Shahada is a town Nandurbar district of the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is a Municipal Council.
Prakasha village, which is around 15 km south-west of Shahada, is the second most important excavation site in Maharashtra. In 1955 B K Thapar on behalf of Archaeological Survey of India excavated site near the confluence of Tapi River and Gomai River. Excavation exposed 17-meter deep occupational deposit – hammerstones, restricted use of copper, low-grade bronze dating back to 1700 BC.
The prevailing climate in Shahada is known as a local steppe climate. During the year there is little rainfall. The climate here is classified as BSh by the Köppen-Geiger system. The temperature here averages 27.3 °C. In a year, the average rainfall is 708 mm.
Road One can reach Shahada through Dhule (84 km away), which is well connected with the Dhule–Nandurbar road. From Dhule, one can reach Shahada by going straight on the Mumbai-Agra highway NH-3 (National Highway) to Songir (Dhule) and at Songir turn left and you will be on MSH-1 (Maharashtra State Highway). The distance from Mumbai is approximately 424 km.