Kurla West is located in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Kurla East is at a distance of 2.16 Km, Vidyavihar is at a distance of 3.04 Km, Ghatkopar West is at a distance of 4.04 Km. Kurla is a locality of East Mumbai, India. It is the headquarters of the Kurla district of Mumbai Suburban. The locality is named after the eponymous East Indian village. It is located under Zone 5, Ward 'L' of the Bombay Municipal Corporation. Its railway station spelled as Coorla .
Kurla gets its name from the East Indian village of Kurla.The village of Kurla was ruled by the Portuguese when the Treaty of Bassein was signed by Sultan Bahadur of Gujarat, the village of Kurla, and six other villages were given by the Governor of Portuguese India to Antonio Pessoa as a reward for his military services. Kurla remained under Portuguese rule until the British occupied. The island was formally ceded to the East India Company..