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Nashik info

Standart time zone:
UTC/GMT +6 hours (Asia/Kolkata)

Population:
1,289,497

Coordinates:
19.99727, 73.79096

Region:
Maharashtra

Continent:
Asia

Country name:
India

ISO code:
IN, IND, 356

Fips code:
IN

Phone code:
91

Country area:
3,287,590 km2

Country population:
1,173,108,018

Currency:
INR

Language:
en

Other information:

Nashik ( ( listen)) is an ancient city in the northwest region of Maharashtra in India. Situated on the banks of Godavari river Nashik is best known for being one of Hindu pilgrimage sites, that of Kumbh Mela which is held every 12 years.The city located about 190 km north of state capital Mumbai, is called the "Wine Capital of India" as half of India’s vineyards and wineries are located in Nashik. == Etymology == As per Ramayana, Nashik is the location on the banks of Godavari river where Laxman, by the wish of Lord Rama, cut the nose of Shurpanakha and thus this city was named as "Nashik". == History == == Geography == Nashik lies in the northern part of Maharashtra state at 584 m (1,916 ft) from the mean sea level which gives it ideal temperature variation, particularly in winters. The river Godavari originates from the Brahmagiri Mountain, Trimbakeshwar about 24 km (15 mi) from Nashik and flows through the old residential settlement, now in the central part of the city. Read more in wiki.



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