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The Indian States that border Uttar Pradesh are Bihar, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Haryana, Uttarakhand and National Capital Territory of Delhi. The Himalayas lies in the north of the state and the Deccan Plateau is at the south. In between them, the river Ganges, Yamuna, Ghaghra flow eastwards. Uttar Pradesh can be divided into three distinct regions, Southern hills and Gangetic plain

In 1947, when India gained independence, the state of United Provinces was renamed as Uttar Pradesh.[1] The former princely state of Tehri Garhwal joined on 1 August 1949[2] and Rampur joined as a district on 1 December 1949.[3] The States Reorganisation Act of 1956 had no major effect on status of Uttar Pradesh. On 9 November 2000, the state of Uttaranchal, now known as Uttarakhand, which consists of the districts Pauri Garhwal, Tehri Garhwal, Uttarkashi, Chamoli, Dehradun, Nainital, Almora, Pithoragarh, Udham Singh Nagar, Bageshwar, Champawat, Rudraprayag and Haridwar, was carved out of Uttar Pradesh.[4]

Uttar Pradesh is now divided into eighty districts under eighteen divisions. Districts are administered by District Magistrates, and divisions are administered by Divisional Commissioners. Lucknow, the capital of the state, constitutes the Lucknow district.Kanpur is the largest city with population of over 3 million which comes under Kanpur Metropolitan Area. Other districts are further divided into administrative units such as subdivisions and blocks, administered by SDO and BDO, respectively. The Panchayati Raj has a three-tier structure in the state. The atomic unit is called a Gram Panchayat, which is the Panchayat organization for a collection of villages. The block-level organizations are called Panchayat Samiti, and the district-level organizations are named Zilla Parishad.

Administrative structure[edit]

A district is governed by a District Collector, who is better known as a District Magistrate (DM) in the state of Uttar Pradesh. A DM is an officer from Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and is appointed by the State Government of Uttar Pradesh. Each district is divided into subdivisions. A subdivision is governed by a sub-divisional magistrate (SDM), better known as a Sub-Divisional Officer (SDO).[5] Other than urban units such as town municipalities, a subdivision contains 'community development blocks' (also known as CD blocks or blocks). A block consists of urban units such as census towns and rural units called gram panchayats. A block is administered by a Block Development Officer (BDO), who is appointed by the Government of Uttar Pradesh.

A gram panchayat, which consists of a group of villages, is administered by a village council headed by a Pradhan.

A District Superintendent of Police, better known as a Superintendent of Police, heads the District Police organization of Uttar Pradesh Police. This is as per the Police Act of 1861, which is applicable to the whole of India.[6] The Superintendents of Police are officers of the Indian Police Service.[7] For every subdivision, there is a Subdivision Police, headed by a Police officer of the rank of Assistant Superintendent of Police or Deputy Superintendent of Police.[8] Under subdivisions, there are Police Circles, each headed by an Inspector of Police.[8] A Police Circle consists of Police Stations, each headed by an Inspector of Police, or in case of rural areas, by a Sub-Inspector of Police.[8]

The Allahabad High Court has the jurisdiction of the state of Uttar Pradesh. Though most of the districts have more courts other than a District Court, not every subdivision of the state has a Court.

A group of districts forms a division, which is administered by a 'Divisional Commissioner'. Uttar Pradesh is now divided in seventy five districts,[9] grouped under eighteen divisions:

Alphabetical listing of divisions[edit]

Division Headquarters Districts Map
Agra division Agra
Agra division.svg
Aligarh division Aligarh
Aligarh division.svg
Allahabad division Allahabad
Allahabad division.svg
Azamgarh division Azamgarh
Azamgarh division.svg
Bareilly division Bareilly
Bareilly division.svg
Basti division Basti
Basti division.svg
Chitrakoot division Chitrakoot
Chitrakoot division.svg
Devipatan division Gonda
Devipatan division.svg
Faizabad division Faizabad
Faizabad division.svg
Gorakhpur division Gorakhpur
Gorakhpur division.svg
Jhansi division Jhansi
Jhansi division.svg
Kanpur division Kanpur
Kanpur division.svg
Lucknow division Lucknow
Lucknow division.svg
Meerut division Meerut
Meerut division.svg
Mirzapur division Mirzapur
Mirzapur division.svg
Moradabad division Moradabad
Moradabad division.svg
Saharanpur division Saharanpur
Saharanpur division.svg
Varanasi division Varanasi
Varanasi division.svg

Alphabetical listing of districts[edit]

