Bhusawal, the largest municipal council established in 1882, is situated in the Jalgaon district of Maharashtra, India, along the banks of the Tapi River. The city gained prominence as a significant railway junction during the British Raj and continues to serve as the administrative headquarters of the Bhusawal Division of the Central Railways. It boasts a remarkable reputation for its high-quality bananas, recognized with a GI tag. The city is divided into 47 wards, covering an area of 13.38 square kilometers. Bhusawal lies by the Tapi River, also known as the Tapti River.

Located about 63 kilometers away (via Jamner), the famous Ajanta Caves are accessible from Bhusawal. The city is near the NH 53 highway, yet its historical origins have resulted in narrow roads, causing slow traffic flow.

The nearest airport to Bhusawal is Jalgaon Airport. Plans are in place for the construction of a Railway Coach Factory in the city. Among the 41 ordinance factories in India, Bhusawal hosts 2. Additionally, a major military base is located here. The city’s 5 thermal power station units, with a combined capacity exceeding 1420 MW, contribute to its energy production.

Renowned for its banana cultivation, Bhusawal is a significant hub for banana exports. More than 40% of the state’s banana cultivation occurs in the Jalgaon district, making it a favored destination for traders seeking raw bananas.