Ahmednagar district is the largest district of Maharashtra state in western India. The historical Ahmednagar city is the headquarters of the district. Ahmednagar was the seat of the Ahmednagar Sultanate of the late medieval period . This district is known for the towns of Shirdi associated with Sai Baba and Meherabad associated with Meher Baba. Ahmednagar district is part of Nashik Division. The neighbouring districts to Ahmednagar district are Solapur , Osmanabad , Beed , Aurangabad , Nashik , Thane , and Pune.