Nashik division

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Nasik division, Maharashtra
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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 15,774,064

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[edit]

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.

List of Divisional Commissioner[edit]

  • J.G. Rajadhyaksha 20-02-1981 to 30-09-1984
  • J. D. Jadhav 12-12-1984 to 01-12-1985
  • Leena Mehendale 28-06-1994 to 28-11-1985
  • Kishore Gajbhiye 19-01-2004 to 05-01-2004
  • Eknath Dawale 11-02-2014



  1. ^ "Divisional Commissioners". Retrieved 25 January 2016. 


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Coordinates: 20°00′36″N 73°46′48″E / 20.01000°N 73.78000°E / 20.01000; 73.78000