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List of districts of Punjab, India

All the 22 districts of Punjab along with their headquarters as of 2016.

A district of the Punjab state of India 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 Punjab Civil Service and other state services.

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Senior Superintendent of Police, an officer belonging to the Indian Police Service is entrusted with the responsibility of maintaining law and order and related issues in the districts of the state. He is assisted by the officers of the Punjab Police Service and other services.

Division Forest Officer, an officer belonging to the Indian Forest Service is responsible for managing the forests, environment and wildlife related issues of the districts. He is assisted by the officers of the Punjab Forest Service and Punjab Wildlife Service.

Sectoral development is looked after by the district head of each development sector such as Irrigation, PwD (Public works department), Agriculture, Health, Education, Animal husbandry, etc. These offices belong to various state services.

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S.no Code[1] District Headquarters Population (2011) Area (km²)[2] Density (/km²) Official website Map
1 AM Amritsar Amritsar 2,490,891 2,647 932 amritsar.nic.in  
2 BA Barnala Barnala 596,294 1,410 419 barnala.gov.in  
3 BA Bathinda Bathinda 1,388,859 3,385 414 bathinda.nic.in  
4 FR Faridkot Faridkot 618,008 1,469 424 faridkot.nic.in  
5 FT Fatehgarh Sahib Fatehgarh Sahib 599,814 1,180 508 fatehgarhsahib.nic.in  
6 FI Firozpur Firozpur 965,337 2,190 182 ferozpur.nic.in  
7 FA Fazilka[3] Fazilka 1,180,483 3,113 379 fazilka.nic.in  
8 GU Gurdaspur Gurdaspur 2,299,026 2,635 649 gurdaspur.nic.in  
9 HO Hoshiarpur Hoshiarpur 1,582,793 3,365 466 hoshiarpur.nic.in  
10 JA Jalandhar Jalandhar 2,181,753 2,632 831 jalandhar.nic.in  
11 KA Kapurthala Kapurthala 817,668 1,632 501 kapurthala.nic.in  
12 LU Ludhiana Ludhiana 3,487,882 3,767 975 ludhiana.nic.in  
13 MA Mansa Mansa 768,808 2,171 350 mansa.nic.in  
14 MO Moga Moga 992,289 2,216 444 moga.nic.in  
15 MU Sri Muktsar Sahib Sri Muktsar Sahib 902,702 2,615 348 muktsar.nic.in  
16 PA Pathankot Pathankot 676,598 929 728 pathankot.gov.in  
17 PA Patiala Patiala 1,892,282 3,218 596 patiala.nic.in  
18 RU Rupnagar Rupnagar 683,349 1,369 488 rupnagar.nic.in  
19 SAS Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar Mohali 986,147 1,093 830 sasnagar.gov.in  
20 SA Sangrur Sangrur 1,654,408 3,685 449 sangrur.nic.in  
21 PB Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar Nawanshahr 614,362 1,267 478 nawanshahr.nic.in  
22 TT Taran Taran Taran Taran Sahib 1,120,070 2,449 464 tarantaran.gov.in  

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "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. 18 August 2004. pp. 5–10. Archived from the original (PDFi) on 11 September 2008. Retrieved 24 November 2008.
  2. ^ "Districts of Punjab - Area & Population". Retrieved 17 November 2016.
  3. ^ Fazilka district was formed in 2011, no data in census 2011 on this district

External linksEdit

  Media related to Districts of Punjab, India at Wikimedia Commons