Nuvem

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Nuvem
Town
Nuvem is located in Goa
Nuvem
Nuvem
Nuvem is located in India
Nuvem
Nuvem
Location of Nuvem in Goa
Coordinates: 15°18′32″N 73°56′46″E / 15.30889°N 73.94611°E / 15.30889; 73.94611Coordinates: 15°18′32″N 73°56′46″E / 15.30889°N 73.94611°E / 15.30889; 73.94611
Country India
State Goa
District South Goa
Sub-district Salcete
Population (2011)
 • Total 9 288[1]
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Postcode 403604
Area code(s) 0832
Website goa.gov.in

Nuvem is a town in Salcete sub-district of South Goa district, Goa, India.

Geography[edit]

Nuvem is situated along the National Highway 17. Its neighbouring villages include Verna, known for its industrial estate; Majorda, known for its beach; and Seraulim. It is located 5 km from its district headquarters Margão, 24 km from Vasco da Gama, and 29 km from the state capital Panjim.

Demographics[edit]

Nuvem is a census town in the district of South Goa, Goa. It has population of 9 288 of which 4 450 are males while 4 838 are females as per report released by Census India 2011. [1]

Culture[edit]

Nuvem is home to two educational institutions: IAM and the Carmel College for Women.

Football is the most popular sport in Nuvem. Konkani tiatrs are also very popular. Nuvem has a go-kart track located on the hill top. A new sporting activity called MILSIM GOA, a variation of paintball, has just started in Gounlley, a ward in Nuvem.

Nuvem has a church known as Igreja Mãe dos Pobres (Mother of the Poor Church) whose feast is celebrated by the villagers on the first Sunday of November.[2]

Nuvem has been featured in headlines in recent years for illegal construction and the demonstrations held against it.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b C. Chandramouli (2015) [2010–11], "Nuvem Population Census 2011", Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India, Government of India, Census Organization of India, retrieved 2017-07-06 
  2. ^ Mother of the Poor Church, Nuvem, Goa. retrieved on 2017-07-06.