Dhule is situated on the banks of the Panjhra River. The district is located in the north-western part of the state of
. It is bordered by
in the east,
in the south, the state of
in the west and the state of Madhya Pradesh in the north. The town of Dhule is the headquarters. Dhule has an area of 8,061 sq km. Bajra, jowar, cotton, wheat and sugarcane are the main crops. The temperature varies from 16o
C to 35o
C. The district receives an annual rainfall of 592 mm.
Laling fort, replica of
Tirupati, Balaji Temple at Shirpur, Nakane tank, Kanhaiyalal
Maharaj temple, Rajwade Sanshodhan mandir and Samarth Vagdevta mandir are the major tourist places. The Rajwade Sanshodhan Mandal Museum in Dhule houses prehistoric stone implements and pottery,
Mughal and Rajput paintings, coins, sculptures and old manuscripts.
Dhule District is well connected with other part of the country by road and rail. The
nearest airport is at