Cortalim

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Cortalim
कुट्ठाळी/Kutt'tthalli
village
river Zuari near Cortalim
river Zuari near Cortalim
Cortalim is located in Goa
Cortalim
Cortalim
Location of Cortalim in Goa
Cortalim is located in India
Cortalim
Cortalim
Cortalim (India)
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 UTC+5:30 (IST)
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. A new road bridge is being constructed at Cortalim and this is part of the elevated road scheme that connects South and North Goa.