Meghalaya District Map

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Meghalaya District Map

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*The Map Highlights all the Districts in the state Meghalaya along with State Capital and District HQ. Disclaimer


Meghalaya is located in the north east of India and is a popular tourist attraction given the natural beauty of the state. The name Meghalaya literally means "abode of the clouds".
The capital of Meghalaya, Shillong is a popular hill station and is also known as the "Scotland of the East". Meghalaya is also home to Mawsynram and Cherrapunji, two of the wettest spots in the world. The population of Meghalaya is 2,964,007 (2011 census) and the state covers an area of 22,429 km sq.

Districts and Administration in Meghalaya: Meghalaya has eleven districts, which are divided into eight sub divisions and thirty nine blocks, blocks comprise of town municipalities and village panchayats. Each district of Meghalaya is governed by a Deputy Commissioner who is appointed by the Indian Administrative Service. The Deputy Commissioner is in charge of the overall administration of the district and covers the roles of a Magistrate and Collector as well. As a Deputy Commissioner he is responsible for the overall smooth functioning of the district, as a Magistrate he takes care of the law and order situation of the district and as a Collector he oversees revenue collection and recovery. The Superintendent of Police is responsible for the Police Administration of the district.

Tourism in Meghalaya: Meghalaya is considered to be one of India's most beautiful states of India and is known for its thick forest cover. Apart from that Meghalaya has a lot of options for adventure sports such as; rock climbing, hiking and trekking and water sports. Other places of interest in Meghalaya are; Cherrapunji, Elephant Falls, Bishop Falls, Sweet Falls, Hot springs at Jakrem, Umiah Lake, The Eco PARK, Botanical Gardens, Lady Hydari Park and the Garo Hills among others.

List of Districts in Meghalaya



S No.DistrictHeadquartersPopulation (Census 2011)Sex Ratio (per 1000)Average Literacy
1East Garo HillsWilliamnagar317,91797273.95%
2East Khasi HillsShillong825,922101184.15%
3Jaintia HillsJowai395,124101361.64%
4Ri BhoiNongpoh258,84095375.67%
5South Garo HillsBaghmara142,33494571.72%
6West Garo HillsTura643,29198467.58%
7West Khasi HillsNongstoin383,46198077.87%


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Last Updated on : 11 March 2013