Dhule is a city and a municipal corporation in Dhule District in the northwestern part of Maharashtra state, India. It is one of the very few well-planned cities in India. Dhule is widely known across the country for its architecture and urban design. The town planning of this city was done by Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya.
Dhule is largely emerging as one of the biggest upcoming hubs of textile, edible oil, and power-loom across the state and has gained a strategic advantage for being on the junction of three National Highways viz. NH-3, NH-6, and NH-211 and on most anticipated Manmad - Indore Rail Project. Central Government has granted permission recently for converting NH-3 from existing four lanes to six lanes between Dhule and Nashik with modern facilities.
Dhule city is also a part of Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Project, India's most ambitious infrastructure program, aiming to develop new industrial cities as 'Smart Cities' and converging next generation technologies across infrastructure sectors. Dhule city is well known across the state for its quality education institutes.
Dhule Lok Sabha constituency (formerly, Dhulia Lok Sabha constituency) is one of the 48 Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituencies of Maharashtra state in western India.