The district was part of the Khandesh district with Dhule and Jalgaon till July 1998. According to some, khandesh means the country of Lord Krishna. The ancient name of this region is Rasika, when Nandurbar was also called Nandanagri after the name of its king Nandaraja. The district is also rich with mythological accounts of the Ramayana, where the region is referred to as ‘Krushik’. The region is linked to various rulers of the time including Chalukyas, Vartakas and Yadavas. Prior to Mughal era, Khandesh formed the southern boundary of the Tughlaq Empire. The mighty Narmada river defines the district's northern boundary. On September 29, 2010, Ranjana Sonawane of TembhlI hamlet and rushil in Nandurbar district became the first citizen of India to receive a twelve (12) digit Unique Identification. Aadhaar, or unique identity, is an ambitious effort of India's central government to offer unique identification to the country's billion-plus citizens. About Nandurbar Nandurbar is the headquarters of the taluka and is located in the Khandesh region of Maharashtra, India. On July 1, 1998, the Dhule district was partitioned and a new district was formed. It is a village on the Maharashtra-Gujarat border. The district covers a total area of 5035 km2. The population is 1311709, with 15.45% of the population living in the city (as of 2001).The district of Nandurbar is divided into two halves by two borders. Gujarat is on the state's northwestern border, while Madhya Pradesh is on the state's northeast border. Some border villages (e.g. Khedidigar + Khetia) are split between Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh. Tourist Places Asthamba,Unpdev,Toranmal (Hill Station),Prakasha,Shirish Kumar Mehta Nandurbar, Laling Fort, Citadel Fort, Old Fort, Akrani Mahal Fort,Yashwant Lake,Lotus Lake,Shahada,Sarangkheda Horse Bazaar,Kathi Village,Dab Village,Pandavleni Jain Complex,Lal talav,Ciiambar Talav. Nandurbar is served by a station on the Indian Railways network. Also State transport buses are available. Nandurbar is connected to Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat by Indian state highways. How to Reach Nandurbar is served by a station on the Indian Railways network. Also State transport buses are available. Nandurbar is connected to Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat by Indian state highways.