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Districts of Assam

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Districts of Assam


Assam, a state of India, has twenty-seven administrative districts.

A district of an Indian state is an administrative geographical unit, headed by the Deputy Commissioner (DC), which combines the offices of the District Magistrate ultimately responsible for maintaining law and order and District Collector responsible for collection the revenue. Generally, an officer belonging to the Indian Administrative Service becomes the DC but occasionally officers belonging to the Assam Civil Service too get appointed. The DC is assisted by a number of officials belonging to different wings of the administrative services of the state.

The districts of Assam are grouped together in four regional divisions, headed by a Commissioner.

A superintendent of Police, an officer belonging to Indian Police Service is entrusted with the responsibility of maintaining law and order and related issues.

The twenty seven (although the map is showing 23) districts of Assam state are:

Code District Headquarters Population (2011)86[1] Area (km²) Density (/km²) Map
BA Barpeta Barpeta 1,693,190 3,245 506
BO Bongaigaon Bongaigaon 2,060,550 1,724 425
CA Cachar Silchar 1,736,319 3,786 381
DA Darrang Mangaldai 908,090 3,481 432
DM Dhemaji Dhemaji 688,077 3,237 176
DB Dhubri Dhubri 1,948,632 2,838 576
DI Dibrugarh Dibrugarh 1,327,748 3,381 347
GP Goalpara Goalpara 1,008,959 1,824 451
GG Golaghat Golaghat 1,058,674 3,502 270
HA Hailakandi Hailakandi 659,260 1,327 409
JO Jorhat Jorhat 1,091,295 2,851 354
KA Karbi Anglong Diphu 965,280 10,434 78
KR Karimganj Karimganj 1,217,002 1,809 555
KK Kokrajhar Kokrajhar 930,404 3,129 297
LA Lakhimpur North Lakhimpur 1,040,644 2,277 391
MA Morigaon Marigaon 957,853 1,704 455
NG Nagaon Nagaon 2,826,006 3,831 604
NL Nalbari Nalbari 769,919 2,257 504
NC Dima Hasao Haflong 213,529 4,888 38
SI Sivasagar Sivasagar 1,150,253 2,668 395
SO Sonitpur Tezpur 1,925,975 5,324 315
TI Tinsukia Tinsukia 1,316,948 3,790 303
Kamrup 1,517,202
Kamrup Metropolitan 1,260,419
Baksa Mushalpur 953,773 2,400 398
Udalguri Udalguri 832,769 1,676 497
Chirang Kajalgaon 481,818 1,468 328

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