Nanded (Urdu: ﻧﺎﻨﺪﻳﮍ ) is the second largest city in the Marathwada region of Maharashtra, India. It is also headquarters of Nanded district in the Marathwada Division of the state. It is an important holy place for the Sikh faith and is famous for the Hazur Sahib Gurudwara, at one time renowned for Sanskrit poets. Nanded is a town of great antiquity and has many Muslim Sufi shrines. This is where, for Hindus, the Renukadevi temple at Mahur (a taluka place) can be found.