From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Cortalim is located in Goa
Location of Cortalim in Goa
Coordinates: 15°23′52″N 73°54′38″E / 15.39778°N 73.91056°E / 15.39778; 73.91056Coordinates: 15°23′52″N 73°54′38″E / 15.39778°N 73.91056°E / 15.39778; 73.91056
Country India
State Goa
District South Goa
Sub-district Mormugão
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Postcode 403710
Area code(s) 0832

Cortalim (Konkani: कुट्ठाळी/Kutt'tthalli, pronounced [kuʈʈʰaːɭĩː]) is a village in Mormugão, Goa. The village is mainly a Christian village and the main occupation of the people here is fishing and agriculture. It is well known as the site of the ancient temple of Lord Shiva is situated here. The place located on the banks of the Zuari River was earlier known as Kushastali. Also one can find a cross here that earlier commemorated the arrival of Christianity in the place. The village also has a church known as St Philip and James church.