Tehsils of India
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Tehsil also tahsil is an administrative divisions of India denoting a sub-district. Tehsils are also referred to as "talukas" or "mandal" in some states. Tehsils can consist of multiple villages and a few towns. The Panchayat samitis are usually the administrative governing bodies of the tehsils.
Statewise Tehsils/Taluks of India
States use varying names for their sub-districts. Detailed information is as follows (as of 2011):
|State||Sub–district title||Number of
|Jammu and Kashmir||Tehsil||59|
|Union Territory||Sub–district||Number of
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands||Tehsil||7|
|Dadra and Nagar Haveli||Taluka||1|
|Daman and Diu||Taluka||2|
Total: All India = 5564
- Talukas of Gujarat
- Talukas of Karnataka
- Talukas of Maharashtra
- List of mandals in Andhra Pradesh
- Community development block in India
- "Statement showing the Nomenclature and Number of Sub-Districts in States/UTs". Office of The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India, New Delhi. 2010–2011. Retrieved 2011-10-03.
- "State Govt Announces 23 New Talukas". DNA – via HighBeam (subscription required). 10 September 2013. Retrieved 5 January 2016.
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