List of districts of Manipur

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Map of districts of Manipur

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


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]


The sixteen districts of Manipur state are:

Code District Headquarters Population (2011)[2] Area (km²) Density (/km²) website
BPR Bishnupur Bishnupur 240,363 496 415
TBL Thoubal Thoubal 420,517 514 713
IE Imphal East Porompat 452,661 710 555
IW Imphal West Lamphelpat 514,683 519 847
SE Senapati Senapati 354,772 3,269 116
UKR Ukhrul Ukhrul 183,115 4,547 31
CDL Chandel Chandel 144,028 3,317 37
CCpr Churachandpur Churachandpur 271.274 4,574 50
TML Tamenglong Tamenglong 140,143 4,391 25
JBM Jiribam Jiribam 43,818 232 190
KPI Kangpokpi (Sadar Hills) Kangpokpi Survey pending Pending Pending
KAK Kakching Kakching 135,481 Pending Pending
TNL Tengnoupal Tengnoupal Survey pending Pending Pending
KJ Kamjong Kamjong 45,616 2,000 23
NL Noney Noney(Longmai) Survey pending Pending Pending
PZ Pherzawl Pherzawl 47,250 2,285 21


  1. ^ "Simply put: Seven new districts that set Manipur ablaze". 20 December 2016.
  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.