Sanguem

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Sanguem
सांगें
city
Sanguem is located in Goa
Sanguem
Sanguem
Sanguem is located in India
Sanguem
Sanguem
Location in Goa, India
Coordinates: 15°14′N 74°10′E / 15.23°N 74.17°E / 15.23; 74.17Coordinates: 15°14′N 74°10′E / 15.23°N 74.17°E / 15.23; 74.17
Country  India
State Goa
District South Goa
Government
 • Body Municipality
Elevation 22 m (72 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 6,158
Languages
 • Official Konkani
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration GA 09
Website goa.gov.in

Sanguem ([saːŋɡɛ̃]) is a city and a municipal council in South Goa district in the Indian state of Goa. Notable landmarks include the Sagameshwar Temple, Bhagwan Mahaveer Sanctuary and Mollem National Park and the Salaulim Dam.

Geography[edit]

Sanguem is located at 15°14′N 74°10′E / 15.23°N 74.17°E / 15.23; 74.17.[1] It has an average elevation of 22 metres (72 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[2] Sanguem had a population of 6444 of which 3162 were males and 3282 females with female sex ratio of 1038 against state average of 973. Sanguem has a literacy rate of 88.39%, lower than the state average of 88.70%: male literacy is 92.41%, and female literacy is 84.49%. In Sanguem, 10.30% or 664 of the population is under 6 years of age. Konkani is the primary language spoken here.

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