Districts of Mizoram


Aizwal District MapChampai District MapKolasib District MapLawngtiai District Map
Lunglel District MapMamit District MapSaiha District MapSerchhip District Map


Mizoram - 'The Land of the Hill People' is mountainous state in north eastern India. In 1987 it became the 23rd state of Indian Union. Primary it was divided into three districts, but later five more districts were created out of the former three. Every district is governed by a Deputy Commissioner. He is in charge of the administration and manages two more positions as the District Collector and the District Magistrate.

The 8 Mizoram Districts are

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Aizawl - (Area - 3577 km2, Population - 404,054)
Its headquarters is Aizawl city which is also the state's capital. It's the most populated district of Mizoram. The district has 5 Rural Development Blocks and 14 legislative assembly constituencies.

Champhai - (Area - 3186 km2, Population - 125,370)
Its headquarters is Champhai town. The district comprises of 4 Rural Development Blocks, 5 Legislative Assembly constituencies and 88 inhabited villages. It also houses the Murlen National Park and Lengteng Wildlife Sanctuary.

Kolasib - (Area - 1382 km2, Population - 83,054)
Its headquarters is Kolasib town. The district has 2 Rural Development Blocks and 3 assembly constituencies.

Lawngtlai - (Area - 2557 km2, Population - 117,444)
Its headquarters is Lawngtlai town. The district has 2 Autonomous Councils, 4 Rural Development Blocks, 3 Legislative Assembly constituencies and 158 villages. It also houses the Ngengpui Wildlife Sanctuary.

Lunglei - (Area - 4538 km2, Population - 154,094)
Its headquarters is Lunglei town and is the second most populated in the state. The district has 4 Rural Development Blocks and 7 assembly constituencies.

Mamit - (Area - 3026 km2, Population - 85,757)
Its headquarters is Mamit town. The district has 4 Rural Development Blocks and 3 legislative assembly constituencies. It also houses the Dampa Tiger Reserve

Saiha - (Area - 1400 km2, Population - 56,366)
Its headquarters is Saiha town. The district has 3 Rural Development Blocks and 3 assembly constituencies. It also houses the Phawngpui Blue Mountain National Park.

Serchhip - (Area - 1422 km2, Population - 64,875)
Its headquarters is Serchhip town. The district has 3 sub-divisions and 3 legislative assembly constituencies. It also houses the Khawnglung Wildlife Sanctuary.

List of Districts in Mizoram

Sr. No.DistrictDistrict HQPopulation (2011)GrowthSex RatioLiteracyArea (km2)Density (/km2)
1AizawlAizawl40030922.92%100997.893577113
2ChamphaiChamphai12574516.01%98495.91316839
3KolasibKolasib8395527.28%95693.5138660
4LawngtlaiLawngtlai11789460.14%94565.88251946
5LungleiLunglei16142817.64%94788.86457234
6MamitMamit8636437.56%92784.93296728
7SaihaSaiha56574-7.34%97990.01141440
8SerchhipSerchhip6493720.56%97797.91142446

Last Updated on : August 25, 2014

     


     

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