List of districts of Punjab, India

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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 Highlighted Map
1 AM Amritsar Amritsar 2,490,891 2,647 932 amritsar.nic.in India - Punjab - Amritsar.svg
2 BNL Barnala Barnala 596,294 1,410 419 barnala.gov.in India - Punjab - Barnala.svg
3 BA Bathinda Bathinda 1,388,859 3,385 414 bathinda.nic.in India - Punjab - Bathinda.svg
4 FR Faridkot Faridkot 618,008 1,469 424 faridkot.nic.in India - Punjab - Faridkot.svg
5 FT Fatehgarh Sahib Fatehgarh Sahib 599,814 1,180 508 fatehgarhsahib.nic.in India - Punjab - Fatehgarh Sahib.svg
6 FI Firozpur Firozpur 965,337 2,190 182 ferozpur.nic.in India - Punjab - Firozpur.svg
7 FA Fazilka[3] Fazilka 1,180,483 3,113 379 fazilka.nic.in India - Punjab - Fazilka.svg
8 GU Gurdaspur Gurdaspur 2,299,026 2,635 649 gurdaspur.nic.in India - Punjab - Gurdaspur.svg
9 HO Hoshiarpur Hoshiarpur 1,582,793 3,365 466 hoshiarpur.nic.in India - Punjab - Hoshiarpur.svg
10 JA Jalandhar Jalandhar 2,181,753 2,632 831 jalandhar.nic.in India - Punjab - Jalandhar.svg
11 KA Kapurthala Kapurthala 817,668 1,632 501 kapurthala.nic.in India - Punjab - Kapurthala.svg
12 LU Ludhiana Ludhiana 3,487,882 3,767 975 ludhiana.nic.in India - Punjab - Ludhiana.svg
13 MA Mansa Mansa 768,808 2,171 350 mansa.nic.in India - Punjab - Mansa.svg
14 MO Moga Moga 992,289 2,216 444 moga.nic.in India - Punjab - Moga.svg
15 MU Sri Muktsar Sahib Sri Muktsar Sahib 902,702 2,615 348 muktsar.nic.in India - Punjab - Muktsar.svg
16 PA Pathankot Pathankot 676,598 929 728 pathankot.gov.in India - Punjab - Pathankot.svg
17 PA Patiala Patiala 1,892,282 3,218 596 patiala.nic.in India - Punjab - Patiala.svg
18 RU Rupnagar Rupnagar 683,349 1,369 488 rupnagar.nic.in India - Punjab - Rupnagar.svg
19 SAS Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar Mohali 986,147 1,093 830 sasnagar.gov.in India - Punjab - Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar.svg
20 SA Sangrur Sangrur 1,654,408 3,685 449 sangrur.nic.in India - Punjab - Sangrur.svg
21 NS Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar Nawanshahr 614,362 1,267 478 nawanshahr.nic.in India - Punjab - Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar.svg
22 TT Tarn Taran Tarn Taran Sahib 1,120,070 2,449 464 tarntaran.gov.in India - Punjab - Tarn Taran.svg

References[edit]

  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 19 June 2017. 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

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