Districts of Assam

Districts of Assam - Assam is divided into 33 districts, headed by the Deputy Commissioner(DC). These Districts can be further divided into 78 subdivisions.

The list of Districts of Assam are given below:

Map showing List of Districts of Assam
List of Districts of Assam



Districts Area(in km2) Population(2011)
Baksa 2,400 953,773
Barpeta 3,245 1,693,190
Biswanath 1,100 5,80,000
Bongaigaon 1,724 2,060,550
Cachar 3,786 1,736,319
Charaideo -- --
Chirang 1,468 481,818
Darrang 1,585 908,090
Dhemaji 3,237 688,077
Dhubri 2,838 1,948,632
Dibrugarh 3,381 1,327,748
Dima Hasao 4,888 214,102
Goalpara 1,824 1,008,959
Golaghat 3,502 1,058,674
Hailakandi 1,327 659,260
Hojai -- 931,218
Jorhat 2,851 1,091,295
Kamrup Metro 1,528 1,260,419
Kamrup 1,527.84 1,517,202
Karbi Anglong 10,434 965,280
Karimganj 1,809 1,217,002
Kokrajhar 3,129 930,404
Lakhimpur 2,277 1,040,644
Majuli 880 167,304
Morigaon 1,704 957,853
Nagaon 2,287 1,892,550
Nalbari 2,257 769,919
Sivasagar 2,668 1,150,253
Sonitpur 5,324 1,925,975
South Salmara-Mankachar 568 555,114
Tinsukia 3,790 1,316,948
Udalguri 1,676 832,769
West Karbi Anglong -- --

Interesting facts:
  • Smallest district of Assam is South Salmara Mankachar.
  • Largest district of Assam is Karbi Anglong.
  • Majuli is the first river island district of India.
  • Tinsukia district has the oldest refinery in Asia located in Digboi.

Regional Divisions of Assam

Map of Assam showing 5 divisions
There are 33 districts of Assam and Assam is also divided into 5 regional divisions comprising of some districts for better administration. Each Division is administrated by a Divisional Commissioner. Here is a list of districts of Assam according to their respective divisions:

DivisionsDistricts
Upper AssamCharaideo, Dhemaji, Dibrugarh, Golaghat, Jorhat, Majuli, Lakhimpur, Tinsukia, Sibsagar
Lower AssamDhuburi, Chirang, Baksa, Barpeta, Bongaigaon,Goalpara, Nalbari, Kamrup Metropolitan, Kamrup Rural, Kokrajhar, South Salmara-Mankachar,
Central AssamDima Hasao, Hojai, East Karbi Anglong, West Karbi Anglong, Morigaon, Nagaon
North AssamBiswanath, Darrang, Sonitpur, Udalguri
Hills and Barak ValleyHailakandi, Karimgang, Cachar



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