Shiroda, Goa

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Shiroda
Village
Shiroda Market
Shiroda Market
Shiroda is located in Goa
Shiroda
Shiroda
Shiroda is located in India
Shiroda
Shiroda
Coordinates: 15°19′45″N 74°01′38″E / 15.3292°N 74.0271°E / 15.3292; 74.0271Coordinates: 15°19′45″N 74°01′38″E / 15.3292°N 74.0271°E / 15.3292; 74.0271
Country India
State Goa
District North Goa
Subdistrict Ponda
Population (2001)
 • Total 14,112
Time zone IST (UTC+05:30)
Pincode 403103[1]

Shiroda or Shirodem is a village in Ponda Taluk in North Goa District, Goa, India. The village has a population of 14,112 (Male: 6,928 Female: 7,184) based on 2001 Census data.

Education[edit]

Shiroda houses one engineering colleges of Goa, Shree Rayeshwar Institute of Engineering and Information Technology and two colleges of Alternative medicine the Ayurveda College & Research Centre and Shri Kamaxshi Devi Homeopathic Medical College & Hospital.

Religious importance[edit]

Shiroda is very popular for its Kamakshi Temple . People flock to this temple on Amavasya (Umaas, in regional Konkani language) or New moon day. Every year on the day of Shivratri a grand temple festival or Zatra (in Konkani language )is held which is attended by thousands of devotees from Goa as well as Karnataka and Maharashtra.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pin Code: Shiroda, North Goa, Goa, India". PINcode.org.in. Retrieved 17 Feb 2015.