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Pernem is a city and a municipal council in North Goa district in the Indian state of Goa.GeographyPernem is located at an average elevation of 47m. Pernem is one of the twelve sub-districts of Goa. Pernem sub-district consists of twenty village panchayats and one municipality (Pernem city). Pernem sub-district is surrounded by Vengurla and Sawantwadi sub-districts of Sindhudurga to the north, Dodamarg sub-district of Sindhudurga to the east, Bardez and Bicholim to the south and the Arabian sea to the west.Demographics, Pernem Municipal Council has population of 5,021 of which 2,557 are males while 2,464 are females.Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 402 which is 8.01% of total population of Pernem (M Cl). In Pernem Municipal Council, Female Sex Ratio is of 964 against state average of 973. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Pernem is around 836 compared to Goa state average of 942. Literacy rate of Pernem city is 91.19% higher than state average of 88.70%. In Pernem, Male literacy is around 94.65% while female literacy rate is 87.64%.ReligionsIgreja de São JoséA Chapel in Pernem was built in 1852 by the Portuguese after their successful Novo Conquistas campaign. It was elevated into a Parish on January 2, 1855. St. Joseph Church, Pernem was rebuilt in 1864. The Parish was renovated in 2002. The Parish has 5 substations constituted of 11 Small Christian Communities. Currently, Fr. Camilo Simoes is appointed as the Parish Priest.Hindu FestivalsPernem is famous for Dussehra.There are total 5 days of festival and it gets end on Kojagiri Pournima.On the day of Kojarari Pournima a big feast is organised. People from Maharashtra, Goa and Karanataka visit Pernem. People visit temples like Adisthan Mangar, Bhagawati, Rawalnath, Sateri, Dwarpal, Mauli, Gautameshwar, Narayan, Mulvir, Maruti and Shri Nagnath. This is one of the biggest feasts of Goa.
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