List of districts of Madhya Pradesh

The Indian State of Madhya Pradesh came into existence on 1 November 1956. Madhya Pradesh has various regions which have no official administrative governmental status but they are purely geographic regions; some correspond to historic countries, states or provinces. Currently, the number of districts in the state is 52.[1] These districts are grouped into ten administrative divisions. The regions and district in Madhya Pradesh is shown below. In 2000, the state broke up into two, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.

RegionsEdit

Agro-climatically, geographically, historically, and according to political sentiments, Madhya Pradesh has following main regions :

List of districtsEdit

There are 52 districts in Madhya Pradesh divided in ten divisions.[2][3] A new district, Niwari, was created in October 2018 by partitioning Tikamgarh district.[1] Niwari was declared the 52nd district on 1 October 2018.

Code[4] District Division Headquarters Area
(sq.km.) [5]
Population
(2011) [5]
Population density
(per sq.km)
Location Map Official
Website
BP Bhopal district Bhopal Bhopal 2,772 2,371,061 855   [1]
RS Raisen district Raisen 8,446 1,331,597 158   [2]
RG Rajgarh district Rajgarh 6,154 1,545,814 251   [3]
SR Sehore district Sehore 6,578 1,311,332 199   [4]
VI Vidisha district Vidisha 7,371 1,458,875 198   [5]
MO Morena district Chambal Morena 4,991 1,965,970 394   [6]
SP Sheopur district Sheopur 6,585 687,861 104   [7]
BD Bhind district Bhind 4,459 1,703,005 382   [8]
GW Gwalior district Gwalior Gwalior 5,214 2,032,036 390   [9]
AS Ashoknagar district Ashoknagar 4,674 845,071 181   [10]
SV Shivpuri district Shivpuri 10,278 1,726,050 168   [11]
DT Datia district Datia 2,038 786,754 386   [12]
GU Guna district Guna 6,485 1,241,519 191   [13]
AL Alirajpur district Indore Alirajpur 3,182 728,999 229   [14]
BR Barwani district Barwani 5,432 1,385,881 255   [15]
BU Burhanpur district Burhanpur 2,473 757,847 306   [16]
IN Indore district Indore 3,898 3,276,697 841   [17]
DH Dhar district Dhar 8,153 2,185,793 268   [18]
JH Jhabua district Jhabua 6,782 1,025,048 151   [19]
EN[a] Khandwa district Khandwa 4,927 1,292,042 262   [20]
WN[b] Khargone district Khargone 4,927 1,292,042 262   [21]
BL Balaghat district Jabalpur Balaghat 9,229 1,701,698 184   [22]
CN Chhindwara district Chhindwara 11,815 2,090,922 177   [23]
JA Jabalpur district Jabalpur 5,210 2,463,289 473   [24]
KA Katni district Katni 4,927 1,292,042 262   [25]
ML Mandla district Mandla 5,805 1,054,905 182   [26]
NA Narsinghpur district Narsinghpur 5,133 1,091,854 213   [27]
SO Seoni district Seoni 8,758 1,379,131 157   [28]
DI Dindori district Dindori 7,427 704,524 95   [29]
BE Betul district Narmadapuram Betul 10,043 1,575,362 157   [30]
HA Harda district Harda 3,339 570,465 171   [31]
HO Hoshangabad district Hoshangabad 6,698 1,241,350 185   [32]
RE Rewa district Rewa Rewa 6,434 2,365,106 368   [33]
ST Satna district Satna 7,502 2,228,935 297   [34]
SI Sidhi district Sidhi 4,851 1,127,033 230   [35]
SN Singrauli district Singrauli 5,672 1,178,273 208   [36]
CT Chhatarpur district Sagar Chhatarpur 8,687 1,762,375 203   [37]
DM Damoh district Damoh 7,306 1,264,219 173   [38]
PA Panna district Panna 7,135 1,016,520 142   [39]
SG Sagar district Sagar 10,252 2,378,458 232   [40]
TI Tikamgarh district Tikamgarh 3,878 1,040,359 270   [41]
NI Niwari district Niwari 1,170 404,807 350   [42]
AP Anuppur district Shahdol Anuppur 3,746 749,237 200   [43]
SH Shahdol district Shahdol 6,205 1,066,063 172   [44]
UM Umaria district Umaria 4,026 644,758 160   [45]
AG Agar Malwa district Ujjain Agar Malwa 2,785 571,275 210   [46]
DE Dewas district Dewas 7,020 1,563,715 223   [47]
MS Mandsaur district Mandsaur 5,530 1,340,411 242   [48]
NE Neemuch district Neemuch 4,267 826,067 194   [49]
RL Ratlam district Ratlam 4,861 1,455,069 299   [50]
SJ Shajapur district Shajapur 3,460 941,403 270   [51]
UJ Ujjain district Ujjain 6,091 1,986,864 326   [52]

Future districtsEdit

A bill regarding creation of 3 districts namely Nagda, Maihar and Chachaura-Binaganj was passed on 19 March 2020.[6]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ It was previously known as East Nimar
  2. ^ It was previously known as West Nimar

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Madhya Pradesh Gets New District Carved Out". NDTV. Press Trust of India. 1 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Districts of Madhya Pradesh". Government of Madhya Pradesh. Archived from the original on 19 January 2019. Retrieved 14 October 2017.
  3. ^ "MPOnline: Contact Government". www.mponline.gov.in. MPOnline.
  4. ^ "NIC Policy on format of e-mail Address: Appendix (2): Districts Abbreviations as per ISO 3166–2" (PDF). Ministry Of Communications and Information Technology, Government of India. 2004-08-18. pp. 5–10. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-09-11. Retrieved 2008-11-24.
  5. ^ a b "List of Districts of Madhya Pradesh". www.nriol.com. Retrieved December 31, 2020.
  6. ^ "Amid Crisis, Kamal Nath Okays Formation Of 3 Districts, Cabinet Minister Status To 7 Leaders". NDTV. Press Trust of India. 19 March 2020.