Nashik division

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Nasik division
Location of Nashik Division in Maharashtra
Location of Nashik Division in Maharashtra
Coordinates: 20°00′36″N 73°46′48″E / 20.01000°N 73.78000°E / 20.01000; 73.78000Coordinates: 20°00′36″N 73°46′48″E / 20.01000°N 73.78000°E / 20.01000; 73.78000
Country India
State Maharashtra
Districts 1. Nashik, 2. Dhule, 3. Jalgaon, 4. Nandurbar, 5. Ahmednagar
Area
 • Total 57,268 km2 (22,111 sq mi)
 • Under irrigation 8,060 km2 (3,110 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 18,571,611
Literacy 71.02%
Main crops Grape, Onion, Sugarcane, Jowar, Cotton, Banana, Chillies, Wheat, Rice, Nagli, Pomegranate

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.

Districts and cities[edit]

  • Districts (with 2011 population): Ahmednagar (4,543,159), Dhule (2,048,781), Jalgaon (4,224,442) Nandurbar (1,646,177), Nashik 6,109,052
  • Largest City (Population): Nashik
  • Most Developed City: Nashik
  • City with highest Literacy rate: Nashik
  • Largest City (Area): Nashik
Districts, Sub-Divisions and Talukas in Nagpur Division
Name of Division
(Headquarter)
Sr. No. Districts Administration Talukas
Nashik Division
HQ=Nashik
Districts=5
Talukas=53
1. Ahmednagar District HQ=Ahmednagar
Talukas=14
2. Dhule District HQ=Dhule
Talukas=4
3. Jalgaon District HQ=Jalgaon
Talukas=14
4. Nandurbar District HQ=Dhule
Talukas=6
5. Nashik District HQ=Dhule
Talukas=15
Total Districts - 5 Total Talukas - 53

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.

Transport[edit]

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]

References[edit]

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

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