May 30 1987 Goa separate state .
Goa is India's smallest state by area and the fourth smallest state by population and is . Konkan region is located on the west coast of India . It is in the state of Maharashtra to the north , bordered by Karnataka to the east and the Arabian Sea on the west coast of the southern direction .
Panaji is the capital of the State . The largest city of Vasco da Gama . The historic town that is famous Marco 16 - th century as merchants and conquered it soon shifted to the cultural influence of the Portuguese, who have exhibits . 1961 - The Portuguese overseas territory until annexed by India in the last 450 years .
For its beaches , places of worship and world heritage architecture, Goa, famous international and domestic tourists each year brings . The plant and animal-based resources to its location on the Western Ghats range . Categorized as a biodiversity hotspot .
1987 - In May 30 - Goa on India's phenomenal State .