List of Total districts in India, State Wise 2023


List of Total Districts in India – From time to time in India, districts in a state or state are divided on the basis of the population living in it, the topography and the caste and special community living there. Often questions related to this are asked in competitive exams. For your information, let us tell you that at present there are 28 states and 9 union territories in India. But there are very few people who do not know how many districts are there in India? Knowing this is very important from the point of view of common sense.

In today’s article, you are being told about the total number of districts in India, along with this you will also be able to know the total number of districts in all the states of India. It is very important to have this information for General Knowledge. So what is the delay, let’s start and know how many districts are there in India in 2023.

Total number of districts in india 2023

In India, the number of districts in each state is done on the basis of area and population and on the basis of geographical location. There are a total of 679 districts in India consisting of 28 states and if the districts (46) located in 9 Union Territories are merged with them, then this number becomes 775.

State Wise District List in India

There are 679 districts in India including all the states. Below you are given the number of districts located in 28 states –

NoName of State or Union TerritoryNumber of Districts
1Andhra Pradesh26
2Arunachal Pradesh26
9Himachal Pradesh12
13Madhya Pradesh52
23Tamil Nadu38
26Uttar Pradesh75
28West Bengal30
UT 1Andaman and Nicobar Islands3
UT 2Chandigarh1
UT 3Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu3
UT 4Jammu and Kashmir20
UT 5Ladakh2
UT 6Lakshadweep1
UT 7Delhi11
UT 8Puducherry4

Top 10 populated districts of India

#DistrictState2011 Population2021 Estimates
1North 24 ParganasWest Bengal10,009,7811.07 Crores
2Bangalore UrbanKarnataka9,621,5511.15 Crores
3PuneMaharashtra9,429,4081.14 Crores
4Mumbai SuburbanMaharashtra9,356,96298 Lakhs
5South 24 ParganasWest Bengal8,161,96188 Lakhs
6ThaneMaharashtra8,070,032 88 Lakhs
7AhmedabadGujarat7,214,22580 Lakhs
8MurshidabadWest Bengal7,103,80776 lakhs
9JaipurRajasthan6,626,17876 lakhs
10NashikMaharashtra6,107,18768 lakhs

Largest Districts of India by Total Area

In this list, the list of all the categories has been prepared on the basis of area. Kachchh district is the largest district in India by area.

2LehJammu and Kashmir45110
7AnantapurAndhra Pradesh19130
8MahbubnagarAndhra Pradesh18432
10KurnoolAndhra Pradesh17658

Smallest Districts of India by Total Area

2Central DelhiDelhi23
5New DelhiDelhi35
6DiuDaman and Diu40
7North DelhiDelhi59
8North East DelhiDelhi56
9East DelhiDelhi49
10DamanDaman and Diu72

FAQ – Total Districts in India

How many districts are there in all the states in India?

At present there are 679 districts in India by 2023.

Which state has only 4 district?

Sikkim has four districts – East Sikkim, North Sikkim, South Sikkim, and West Sikkim.

Which district is the largest in India?

Kutch district of Gujarat is the largest district of India. It is bounded by Pakistan to the north and northwest, and the state of Rajasthan to the northeast.

In today’s article, we told you about the total districts of India. Here you have classified on the basis of area, location and population. Hope you must have got something to learn from this. If you have any question related to this then you can comment

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