List of districts of Nagaland

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District map of Nagaland

Nagaland, a state of India, has 11 administrative districts.[1]


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.


Nagaland state originally had eight districts. Three more were added in January 2004: Kiphire, Longleng and Peren.[2]


The eleven districts of Nagaland state are:

  1. Dimapur
  2. Kiphire
  3. Kohima
  4. Longleng
  5. Mokokchung
  6. Mon
  7. Peren
  8. Phek
  9. Tuensang
  10. Wokha
  11. Zunheboto


  1. ^ "Districts of Nagaland". A Gateway to Districts of India on the Web. New Delhi: National Informatics Centre. Retrieved 4 January 2013. 
  2. ^ Patra, S. C.; Vachhani, Ashish (2011). Socio-Economic Profile of Rural India (series II). Concept Publishing Company. p. 106. ISBN 9788180697241. Retrieved 2014-08-06. 

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