List of districts of Assam

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Assam, a state of India, has currently (2007) twenty seven administrative districts.


The Districts of Assam

A district of an Indian state is an administrative geographical unit, headed by the Deputy Commissioner (DC), which combines the offices of the District Magistrate ultimately responsible for maintaining law and order and District Collector responsible for collection the revenue. Generally, an officer belonging to the Indian Administrative Service becomes the DC but occasionally officers belonging to the Assam Civil Service too get appointed. The DC is assisted by a number of officials belonging to different wings of the administrative services of the state.

A superintendent of Police, an officer belonging to Indian Police Service is entrusted with the responsibility of maintaining law and order and related issues.

The twenty seven districts of Assam state are:

  1. Tinsukia
  2. Dibrugarh
  3. Sibsagar
  4. Dhemaji
  5. Jorhat
  6. Lakhimpur
  7. Golaghat
  8. Sonitpur
  9. Karbi Anglong
  10. Nagaon
  11. Marigaon
  12. Darrang
  13. Kamrup
  14. Nalbari
  15. Barpeta
  16. Bongaigaon
  17. Goalpara
  18. Kokrajhar
  19. Dhubri
  20. Dima Hasao (formaerly North Cachar Hills)
  21. Cachar
  22. Hailakandi
  23. Karimganj
  24. Kamrup Metropolitan
  25. Baksa
  26. Udalguri
  27. Chirang.

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