Marmagao

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Marmagao
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Presidency: n/a
Coordinates: 15.40823°N, 73.788727°E
Altitude: 2 m (7 ft)
Present Day Details
Place Name: Mormugao
State/Province: Goa
Country: India
Transport links
West of India Portuguese Railway

Marmagao was the main port in (Portugese) Goa. It was also the terminus for the West of India Portuguese Railway, a British owned and run company, which ran from Londa on the Southern Mahratta Railway via the frontier station of Castle Rock.

Alternative Spelling

  • Marmagao - Imperial Gazetteer of India 1908, which we take as the definitve form
  • Mormugao - Imperial Gazetteer of India 1909 Railway Map; and the modern form shown on Google Maps
  • Marmagaurn - is the form used in the 1878-79 Annual Report on Railways

External links

"Mormugao" Wikipedia.