Aurangabad District is one of the 36 districts of the state of Maharashtra in western India. It borders the districts of Nashik to the west, Jalgaon to the north, Jalna to the east, and Ahmednagar to the south. The city of Aurangabad houses the district's administrative headquarters. The district has an area of 10,100 km², of which 37.55% is urban and the rest is rural. Aurangabad District is a major tourism region in Marathwada.