Districts of Mizoram

The Indian state of Mizoram is divided into 8 districts.


When Mizoram became a Union Territory on 21 January, 1972, it was divided into three districts: Aizwal, Lunglei and Chhimtuipui. Later five more districts were carved out of the erstwhile three districts.

Administrative structure[]

A district of Mizoram is headed by a Deputy Commissioner who is in charge of the administration in that particular district. He has to perform triple functions as he holds three positions as the Deputy Commissioner, the District Magistrate and the District Collector.As a Deputy Commissioner he is the executive head of the district.The District Magistrate is responsible for maintaining the law and order situation in the district.As the Collector he is the Chief Revenue Officer of the district who is responsible for revenue collection and recovery.

A Superintendent of Police (SP) controls the police administration of each district.

A district is divided into one or more subdivisions, further divided into tehsils and blocks.


Code[1] District Headquarters Established Subdivisions Area Population at=2001}} Population Density Map
AI Aizawl Aizawl 3,577 km² (1,381 sq mi) 339,812 95/km² (246/sq mi)
CH Champhai Champhai 3,168 km² (1,223 sq mi) 101,389 32/km² (83/sq mi)
KO Kolasib Kolasib 1,386 km² (535 sq mi) 60,977 44/km² (114/sq mi)
LA Lawngtlai Lawngtlai 2,519 km² (973 sq mi) 73,050 29/km² (75/sq mi)
LU Lunglei Lunglei 4,572 km² (1,765 sq mi) 137,155 30/km² (78/sq mi)
MA Mamit Mamit 2,967 km² (1,146 sq mi) 62,313 21/km² (54/sq mi)
SA Saiha Saiha 1,414 km² (546 sq mi) 60,823 43/km² (111/sq mi)
SE Serchhip Serchhip 1,424 km² (550 sq mi) 55,539 39/km² (101/sq mi)
Total -- -- 21,081 km² (8,139 sq mi) 888,573 42/km² (109/sq mi)


  1. ^ "NIC Policy on format of e-mail Address: Appendix (2): Districts Abbreviations as per ISO 3166-2". Ministry Of Communications and Information Technology, Government of India. 2004-08-18. pp. 5–10. Retrieved 2008-11-24. 

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