List of districts of Uttarakhand

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Uttarakhand in India
Districts of Uttarakhand

A district of Uttarakhand state is an administrative geographical unit, headed by a Deputy Commissioner or District Magistrate, an officer belonging to the Indian Administrative Service. The district magistrate or the deputy commissioner is assisted by a number of officers belonging to Uttarakhand Civil Service and other Uttarakhand state services.

A Superintendent of Police, an officer belonging to the Indian Police Service is entrusted with the responsibility of maintaining law and order and related issues of the district. He is assisted by the officers of the Uttarakhand Police Service and other Uttarakhand Police officials.

A Deputy Conservator of Forests, an officer belonging to the Indian Forest Service is responsible for managing the Forests, environment and wild-life related issues of the district. He is assisted by the officers of the Uttarakhand Forest Service and other Uttarakhand Forest officials and Uttarakhand Wild-Life officials.

Sectoral development is looked after by the district head of each development department such as PWD, Health, Education, Agriculture, Animal husbandry, etc. These officers belong to the various State Services.

Four new districts are proposed in Uttarakhand: Ranikhet, Didihat, Kotdwar and Yamunotri.[1]

Alphabetical listing[edit]

Code District Headquarters[2] Population (As of 2011)[3] Area (km²)[4] Density (/km²) Map
AL Almora Almora 621,972 3,083 202 Almora district.svg
BA Bageshwar Bageshwar 259,840 2,302 113 Bageshwar district.svg
CL Chamoli Gopeshwar 391,114 7520 51 Chamoli district.svg
CP Champawat Champawat 259,315 1,781 146 Champawat district.svg
DD Dehradun Dehradun 1,695,860 3,088 550 Dehradun district.svg
HA Haridwar Haridwar 1,927,029 2,360 817 Haridwar district.svg
NA Nainital Nainital 955,128 3,860 247 Nainital district.svg
PG Pauri Garhwal Pauri 686,572 5,399 127 Pauri Garhwal district.svg
PI Pithoragarh Pithoragarh 485,993 7,100 68 Pithoragarh district.svg
RP Rudraprayag Rudraprayag 236,857 1,890 125 Rudraprayag district.svg
TG Tehri Garhwal New Tehri 616,409 4,080 151 Tehri Garhwal district.svg
US Udham Singh Nagar Rudrapur 1,648,367 2,908 567 Udham Singh Nagar district.svg
UT Uttarkashi Uttarkashi 329,686 8,016 41 Uttarkashi district.svg


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