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List of districts of Mizoram

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Districts of Mizoram

The Indian state of Mizoram is divided into 8 districts.

Administrative structure[change | change source]

A district of Mizoram is headed by a Deputy Commissioner (DC). The DC is in charge of the administration in each district. He/she has to perform triple functions as holding three positions as the Deputy Commissioner, the District Magistrate and the District Collector.

Positions[change | change source]

As a Deputy Commissioner he is the executive head of the district. The District Magistrate is responsible for maintaining the law and order situation in the district. As the Collector he is the Chief Revenue Officer of the district responsible for revenue collection and recovery.

Police[change | change source]

A Superintendent of Police (SP) controls the police administration of each district.

Subdivisions[change | change source]

A district is divided into one or more subdivisions, further divided into tehsils and blocks.

Districts[change | change source]

Code[1] District Headquarters Established Subdivisions Area Population As of 2001 Population Density
AI Aizawl Aizawl 3,577 km2 (1,381 sq mi) 339,812 95/km2 (250/sq mi)
KO Kolasib Kolasib 1998[2] 1,386 km2 (535 sq mi) 60,977 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
LA Lawngtlai Lawngtlai 2,519 km2 (973 sq mi) 73,050 29/km2 (75/sq mi)
LU Lunglei Lunglei 4,572 km2 (1,765 sq mi) 137,155 30/km2 (78/sq mi)
MA Mamit Mamit 1998[3] 2,967 km2 (1,146 sq mi) 62,313 21/km2 (54/sq mi)
SI Siaha Siaha 1998 1,414 km2 (546 sq mi) 60,823 43/km2 (110/sq mi)
SE Serchhip Serchhip 1998 1,424 km2 (550 sq mi) 55,539 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
CH Champhai Champhai 1998[4] 3,168 km2 (1,223 sq mi) 101,389 32/km2 (83/sq mi)
Total 21,087 km2 (8,142 sq mi) 888,573 42/km2 (110/sq mi)

Proposed Districts[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "NIC Policy on format of e-mail Address: Appendix (2): Districts Abbreviations as per ISO 3166-2" (PDF). Ministry Of Communications and Information Technology, Government of India. 18 August 2004. pp. 5–10. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 September 2008. Retrieved 24 November 2008.
  2. "Kolasib - Administrative Setup". kolasib.nic.in. Archived from the original on 17 August 2016. Retrieved 6 July 2016.
  3. "Official Website of Mamit District". mamit.nic.in. Retrieved 6 July 2016.
  4. http://www.censusindia.gov.in/2011census/dchb/1504_PART_B_DCHB_CHAMPHAI.pdf