List of districts of Nagaland

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District map of Nagaland

Nagaland, a state of India, has 11 administrative districts.[1]

Administration[edit]

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.

History[edit]

Nagaland state originally had eight districts. Three more were added in January 2004: Kiphire, Longleng and Peren.[2]

Districts[edit]

The eleven districts of Nagaland state are:

  1. Dimapur
  2. Kiphire
  3. Kohima
  4. Longleng
  5. Mokokchung
  6. Mon
  7. Peren
  8. Phek
  9. Tuensang
  10. Wokha
  11. Zunheboto

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Districts of Nagaland". A Gateway to Districts of India on the Web. New Delhi: National Informatics Centre. Retrieved 4 January 2013. 
  2. ^ Patra, S. C.; Vachhani, Ashish (2011). Socio-Economic Profile of Rural India (series II). Concept Publishing Company. p. 106. ISBN 9788180697241. Retrieved 2014-08-06. 

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