Varca is a census town in South Goa district in the Indian state of Goa. Varca is located at 15.22N 73.92E. It has an average elevation of 0 metres (0 feet). Varca is renowned for it beaches, hence it has become a popular destination for tourists. The row of wooden fishing boats seen on the beach belong to the Christian fishing community. Popular beach resorts in Varca include the Ramada Caravela Beach Resort, ZURI White Sands Resort, the Club Mahindra Varca Beach Resort As of the 2001 India census, Varca had a population of 4859. Males constitute 47% of the population and females 53%. Varca has an average literacy rate of 77%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 75%. In Varca, 10% of the population is under 6 years of age. As of today, the population is about 25,000. Most of the males in Varca, take up jobs as Sea farers or as NRI(Non Resident Indians) in the middle east like Kuwait, UAE and Bahrain. The Town mostly comprises Catholics and Hindus.