Nandurbar district is located in the northwest part of Maharashtra, India. It became a separate district from Dhule on July 1, 1998. Nandurbar is known for its tribal population, and its administrative center is Nandurbar city. The district covers an area of 5955 square kilometers and has a population of about 1.6 million, with around 17% living in urban areas as of 2011.

The district shares its borders with Dhule to the south and southeast, Gujarat to the west and north, and Madhya Pradesh to the north and northeast. The Narmada river marks the northern boundary of the district.

Notable places to visit in Nandurbar include the Chatrapati Shivaji Natya Gruha with a statue of Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj at the entrance, and Toranmal, a beautiful hill station about 80 km away from Nandurbar city.

In 2006, the Ministry of Panchayati Raj identified Nandurbar as one of the 250 most backward districts in the country out of a total of 640. It’s also among the twelve districts in Maharashtra that receive funding from the Backward Regions Grant Fund Programme (BRGF).

In terms of agriculture, the main crops grown in the district are Jawar, Wheat, Rice, Toor, Groundnuts, and Chilly. The annual crops include Sugarcane and Cotton. The cultivated area is around 253,413 hectares, with a crop pattern of Kharif (approximately 800 villages) and Rabi (approximately 130 villages). Fruits like Mango, Sitaphal, Banana, and Papaya are also grown in the district.