Cortachy and Clova is a parish, which lies in Angus Council Area, some 11 miles (18 km) north of Kirriemuir and 15 miles (25 km) northwest of Forfar in Angus.
It is located in the old county of Forfarshire, which disappeared following the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1974.
The parish has an area of 255.6 sq. km (98.7 sq. miles). Cortachy and Clova has 9 neighbouring parishes; namely Crathie & Braemar, Glenisla, Glenmuick Tullich & Glengairn, Kingoldrum, Kirriemuir, Lethnot & Navar, Lintrathen, Lochlee and Tannadice. The boundaries of this parish were modified among significant changes recommended by the Boundary Commissioners after the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1889.