List of districts of Manipur

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Map of districts of Manipur

Manipur, a state of India, has sixteen administrative districts.

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.

On 9 December 2016, the government created 7 new districts, bringing the total number of districts to 16.[1]

Divisions and Districts[edit]

Districts[edit]

The sixteen districts of Manipur state are:

Code District Headquarters Population (2011)[2] Area (km²) Density (/km²) Official website
BI Bishnupur Bishnupur 240,363 496 415 http://bishnupur.nic.in/
TH Thoubal Thoubal 420,517 514 713 http://thoubal.nic.in/
EI Imphal East Porompat 452,661 710 555 http://imphaleast.nic.in/
WI Imphal West Lamphelpat 514,683 519 847 http://imphalwest.nic.in/
SE Senapati Senapati 354,772 3,269 116 http://Senapati.nic.in/
UK Ukhrul Ukhrul 183,115 4,547 31 http://ukhrul.nic.in/
CD Chandel Chandel 144,028 3,317 37 http://chandel.nic.in/
CC Churachandpur Churachandpur 271.274 4,574 50 http://churachandpur.nic.in/
TA Tamenglong Tamenglong 140,143 4,391 25 http://tamenglong.nic.in/
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/
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[edit]

  1. ^ http://indianexpress.com/article/explained/manipur-violence-new-districts-okram-ibobi-united-naga-council-4436039/
  2. ^ "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.