Nalesvar is a village of 613 inhabitants as per the 1961 Census lying about 38.62 km. (24 miles) north-east of Candrapur the tahsil headquarters. It has an ancient temple dedicated to Siva built in the Hemadpanti style. It is situated in a picturesque mango grove, where water from a perennial spring emerges out of rock which is carved in the shape of a gomukh or cow's mouth. Hence the place is known as Gaimukh. The village has a primary school. Wells, a tank and river form the sources of water supply.