List of Districts in Maharashtra

Maharashtra is one of the 29 states in India. it was formed on 1 May 1960 and it is located in the western region of the country. Maharashtra state shares a border with Gujarat to the north, Chhattisgarh and Telangana to the east, Karnataka to the south, and Goa to the west.

The state has a population of over 11.42 crores people, making it India’s second-most populous state after Uttar Pradesh.

Mumbai, the capital of Maharashtra and the financial capital of India, houses the headquarters of most of the major corporate & financial institutions. India’s main stock exchanges & capital market, and commodity exchanges are located in Mumbai.

Maharashtra has divided into 36 districts. Each district has its own unique culture and history. In this post, we list all 36 districts by their name and unique identity

list of districts in maharashtra

Maharashtra district Map:

Maharashtra district Map
Maharashtra district Map

list of Districts in Maharashtra:

No Code Name Administrative Division Formed Area (km2) Population (2011 Census) Tehsils Literacy (%)
1 AH Ahmednagar Nashik 1 May 1960 17,048 4,543,159 14 80.22
2 Ak Akola NAGPUR 1 May 1960 5,428 1,813,906 7 88.05
3 AM Amravati Amravati 1 May 1960 12,235 2,888,445 14 82.5
4 AU Aurangabad Aurangabad 1 May 1960 10,100 3,701,282 9 61.15
5 BI Beed Aurangabad 1 May 1960 10,693 2,585,049 11 68
6 BH Bhandara Nagpur 1 May 1960 3,717 1,200,334 7 68.28
7 BU Buldhana Amravati 1 May 1960 9,661 2,486,258 13 75.8
8 CH Chandrapur Nagpur 1 May 1960 11,443 2,204,307 15 73.03
9 DH Dhule Nashik 1 May 1960 7,195 2,050,862 4 71.6
10 GA Gadchiroli Nagpur 26 August 1982 14,412 1,072,942 12 60.1
11 GO Gondia Nagpur 1 May 1999 5,234 1,322,507 8 67.67
12 HI Hingoli Aurangabad 1 May 1999 4,526 1,177,345 5 66.86
13 JG Jalgaon Nashik 1 May 1960 11,765 4,229,917 15 76.06
14 JN Jalna Aurangabad 1 May 1981 7,687 1,959,046 8 64.52
15 KO Kolhapur Pune 1 May 1960 7,685 3,876,001 12 77.23
16 LA Latur Aurangabad Division 16 August 1982 7,157 2,454,196 10 71.54
17 MC Mumbai City Konkan 1 May 1960 157 3,085,411 0 86.4
18 MU Mumbai Suburban Konkan 1 October 1990 446 9,356,962 3 86.9
19 NG Nagpur Nagpur 1 May 1960 9,892 4,653,570 14 84.18
20 ND Nanded Aurangabad 1 May 1960 10,528 3,361,292 16 68.52
21 NB Nandurbar Nashik 1 July 1998 5,955 1,648,295 6 46.63
22 NS Nashik Nashik 1 May 1960 15,582 6,107,187 15 74.4
23 OS Osmanabad Aurangabad 1 May 1960 7,569 1,657,576 8 78.4
24 PL Palghar Konkan 1 August 2014 5,344 8 80
25 PA Parbhani Aurangabad 1 May 1960 6,251 1,836,086 9 55.15
26 PU Pune Pune 1 May 1960 15,643 9,429,408 14 80.78
27 RG Raigad Konkan 1 May 1960 7,152 2,634,200 15 77
28 RT Ratnagiri Konkan 1 May 1960 8,208 1,615,069 9 65.13
29 SN Sangli Pune 1 May 1960 8,578 2,822,143 10 62.41
30 ST Satara Pune 1 May 1960 10,480 3,003,741 11 78.52
31 SI Sindhudurg Konkan 1 May 1981 5,207 849,651 8 80.3
32 SO Solapur Pune 1 May 1960 14,895 4,317,756 11 71.2
33 TH Thane Konkan 1 May 1960 4,214 11,060,148 7 80.67
34 WR Wardha Nagpur 1 May 1960 6,310 1,300,774 8 80.5
35 WS Washim Amravati 1 July 1998 5,150 1,197,160 6 74.02
36 YTL Yavatmal Amravati 1 May 1960 13,582 2,772,348 16 57.96

FAQs on Districts in Maharashtra:

How many districts are there in Maharashtra?

The State is divided into 36 districts, which are divided into six revenue divisions: Konkan, Pune, Nashik, Aurangabad, Amravati, and Nagpur.

Which is the Largest & Smallest District in Maharashtra by Area?

Ahmednagar district covering an area of 17,048 km2 (6,582 sq mi), is the largest district of Maharashtra. 
Mumbai City District is the smallest district of Maharashtra, with a total area 0f 36 km2

Which is the Largest & Smallest District in Maharashtra by Population

Thane District is the most populated district in Maharashtra. Its Population as per census 2011 is 1.1cr. Sindhudurg District, with a population of 8.48 Lakhs is the least populated district in Maharashtra.

Which is the Highest & Lowest Literacy rate in District in Maharashtra?

Mumbai district has the highest literacy rate in Maharashtra, and its literacy rate is 90%. With a literacy rate of 63.04%, Nandurbar is the least literate district in Maharashtra.

Which Maharashtra District is Highest & Lowest Male Female Ratio?

Ratnagiri district (1122) has the highest Male-Female Sex ratio in Maharashtra. Mumbai District (832) has the lowest male-female sex ratio in Maharashtra.

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