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Uttar Pradesh Districts

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

Agra Aligarh Allahabad
Ambedkar Nagar Auraiya Azamgarh
Bagpat Bahraich Ballia
Balrampur Banda Barabanki
Bareilly Basti Bijnor
Budaun Bulandshahr Chandauli
Chitrakoot Deoria Etah
Etawah Faizabad Farrukhabad
Fatehpur Firozabad Gautam Buddha Nagar
Ghaziabad Ghazipur Gonda
Gorakhpur Hamirpur Hardoi
Hathras Jalaun Jaunpur
Jhansi Jyotiba Phule Nagar Kannauj
Kanpur Dehat Kanpur Nagar Kaushambi
Kheri Kushinagar Lalitpur
Lucknow Maharajganj Mahoba
Mainpuri Mathura Mau
Meerut Mirzapur Moradabad
Muzaffarnagar Pilibhit Pratapgarh
Rae Bareli Rampur Saharanpur
Sant Kabir Nagar Sant Ravidas Nagar Shahjahanpur
Shravasti Siddharthnagar Sonbhadra
Sultanpur Unnao Varanasi
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