Dhule is a city in Maharashtra located in the Tapi River valley. The city, on the
is 149 km from Nasik
and 334 km from Mumbai
. It is a commercial center, predominantly employed in agricultural trades and serving the surrounding region. Dhule is also famous for cotton-textile manufacturing and owns mills for processing vegetable oil, crushing groundnuts, sesame, linseed, and cotton seed.
Rajwade Sanshodhan Mandal Museum famous for the collection of prehistoric stone implements and pottery,
Mughal and Rajput paintings, coins, sculptures, and old manuscripts is situated here. Several colleges affiliated to the
University of Pune are established at Dhule.
Dhule is served by a major rail line and a national highway. The nearest airport is Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai.