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A district is an administrative division of a state in India. India is divided into twenty-eight states, six Union territories (UT) and one national capital territory. Each state or UT is subdivided into districts for administration purposes. Currently India has 610 districts. The power to change district borders, create new districts or merge existing districts lies with respective state government.

Divisions[edit]

Districts are subdived into sub-divisions and tehsils or talukas (the later title more common across the four states of southern India). Taluks are subdvided into Firhas Firkas are subdivided into Revenue villages Revenue Villages are subdivided into Villages

No. of districts in each state or UT
States
# State Dist. # State Dist.
1 Andhra Pradesh 23 15 Maharashtra 35
2 Arunachal Pradesh 16 16 Manipur   9
3 Assam 27 17 Meghalaya   7
4 Bihar 38 18 Mizoram   8
5 Chhattisgarh 18 19 Nagaland   8
6 Goa   2 20 Orissa 30
7 Gujarat 26 21 Punjab 20
8 Haryana 20 22 Rajasthan 32
9 Himachal Pradesh 12 23 Sikkim   4
10 Jammu and Kashmir 21 24 Tamil Nadu 30
11 Jharkhand 22 25 Tripura   4
12 Karnataka 29 26 Uttarakhand 13
13 Kerala 14 27 Uttar Pradesh 70
14 Madhya Pradesh 50 28 West Bengal 18
Union territories
# UT Dist. # UT Dist.
A Andaman and Nicobar Islands   2 E Lakshadweep   1
B Chandigarh   1 F Pondicherry   4
C Dadra and Nagar Haveli   1 G Delhi   9
D Daman and Diu   2      
Total:   610