The total number of districts in Uttar Pradesh is 70. A district of Uttar Pradesh is headed by a Deputy Commissioner who is over all in-charge of the administration in that particular district. He has to perform triple functions as he holds three positions: at once he is the Deputy Commissioner, the district Magistrate and the Collector. As a Deputy Commissioner he is the executive head of the district with multifarious responsibilities. As the District Magistrate he is responsible for maintaining the law and order situation in the district. As the Collector he is the Chief Revenue Officer of the district, responsible for revenue collection and recovery. The Police administration in the district is under the control of Superintendent of Police (SP).
To decentralize the authority in administrative set up a district is divided into one or more subdivisions, further divided into tehsils and blocks. Here is a list of 70 districts; click on the respective district to get more information.
List of Districts