Colvale is a village in Bardez Taluka in North Goa District of Goa. It is located 17 km towards North from district head-quarters Panaji. 6 KM from Bardez taluka. Colvale’s Pin code is 403513 and postal head office is Colvale. Colvale is surrounded by Bardez Taluka towards south, Pernem Taluka towards north, Bicholim taluka towards east and Tiswadi taluka towards south. Mapusa, Panaji, Goa Velha and Marmagao are the nearby cities to Colvale. Colvale is a census town city in district of North Ga. The Colvale Census Town has population of 4,818 of which2,425 are males while 2.393 are females as per report released by census India 2011.
Population of children with age of 0-6 is 419 which is 8.7% of total population of colvale(CT). In Colvale Census Town, Female sex ratio is of 987 against state average of 973. Moreover, child sex ratio in Colvale is 89.7% higher than the state average of 88.7%. In Colvale, male literacy is around 92.8% while female literacy rate is 86.59%.
70 people belong to the scheduled cast and 15 people belong to the scheduled tribes. Total households in Colvale are about 1799. Water requirements are fulfilled largely through private wells. Agriculture, fishing and sand extraction are the main occupations in the village. Others are employed in the private or government sector.
The village is situated in the northern part of the Goa and have elevation of about 20-50meters from MSL. The eastern part of the village is covered with Tivim village. Northern part of the village is delineated by Chapora river which is lined with mangrove growth. It was observed that fishing in the river is being done by the villagers for their own consumption. The village also have canal passing through from east west direction. The web of seasonal nullahs and springs is spread all over the village. Considerable area of the village is under agriculture and wetland. These fields are home to many aquatic birds. Proofs of existence of these birds are recorded during the surveys. Most of the large trees ae present in the village are conserved due to the religious importance.
|1||Sheetal S Chodankar|
|2||Mrs.Ajakshya A Phadte|
|11||Mr.Yashwant Pandurang Haldankar|
|17||Mr.Prakash P Korgaonkar|