Ahmednagar District is surrounded by
in the west,
in the north, Aurangabad District in the north-east,
in the south-east and
in the south. Spread over an area of 17,048 sq km, Ahmednagar has a glorious history. Being a drought prone area in the state of
, the district gets an annual rainfall of over 500 mm. The official language is
. Sugarcane, bajra, jawar and wheat are the main crops.
The most beautiful holiday resort in Ahmednagar District is Bhandardara, a combination of sky-high mountains, historic forts, roaring-waterfalls, lush green valleys, shimmering rivers and a placid expanse of glittering water. Agastya Rishi
Ashram (Hermitage of Sage Agastya), Ratangad Fort, Amruteshwar temple and the Rehkuri sanctuary are the major tourist attractions.
Shirdi, Nevasa, Siddhatek and Kolgaon are some of the religious places.