Sanvordem

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Sanvordem
सांवड्डें/Sanvodd'ddem
city
Sanvordem is located in Goa
Sanvordem
Sanvordem
Sanvordem is located in India
Sanvordem
Sanvordem
Location in Goa, India
Coordinates: 15°16′N 74°07′E / 15.27°N 74.12°E / 15.27; 74.12Coordinates: 15°16′N 74°07′E / 15.27°N 74.12°E / 15.27; 74.12
Country  India
State Goa
District South Goa
Elevation 18 m (59 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 4,832
Languages
 • Official Konkani
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration GA
Website goa.gov.in

Sanvordem (Konkani: सांवड्डें Sanvodd'ddem, pronounced [sãːw(ɔ)ɖɖɛ̃ː]) is a census town in South Goa district in the Indian state of Goa. It is near Shiroda. Sunday is the major market day and people from the nearby areas flock to buy necessities. A few years back it was considered a more remote place in Goa but today it is fast developing.[citation needed] It is a one-and-a-half-hour drive from the Goan capital Panaji.

Geography[edit]

Sanvordem is located at .[1] It has an average elevation of 18 metres (59 feet).

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[2] Sanvordem had a population of 4832. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Sanvordem has an average literacy rate of 72%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 78%, and female literacy is 67%. In Sanvordem, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Economy[edit]

Mining is one of the major activities of Sanvordem. You would find a lot of trucks carrying the ore from one point to another. It is more known for a whole sale market value.

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