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List of districts of Uttarakhand

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List of districts of Uttarakhand

Districts of Uttarakhand

A district of Uttarakhand state is an administrative geographical unit, headed by a Deputy Commissioner or District Magistrate, an officer belonging to the Indian Administrative Service. The district magistrate or the deputy commissioner is assisted by a number of officers belonging to Uttarakhand Civil Service and other Uttarakhand state services.

A Superintendent of Police, an officer belonging to the Indian Police Service is entrusted with the responsibility of maintaining law and order and related issues of the district. He is assisted by the officers of the Uttarakhand Police Service and other Uttarakhand Police officials.

A Deputy Conservator of Forests, an officer belonging to the Indian Forest Service is responsible for managing the Forests, environment and wild-life related issues of the district. He is assisted by the officers of the Uttarakhand Forest Service and other Uttarakhand Forest officials and Uttarakhand Wild-Life officials.

Sectoral development is looked after by the district head of each development department such as PWD, Health, Education, Agriculture, Animal husbandry, etc. These officers belong to the various State Services.

Four new districts are proposed in Uttarakhand: Ranikhet, Didihat, Kotdwar and Yamunotri.[1]

Alphabetical listing

Code District Headquarters[2] Population (As of 2011)[3] Area (km²)[4] Density (/km²) Map
AL Almora Almora 621,972 3,083 202
BA Bageshwar Bageshwar 259,840 2,302 113
CL Chamoli Chamoli Gopeshwar 391,114 7520 51
CP Champawat Champawat 259,315 1,781 146
DD Dehradun Dehradun 1,695,860 3,088 550
HA Haridwar Haridwar 1,927,029 2,360 817
NA Nainital Nainital 955,128 3,860 247
PG Pauri Garhwal Pauri 686,572 5,399 127
PI Pithoragarh Pithoragarh 485,993 7,100 68
RP Rudraprayag Rudraprayag 236,857 1,890 125
TG Tehri Garhwal New Tehri 616,409 4,080 151
US Udham Singh Nagar Rudrapur 1,648,367 2,908 567
UT Uttarkashi Uttarkashi 329,686 8,016 41


  1. ^ Uttarakhand CM announces four new districts
  2. ^ "Uttarakhand - Districts of India: Know India". National Portal of India. Retrieved 2009-04-04. 
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External links

  • More about Uttarakhand at state
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