List of districts in Arunachal Pradesh

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On December 1, 1965 the erstwhile North-East Frontier Agency was divided into five districts:

  1. Kameng district
  2. upper Subansiri district and lower Subansiri district
  3. Siang district
  4. Lohit district
  5. Tirap district

Districts[change | change source]

As of 2016, Arunachal Pradesh comprises 20 districts. Most of them are inhabited by various tribal groups. These are:[1]

Code District Headquarters Population (2011)[2] Area (km²) Density (/km²) Map
TA Tawang Tawang Town 49,950 2,085 19
Arunachal Pradesh district location map Tawang.svg
WK West Kameng Bomdila 87,013 7,422 10
Arunachal Pradesh district location map West Kameng.svg
EK East Kameng Seppa 78,413 4,134 14
Arunachal Pradesh district location map East Kameng.svg
PA Papum Pare Yupia 176,385 2,875 42
Arunachal Pradesh district location map Papum Pare.svg
Kurung Kumey Koloriang 89,717 8,818 10
Arunachal Pradesh district location map Kurung Kumey.svg
Kra Daadi Jamin
LB Lower Subansiri Ziro 82,839 3,460 24
Arunachal Pradesh district location map Lower Subansiri.svg
UB Upper Subansiri Daporijo 83,205 7,032 8
Arunachal Pradesh district location map Upper Subansiri.svg
WS West Siang Along 112,272 8,325 12
Arunachal Pradesh district location map West Siang.svg
ES East Siang Pasighat 99,019 4,005 22
Arunachal Pradesh district location map East Siang.svg
Central Siang Pangin
US Upper Siang Yingkiong 33,146 6,188 5
Arunachal Pradesh district location map Upper Siang.svg
UD Lower Dibang Valley Roing 53,986 3,900 14
Arunachal Pradesh district location map Lower Dibang Valley.svg
Upper Dibang Valley Anini 7,948 9,129 1
Arunachal Pradesh district location map Upper Dibang Valley.svg
AJ Anjaw Hawai 21,089 6,190 3
Arunachal Pradesh district location map Anjaw.svg
EL Lohit Tezu 145,538 2,402 13
Arunachal Pradesh district location map Lohit.svg
Namsai Namsai
CH Changlang Changlang 147,951 4,662 27
Arunachal Pradesh district location map Changlang.svg
TI Tirap Khonsa 111,997 2,362 42
Arunachal Pradesh district location map Tirap.svg
LD Longding Longding [3] [3] [3] [3]

New Proposals[change | change source]

Notes[change | change source]

  1. "At a glance". Government of Arunachal Pradesh website.
  2. "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Longding is included as part of Tirap