(Last Updated on : 26/06/2010)
Nestled at Goa, Curchorem Cacora is reckoned as a city and at the same time as a municipal council in South Goa
district in the Western state of Goa.
According to the 2001 census, the population of the city is 21,398 .The males constitute 51% of the population and females constitute 49% of the population .The literacy rate of Curchorem Cacora is 74% which is higher than the average national literacy standard which is 59.5%. Male literacy rate is higher with 79% and female literacy rate is 68% .12% of the population is under six years of age.
Cacora is situated in the upper region of Quepem taluk and Curchorem is nearly 2 Km. north and Xeldom is 3 Km. west .The Roman Church in Tilamola is an important tourist attraction of the place. The Jama Masjid in Sanguem is an important mosque of the area.The Quepen Dam and the Selaulim Dam are located near the city. The city is well connected by road rail and air . Sanvordem Curchorem Railway Station and Goa Airport serve Cacora. The Quepem- Sanguem road passes close by.