Nashik

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Nashik
नाशिक
Metropolis
Nickname(s): Wine Capital Of India/Grape City/Pilgrimage City
Nashik is located in Maharashtra
Nashik
Coordinates: 20°00′N 73°47′E / 20.00°N 73.78°E / 20.00; 73.78Coordinates: 20°00′N 73°47′E / 20.00°N 73.78°E / 20.00; 73.78
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Nashik
Government
 • Mayor Hon.Mr. Yatin Wagh (MNS)
Area
 • Metropolis 360 km2 (140 sq mi)
Elevation 560 m (1,840 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Metropolis 2,152,769
 • Metro 3,186,973
Demonym Nashikkar
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 422 0xx
Telephone code 91(253)
Vehicle registration MH 15 (Nashik), MH 41 (Malegaon), MH 51 (Nashik Rurual)

Nashik, also spelled as Nasik is a city in the northwest of Maharashtra State, India. It has 1,620,000 people. Nashik is about 180 kilometres (110 mi) from Mumbai.

Nashik is a district on Maharashtra State. Nashik has 15 Talukas. Following are talukas of nashik.

  • Nashik
  • Igatpuri
  • Sinner
  • Deola
  • Chandwad
  • Malegaon
  • Kalwan
  • Baglan
  • Trimbkeshwar
  • Dindori
  • Niphad
  • Peth
  • Surgana
  • Yeola
  • Nandgaon

Following are important cities in Nashik District

  • Lasalgaon
  • Deolali Camp
  • Saptashrugi Gad
  • Manmad

Nashik was previously just a holy place but now it has turned into industrial,educational centre.Due its close location to Mumbai it is devoloping fast.