List of districts of Manipur
Manipur, a state of India, has sixteen administrative districts.
Administration[change | change source]
A district of an Indian state is an administrative geographical unit, headed by a district magistrate or a deputy commissioner, an officer belonging to the Indian Administrative Service. The district magistrate or the deputy commissioner is assisted by a number of officials belonging to different wings of the administrative services of the state.
A superintendent of Police, an officer belonging to Indian Police Service is entrusted with the responsibility of maintaining law and order and related issues.
On 9 December 2016, the government created 7 new districts, bringing the total number of districts to 16.
Divisions and Districts[change | change source]
- Inner Manipur Division: (Imphal) - Districts of Bishnupur, Imphal West, Imphal East, Thoubal, and Kakching
- North Manipur Division: (Ukhrul) - Districts of Tamenglong, Kangpokpi, Senapati, Ukhrul, and Kamjong
- South Manipur Division: (Churachandpur) - Districts of Jiribam, Noney, Pherzawl, Churachandpur, Chandel, and Tengnoupal
Districts[change | change source]
The sixteen districts of Manipur state are:
|Code||District||Headquarters||Population (2011)||Area (km²)||Density (/km²)||Official website|
|CC||Churachandpur||Churachandpur||271.274||4,574||50||http://churachandpur.nic.in/ Archived 2018-07-16 at the Wayback Machine|
|Not yet assigned||Jiribam||Jiribam||Survey pending||Pending||Pending||Yet to be created. Bifurcated from Imphal East|
|KPI||Kangpokpi (Sadar Hills)||Kangpokpi||Survey pending||Pending||Pending||Yet to be created. Bifurcated from Senapati|
|KAK||Kakching||Kakching||Survey pending||Pending||Pending||http://www.kakching.nic.in/ Archived 2017-02-02 at the Wayback Machine|
|Not yet assigned||Tengnoupal||Tengnoupal||Survey pending||Pending||Pending||Yet to be created. Bifurcated from Chandel|
|Not yet assigned||Kamjong||Kamjong||Survey pending||Pending||Pending||Yet to be created. Bifurcated from Ukhrul|
|Not yet assigned||Noney||Noney(Longmai)||Survey pending||Pending||Pending||Yet to be created. Bifurcated from Tamenglong|
|PZ||Pherzawl||Pherzawl||Survey pending||Pending||Pending||Yet to be created. Bifurcated from Churachandpur|
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Simply put: Seven new districts that set Manipur ablaze". 20 December 2016.
- ↑ "Ranking of Districts by Population Size, 2001 and 2011" (XLS). The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India, New Delhi-110011. 2010–2011. Retrieved 2011-09-18.