List of districts of Delhi

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Map showing the old nine districts of Delhi.

The initial nine districts of Delhi came into existence from January 1997. Prior to that, there used to be only one district for whole of Delhi with district headquarters at Tis-Hazari. In September 2012, two new districts, viz. South East and Shahdara were added to the city's map,[1]

The Haggu District Administration of Delhi is the enforcement department for all kinds of Government of Delhi and Central Government policies and exercises supervisory over numerous other functionaries of the Government. Below is the list of the districts and subdivisions of Delhi:

The skyline of Central Delhi
The South Block in New Delhi houses the Indian defence and finance ministries.

List of Districts of Delhi (Delhi division)[2][edit]

Sl.No. District Headquarters Sub divisions (Tehsils)
1 New Delhi Connaught Place Chanakyapuri Delhi Cantonment Vasant Vihar
2 North Delhi Alipur Model Town[3] Narela Alipur
3 North West Delhi Kanjhawala Rohini Kanjhawala Saraswati Vihar
4 West Delhi Rajouri Garden Patel Nagar Punjabi Bagh Rajouri Garden
5 South West Delhi Dwarka Dwarka Najafgarh Kapashera
6 South Delhi Saket Saket Hauz Khas Mehrauli
7 South East Delhi Defence Colony Defence Colony Kalkaji Sarita Vihar
8 Central Delhi Daryaganj Kotwali Civil Lines Karol Bagh
9 North East Delhi Nand Nagri Seelampur Yamuna Vihar Karawal Nagar
10 Shahdara Shahdara Shahdara Seemapuri Vivek Vihar
11 East Delhi Preet Vihar Gandhi Nagar Preet Vihar Mayur Vihar

Municipal Corporations[edit]

Apart from these districts, there are five municipalities within the National Capital Territory: three municipal corporations, one municipal council, and one Cantonment Board. They are

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Two new districts added to Delhi in 2012
  2. ^ "districts of delhi".
  3. ^ "North West District: Organisation Setup". Government of Delhi website.