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List of tehsils in India

Tehsil also tahsil is an administrative divisions of India denoting a sub-district. Tehsils are also referred to as talukas, mandals, sub-divisions, mahakumas, headed by a Tehsildar or Talukdar or MRO. Tehsils can consist of multiple villages and a few towns. The Panchayat samitis are usually the administrative governing bodies of the tehsils.

Statewise Tehsils/Talukas of India

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States use varying names for their sub-districts. Detailed information is as follows (as of 2014):[1]

State Sub-district title Number of
Andhra Pradesh Mandal 661
Arunachal Pradesh Circle 149
Assam Sub-Division 78
Bihar Sub-Division 101
Chhattisgarh Tehsil 149
Goa Taluka 12
Gujarat Taluka 248[2]
Haryana Tehsil 67
Himachal Pradesh Tehsil 109
Jammu and Kashmir Tehsil 59
Jharkhand Sub-Division
Karnataka Taluka 206
Kerala Taluka 75
Madhya Pradesh Tehsil 367
Maharashtra Taluka 353
Manipur Sub-Division 38
Meghalaya Sub-Division
Mizoram Sub-Division
Nagaland Circle 93
Odisha Tehsil 317
Punjab Tehsil 72
Rajasthan Tehsil 268
Sikkim Sub-Division 9
Tamil Nadu Taluka 201
Telangana Mandal 446
Tripura Sub-Division
Uttar Pradesh Tehsil 316
Uttarakhand Tehsil 86
West Bengal Sub-Division 62
Union Territory Sub-district Number of sub-districts
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Tehsil 7
Chandigarh Tehsil 1
Dadra and Nagar Haveli Taluka 1
Daman and Diu Taluka 2
Delhi Tehsil 27
Lakshadweep Sub-Division 4
Puducherry Commune Panchayat 10
India Total 5412

List of Subdivisions of States


Assam has 78 subdivisions.

District Head Quarter Subdivision
Tinsukia Tinsukia Tinsukia, Margherita, Sadiya
Dibrugarh Dibrugarh Dibrugarh, Naharkatiya, Moran
Dhemaji Dhemaji Dhemaji, Jonai
Charaideo Sonari Charaideo
Sivasagar Sivasagar Sivasagar, Nazira
Lakhimpur North Lakhimpur North Lakhimpur, Dhakuakhana, Bihpuria Narayanpur
Majuli Garamur Majuli
Jorhat Jorhat Jorhat, Titabor
Biswanath Biswanath Chariali Biswanath Chariali, Gohpur
Golaghat Golaghat Golaghat, Bokakhat, Dhansiri, Merapani
Karbi Anglong East Diphu Diphu, Bokajan, Howraghat
Sonitpur Tezpur Sonitpur, Dhekiajuli
Nagaon Nagaon Nagaon, Kaliabor
Hojai Hojai Hojai
Karbi Anglong West Hamren Hamren
Dima Hassao Haflong Haflong, Maibong, Diyungbra,
Cachar Silchar Silchar, Katigorah, Lakhipur, Sonai
Hailakandi Hailakandi Hailakandi, Katlichera,
Karimganj Karimganj Karimganj, Ramkrishna Nagar
Morigaon Morigaon Morigaon
Udalguri Udalguri Udalguri, Bhergaon
Darrang Mangaldoi Mangaldoi
Kamrup Metro Guwahati Guwahati, Dispur, Chandrapur, Sonapur
Baksa Mushalpur Mushalpur, Tamulpur, Salbari
Nalbari Nalbari Nalbari, Mukalmua, Tihu
Kamrup Amingaon Kamrup, Rangia, Azara, Dakhin Kamrup
Barpeta Barpeta Barpeta, Bajali, Kalgachia, Sorbhog, Sarukhetri,
Chirang Chirang Chirang
Bongaigaon Bongaigaon Bongaigaon, North Salmara, Manikpur
Goalpara Goalpara Goalpara
Kokrajhar Kokrajhar Kokrajhar, Gossaigaon, Parbatjhora
Dhubri Dhubri Dhubri, Bilasipara
South Salmara-Mankachar Hatsingimari Hatsingimari


As of 2011 Census of India, Bihar has 101 subdivisions. Subdivisions are further divided into Community development block.[3]


There are ten subdivisions of the union territory of Lakshadweep in the Laccadive Sea;[4] nine established in 1983, the tenth in 2009.[5]



There are nine subdivisions in the state of Sikkim:[18]

See also


  1. ^ "Statement showing the Nomenclature and Number of Sub-Districts in States/UTs". Office of The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India, New Delhi. 2010–2011. Retrieved 2011-10-03.
  2. ^ "State Govt Announces 23 New Talukas". DNA  – via HighBeam (subscription required). 10 September 2013. Retrieved 5 January 2016.
  3. ^ "Figures at a glance - 2011 Census Bihar" (PDF). Government of India. Retrieved 1 November 2016.
  4. ^ "Union Territory of Lakshadweep : Administrative Setup" (PDF). Retrieved 24 October 2014.
  5. ^ "Amini : Sub Divisional Officer(SDO)". Retrieved 24 October 2014.
  6. ^ "Village(D)Panchayats". Retrieved 9 May 2015.
  7. ^ "Welcome to Amini Island : Homepage" (PDF). Retrieved 24 October 2014.
  8. ^ "Androth Island : Homepage" (PDF). Retrieved 24 October 2014.
  9. ^ "Bitra Island : Homepage" (PDF). Retrieved 24 October 2014.
  10. ^ "Chetlat Island : Homepage" (PDF). Retrieved 24 October 2014.
  11. ^ "Chetlat : Sub Divisional Officer(SDO)". Retrieved 24 October 2014.
  12. ^ "Kadmat Island : Homepage" (PDF). Retrieved 24 October 2014.
  13. ^ "Kalpeeni Island : Homepage" (PDF). Retrieved 24 October 2014.
  14. ^ "Kavaratti Island : Homepage" (PDF). Retrieved 24 October 2014.
  15. ^ "Kiltan Island : Homepage" (PDF). Retrieved 24 October 2014.
  16. ^ "Minicoy Island : Homepage" (PDF). Retrieved 24 October 2014.
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  18. ^ "State Industrial Profile of Sikkim" (PDF). Official website of the Government of Sikkim. p. 7. Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 May 2013. Retrieved 14 February 2013.