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Interesting Information About The City

  • About NashikNashik or Nasik is the upcoming Wine Capital of India.
  • Nashik is located in the northwest of Maharashtra.
  • It is at a distance of 180 km from Mumbai and 202 km from Pune.
  • Nashik is situated on the western edge of the Deccan peninsula on the banks of the sacred river Godavari.
  • It is admired for its pleasant climate, well-developed infrastructure and picturesque surroundings.
  • The city has mythological, historical, social as well as cultural importance.
  • As per mythology Nashik is one of the place where Lord Ram, Sita & Laxman spend major part of their 14 year exile.
  • Nashik is also one of the four cities where the Kumbh Mela is held ever 12 years, the last being in 2003.
  • If history is to be believed even the British loved the city for its cool climate and proximity to Gujarat and hence developed it as a important army camp.
  • The British also improved the infrastructure of the city by providing facilities like the railway station, Wilson dam, Victoria bridge etc.
  • Nashik has been a home to some famous personalities in India like the renowned freedom fighters Tatya Tope, Veer Savarkar, legendary film maker Dadasaheb Phalke, gems of Marathi literature Kusumakraj, Kanetkar etc.
  • Nashik today is one of the fastest growing cities of India and is identified as a tier-2 metro.
  • Nashik is the third most industrialized city of Maharashtra.
  • Some of the industry giants like Mahindra & Mahindra, BOSCH, VIP, Samsonite, CEAT are located in Nashik.
  • Nashik is also the home to a large number of Wineries like Sula Wines, York Wines etc and sugar mills.
  • The important thermal power plant (Eklahare) and a National Treasury Printing Press (India Security Press) are found in Nashik.
  • The city contributes to the educational field by being home to universities like YCMOU, MUHS and colleges like KTHM, SMRK, BYTCO, K.K.WAGH etc.

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