About City



Nashik is one of the most important cities of Northern Maharashtra. Nashik, in Maharashtra, is situated at a distance of 200 km from Mumbai (Bombay) as well as Pune. The city has become the center of attraction because of its beautiful surroundings and cool and pleasant climate. Nashik has a personality of its own due to its mythological, historical, social and cultural importance. The city, vibrant and active on the industrial, political, social and cultural fronts, has influenced the lives of many a great personalities. The river Godavari flows through the city. Temples and ghats on the banks of Godavari have made Nashik one of the holiest places for Hindus all over the World.

To share the activities of such a dynamic place with the people of the world, we are
proud to present the First official Website on Nashik : Nashik on the Net (http://www.nashik.com)

About Nashik

Brief about Nashik

Latitude 190-33′ and 200-53′ North
Longitude 730-16′ and 750-6′ East
Elevation 700 m (2,300 ft)
Area 300 km² (Second largest in Maharashtra after Mumbai)
Rivers Godavari, Vaitarana, Bhima, Girana, Kashyapi, Darana and Nasardi (Nandini)
Population 6,48,000 (1991 census)
1,486,973 (2011 census)
ISD 91
STD 0253
Vehicle registration MH 15
Length of roads 650 Km
National Highway passing  through the city Mumbai-Agra National Highway No. 3 (1000 Km)  
Nashik-Pune National Highway No. 50 (210 Km) 
Industrial Estates
Satpur 1600 Acres 700
Ambad 1400 Acres 600
Sinnar 6671 Acres 332
Radio Station All India Radio, FM Service, 100 MHz., Radio City 95 FM, 98.3 Fm Radio Mirchi, Prasar Bharti – Akashwani Kendra, Radio Vishwas 90.8, 104.2 MY FM, RED FM 93.5 Nasik,
Television DoorDarshan Low Power Transmitter (Mumbai/Delhi Relay:Range 20 Km); Satellite and cable TV.
University Yashawantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU), Maharashtra University of Health and Science (MUHS).
Newspapers The local newspapers record the graph of Nashik. In 1869 Shri Trimbak Hari Kale founded the weekly  ‘Nashik Vrutta’. The daily ‘Gavkari’ has been in the service of the public for more than 58 years. Beside Gavkari, the other daily newspapers are Deshdoot (Marathi/English), Lokmat, Sakal, Punya Nagari, Dainik Samana, Uladhal,Sadanand, Bhramar etc.
Libraries 15 Libraries is the boon to the book readers of Nashik.One of the oldest ‘Sarvajanik Vachanalaya’ completed 150  years on 17th March 1991.
Theaters Cinemax, INOX Old Vijay Mamta, DIVYA BIG Cinemas, Cinemax – Regimental Plaza,  Circle, Vikas, Hemalata, Mahalakshmi, Chitramandir, Madhukar, Vijayanand, Damodar, Prabhat, Madhukar, Regimental, Anuradha, KINO (HAL Township), Topchi(ArtilleryCentre), Kalidas Kala Mandir, P.S. Sayakhedkar Natya Mandir.

Milestones in the history of Nashik

Some of the major events in the history of Nashik are :

  • 1840   :   Sarvajanik Vachanalaya established. (Public Library) 
  • 1854   :   Sharanpur Colony formed.  
  • 1861   :   Deolali Cantonment formed.  
  • 1862   :   Nashik Road railway station was built.  
  • 1864   :   Nashik Municipality formed.  
  • 1869   :   Nashik district formed.  
  • 1894   :   Saint Andrew Church built.  
  • 1894   :   Construction work for Victoria Bridge started.  
  • 1910   :   Police Training School established.  
  • 1922   :   Distillery started at Nashik Road.  
  • 1927   :   Security Press formed at Nashik Road.  
  • 1941   :   Artillery Center migrated to Nashik Road