Category:Mapusa

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Mapusa (Konkani: म्हापशें Mhapxem /mʱaːpʃɛ̃ˑ/; Marathi: म्हापसा /mʱaːpsaˑ/) also spelt at Mapuca, Mhapsa or Mapsa is a town in North Goa, India. It is situated 13 km north of the capital Panaji. The town is the headquarters of Bardez taluka. It is located on the main highway NH 17, linking Mumbai to Trivandrum. Under Portuguese rule, the town's name was spelt Mapuçá.15°36′0″N 73°49′12″E / 15.6°N 73.82°E / 15.6; 73.82