Rivers in Goa
There are 9 rivers in Goa, known as the Mandovi River, the Zuari River, the Terekhol River, Chapora River, the Sal River, Talpona River, Baga River, Saleri River and Galgibag River.
The Zuari River and the Mandovi River are the lifelines of Goa, with their tributaries draining 69% of its geographic area in Goa. These rivers are some of the busiest rivers in India.
The Mormugao harbour on the mouth of the River Zuari is one of the best natural harbours in South Asia.
These rivers form an integral part of Goan life because of their portability, irrigation facilities, agriculture and coastal resources, transportation of mining ores, etc.