Code[10] District[11] Headquarters[11] Population As of 2001[11] Area (km2)[11] Density (/km2)[11]
AG Agra Agra 3,611,301 4,027 897
Agra district.svg
AH Allahabad Allahabad 4,941,510 5,424 911
Allahabad district.svg
AL Aligarh Aligarh 2,990,388 3,747 798
Aligarh district.svg
AN Ambedkar Nagar Akbarpur 2,025,373 2,372 854
Ambedkar Nagar district.svg
AU Auraiya Auraiya 1,179,496 2,051 575
Auraiya district.svg
AZ Azamgarh Azamgarh 3,950,808 4,234 933
Azamgarh district.svg
BB Barabanki Barabanki 2,673,394 3,825 699
Barabanki district.svg
BD Badaun Badaun 3,069,245 5,168 594
Badaun district.svg
BH Bahraich Bahraich 2,384,239 5,745 415
Bahraich district.svg
BI Bijnor Bijnor 3,130,586 4,561 686
Bijnor district.svg
BL Ballia Ballia 2,752,412 2,981 923
Ballia district.svg
BM Sambhal (Bhimnagar) Sambhal
BN Banda District Banda 1,500,253 4,413 340
Banda district.svg
BP Balrampur Balrampur 1,684,567 2,925 576
Balrampur district.svg
BR Bareilly Bareilly 3,598,701 4,120 873
Bareilly district.svg
BS Basti Basti 2,068,922 3,034 682
Basti district.svg
BU Bulandshahr Bulandshahr 2,923,290 3,719 786
Bulandshahr district.svg
CD Chandauli Chandauli 1,639,777 2,554 642
Chandauli district.svg
CT Chitrakoot Chitrakoot 800,592 3,202 250
Chitrakoot district.svg
DE Deoria Deoria 2,730,376 2,535 1,077
Deoria district.svg
ET Etah Etah 2,788,270 4,446 627
Etah district.svg
EW Etawah Etawah 1,340,031 2,287 586
Etawah district.svg
FI Firozabad Firozabad 2,045,737 2,361 866
Firozabad district.svg
FR Farrukhabad Fatehgarh 1,577,237 2,279 692
Farrukhabad district.svg
FT Fatehpur Fatehpur 2,305,847 4,152 555
Fatehpur district.svg
FZ Faizabad Faizabad 2,087,914 2,765 755
Faizabad district.svg
GB Gautam Buddha Nagar NOIDA 1,191,263 1,269 939
Gautam Buddha Nagar district.svg
GN Gonda Gonda 2,765,754 4,425 625
Gonda district.svg
GP Ghazipur Ghazipur 3,049,337 3,377 903
Ghazipur district.svg
GR Gorkakhpur Gorakhpur 3,784,720 3,325 1,138
Gorakhpur district.svg
GZ Ghaziabad Ghaziabad 3,289,540 1,956 1,682
Ghaziabad district.svg
HM Hamirpur Hamirpur 1,042,374 4,325 241
Hamirpur district.svg
HR Hardoi Hardoi 3,397,414 5,986 568
Hardoi district.svg
HT Mahamaya Nagar Hathras 1,333,372 1,752 761
Mahamaya Nagar district.svg
JH Jhansi Jhansi 1,746,715 5,024 348
Lalitpur district.svg
JP Amroha Amroha 1,499,193 2,321 646
India Uttar Pradesh districts 2012 Amroha.svg
JU Jaunpur District Jaunpur 3,911,305 4,038 969
Jaunpur district.svg
KD Kanpur Dehat Akbarpur 1,584,037 3,143 504
Kanpur Dehat district.svg
KJ Kannauj Kannauj 1,385,227 1,993 695
Kannauj district.svg
KN Kanpur Nagar Kanpur 4,137,489 3,029 1,366
Kanpur Nagar district.svg
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KS Kaushambi Manjhanpur 1,294,937 1,837 705
Kaushambi district.svg
KU Kushinagar Padarauna 2,891,933 2,909 994
Kushinagar district.svg
LA Lalitpur Lalitpur 977,447 5,039 194
Jhansi district.svg
LK Lakhimpur Kheri Kheri 3,200,137 7,680 417
Lakhimpur district.svg
LU Lucknow Lucknow 3,681,416 2,528 1,456
Lucknow district.svg
MB Mau Mau 1,849,294 1,713 1,080
Mau district.svg
ME Meerut Meerut 3,001,636 2,522 1,190
Meerut district.svg
MG Maharajganj Maharajganj 2,167,041 2,948 735
Maharajganj district.svg
MH Mahoba Mahoba 708,831 2,847 249
Mahoba district.svg
MI Mirzapur Mirzapur 2,114,852 4,522 468
Mirzapur district.svg
MO Moradabad Moradabad 3,749,630 3,648 1,028
Moradabad district.svg
MP Mainpuri Mainpuri 1,592,875 2,760 577
Mainpuri district.svg
MT Mathura Mathura 2,069,578 3,333 621
Mathura district.svg
MU Muzaffarnagar Muzaffarnagar 3,541,952 4,008 884
Muzaffarnagar district.svg
PI Pilibhit Pilibhit 1,643,788 3,499 470
Pilibhit district.svg
PR Pratapgarh Pratapgarh 2,727,156 3,717 734
Pratapgarh district.svg
RA Rampur Rampur 1,922,450 2,367 812
Rampur district.svg
RB Rae Bareli Rae Bareli 2,872,204 4,609 623
Rae Bareli district.svg
SA Saharanpur Saharanpur 2,848,152 3,689 772
Saharanpur district.svg
SI Sitapur Sitapur 3,616,510 5,743 630
Sitapur district.svg
SJ Shahjahanpur Shahjahanpur 2,549,458 4,575 557
Shahjahanpur district.svg
SH Shamli Shamli 1,377,840 2,354 928
India Uttar Pradesh districts 2012 Shamli.svg
SN Siddharthnagar Navgarh 2,038,598 2,751 741
Siddharthnagar district.svg
SO Sonbhadra Robertsganj 1,862,612 6,788 270
Sonbhadra district.svg
SR Sant Ravidas Nagar Gyanpur 1,352,056 960 1,408
Sant Ravidas Nagar district.svg
SU Sultanpur Sultanpur 3,190,926 4,436 719
Sultanpur district.svg
SV Shravasti Shravasti 1,175,428 1,126 1,044
Shravasti district.svg
UN Unnao Unnao 2,700,426 4,558 592
Unnao district.svg
VA Varanasi Varanasi 3,147,927 1,578 1,995
Varanasi district.svg
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