List of districts of Manipur

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Map of districts of Manipur

Manipur, a state in 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]

Districts[edit]

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 https://bishnupur.nic.in/
TBL Thoubal Thoubal 420,517 514 713 https://thoubal.nic.in/
IE Imphal East Porompat 452,661 710 555 https://imphaleast.nic.in/
IW Imphal West Lamphelpat 514,683 519 847 https://imphalwest.nic.in/
SE Senapati Senapati 354,772 3,269 116 https://senapati.nic.in/
UKR Ukhrul Ukhrul 183,115 4,547 31 https://ukhrul.nic.in/
CDL Chandel Chandel 144,028 3,317 37 https://chandel.nic.in/
CCpr Churachandpur Churachandpur 271.274 4,574 50 https://churachandpur.nic.in/
TML Tamenglong Tamenglong 140,143 4,391 25 https://tamenglong.nic.in/
JBM Jiribam Jiribam 43,818 232 190
KPI Kangpokpi (Sadar Hills) Kangpokpi Survey pending Pending Pending https://dckpidistrict.gov.in/
KAK Kakching Kakching 135,481 Pending Pending https://kakching.nic.in/
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

References[edit]

  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.