Nasik, a town of the Bombay Presidency, on the Godaveri, not far from the source, 150 miles N.E. of Bombay, andwithin four miles of the railway. It is a sacred town, and pilgrimages are made to it. Paper and cotton are manufactured, and there is much brass- and copper-working. Nasik was once a Mahratta capital. The district, of the same name, contains 5,940 square miles.