Beed district (also known as Bid or Bhir) is a district in the state of Maharashtra. The district headquarters is located at Beed. The district occupies an area of 10,693 sq km and has a population of 2,161,250 (2001 census).
In the ancient era, this city was called as Champavati nagari. The city still has some old monuments showing the signs of past glory in the form of many city entry doors (called Ves in local language) and city protection walls.