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Shirpur is a city and taluka in Dhule district of Nashik Division, Maharashtra. It is located on National Highway 3, which runs from Agra in Uttar Pradesh to Mumbai, Maharashtra. The Arunavati River and Tapi river flows through the city. Shirpur is 50 km from the city of Dhule. It houses Asia's largest and India's first gold refinery. Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies has a campus in Shirpur.
The major occupation of the people is agriculture with cotton as the major product. The city has one sootgirni.
Shirpur has one seat in the legislative assembly of Maharashtra.
The nearest prominent railway stations on the main route are Bhusaval and Chalisgaon. Nardana (Taluka Sindkheda) & Amalner is the nearest station. Bus service is available to Bhusaval, Gujarat and MP state.Indore is just 200 km from the city and Nasik is also 200 km from city. Gujarat depo and Shirpur depo Buses are available from shirpur to Vadodara,Ahemedabad,Surat etc at day and night.
The city's park has a famous man-made lake. It has an amusement park with Musical Laser Fountain.The park is similar fountain show like Hyderabad music fountain show.
Shirpur is the hometown (Dahivad-Village) of Bollywood actress Smita Patil. There are a few educational institutes in Shirpur christened after her. Thalner -Village which comes under Shirpur tahsil, is the hometown of Smt. Shudhhamati, Lata Mangeshkar's mother, affectionately called 'Mai'.Shirpur is the city which is also famous for its Water management.The state government also implies the method to improve the ground water table (level) by adopting the Shirpur Pattern in Maharashtra state first and then it will be adopted in all states of country.
In the town three major temples are located in difference places ,
1. Khanderao temple 2. Balaji Temple - 1 3. Balaji Temple -2
- Shirpur.in information about Shirpur Taluka
- Shirpur.org Daily online news from shirpur
- Shirpur.biz Free classifieds website of shirpur
- "Maharashtra's CM inaugurates NMIMS's off-campus technology park at Shirpur". 29 October 2012. Retrieved Aug 30, 2014.