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Nashik division

Nasik division, Maharashtra
Location of Nashik Division in Maharashtra
Districts 1. Nashik, 2. Dhule, 3. Jalgaon,
4. Nandurbar, 5. Ahmednagar,
Area 57,268 km2 (22,111 sq mi)
Population 1,57,74,064

Nashik division is one of the six divisions of India's Maharashtra state and is also known as North Maharashtra. The historic Khandesh region covers the northern part of the division, in the valley of the Tapti River. Nashik Division is bound by Konkan Division and the state of Gujarat to the west, Madhya Pradesh state to the north, Amravati Division and Marathwada (Aurangabad Division) to the east, and Pune Division to the south. The city of Nashik is the largest city of this division.

  • Area: 57,268 km²
  • Population (2001 census): 15,774,064
  • Districts (with 2001 population): Ahmednagar (4,088,077), Dhule (1,708,993), Jalgaon (3,679,936) Nandurbar (1,309,135), Nashik 4,987,923
  • Literacy: 71.02%
  • Largest City (Population): Nashik
  • Most Developed City: Nashik
  • City with highest Literacy rate: Nashik
  • Largest City (Area): Nashik *
  • Area under irrigation: 8,060 km²
  • Main Crops: Grape, Onion, Sugarcane, Jowar, Cotton, Banana, Chillies, Wheat, Rice, Nagli, Pomegranate
  • Airport: Nasik [flights to Mumbai] Gandhinagar Airport, Ozar Airport
  • Railway Station:Nasik, Manmad, Bhusaval

History of administrative districts in Nashik Division

There have been changes in the names of Districts and has seen also the addition of newer districts after India gained Independence in 1947 and also after the state of Maharashtra was formed.

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