 15.486028°N 73.855167°E / 15.486028; 73.855167
Country  India
State Goa
District North Goa
Taluka Ilhas
Government
 • Type Panchayat
Elevation 8 m (26 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,523[1]
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Postcode 403001
Telephone code 08343

Merces is a village in Goa situated in Ilhas, in the North Goa district. It is located near Panjim and Santa Cruz, the state's main city.The village of Merces is well connected with various tourist destinations such as Bambolim, Panjim, Miramar and Caranzalem. It is well known among the people of Goa due to a famous wedding venue situated here known as Alua Merces. The school here is known as the Our Lady of Merces High School. For accommodation there are a number of houses and villas to rent. One can also get bikes for hire here to visit nearby places.[2]

The village of Merces is politically connected with the adjoining village of Santa Cruz having a common MLA.

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