List of Districts in Gujarat 2023

By : Neha Dhyani

Updated : Jan 19, 2023, 20:16

There are 33 districts in Gujarat. The state of Gujarat was founded in 1960 with just 17 districts. However, many more districts were added to the state in the later years. The newest districts which were added to the Gujarat district list in 2013 include Aravalli, Botad, Chhota Udaipur, Devbhoomi Dwarka, Dev Somnath, Mahisagar, and Morbi.

The districts of Gujarat are categorized under five administrative divisions: North Gujarat, South Gujarat, Central Gujarat, Kutch, and Saurashtra. We have shared the names of all the districts of the state, along with information about their total area, and year of formation here.

How Many Districts in Gujarat are there?

The state of Gujarat currently has 33 districts. These Gujarat districts are further divided into 253 Taluks or subdivisions. Gujarat was announced as a new state in 1960 consisting of 17 districts from the then Bombay State. Over the next few years, some of the existing districts of Gujarat were split up, and many new districts were also established.

The 17 districts of Gujarat were Jamnagar, Junagadh, Kheda, Ahmedabad, Amreli, Banaskantha, Bharuch, Bhavnagar, Dang, Kachchh, Mehsana, Panchmahal, Rajkot, Sabarkantha, Vadodara, Surat, and Surendranagar.

Names of All Gujarat Districts

Here, we have shared the names of all the existing Gujarat districts. Check out the names of all the 33 districts of the state of Gujarat from the table shared below

Gujarat District List

Amreli

Aravalli

Bharuch

Dahod

Botad

Devbhoomi Dwarka

Junagadh

Gir Somnath

Kheda

Narmada

Mehsana

Panchmahal

Sabarkantha

Porbandar

Surendranagar

Ahmedabad

Vadodara

Anand

Chhota Udaipur

Banaskantha

Gandhinagar

Bhavnagar

Dang

Kutch

Jamnagar

Morbi

Mahisagar

Patan

Navsari

Surat

Tapi

Rajkot

Valsad

List of Districts of Gujarat

We have shared further information about the Gujarat districts here. After knowing the names of the districts of the state, you must also have a brief idea about aspects such as the area covered by the districts, the total population living there, the year of formation, etc. Check out the details about the districts of Gujarat from the table below

No.

Gujarat Districts

Area (km²)

Population

2011 Census

Year of

Formation

1

Ahmedabad

7,170

7,045,313

1960

2

Amreli

6,760

1,513,614

1960

3

Anand

4,690

2,090,276

1997

4

Aravalli

3,217

1,039,918

2013

5

Banaskantha

12,703

3,116,045

1960

6

Bharuch

6,524

1,550,822

1960

7

Bhavnagar

8,334

2,393,272

1960

8

Botad

2,564

656,005

2013

9

Chhota Udaipur

3,237

1,071,831

2013

10

Dahod

3,642

2,126,558

1997

11

Dang

1,764

226,769

1960

12

Devbhoomi Dwarka

5,684

752,484

2013

13

Gandhinagar

2,163

1,387,478

1964

14

Gir Somnath

3,754

1,217,477

2013

15

Jamnagar

8,441

1,407,635

1960

16

Junagadh

5,092

1,525,605

1960

17

Kutch

45,652

2,090,313

1960

18

Kheda

3,667

2,053,769

1960

19

Mahisagar

2,500

994,624

2013

20

Mehsana

4,386

2,027,727

1960

21

Morbi

4,871

960,329

2013

22

Narmada

2,749

590,379

1997

23

Navsari

2,211

1,330,711

1997

24

Panchmahal

3,272

1,642,268

1960

25

Patan

5,738

1,342,746

2000

26

Porbandar

2,294

586,062

1997

27

Rajkot

7,550

3,015,229

1960

28

Sabarkantha

4,173

1,388,671

1960

29

Surat

4,418

6,079,231

1960

30

Surendranagar

9,271

1,585,268

1960

31

Tapi

3,249

806,489

2007

32

Vadodara

4,312

3,093,795

1960

33

Valsad

3,034

1,703,068

1966

Gujarat Districts - Administrative Structure

The districts of Gujarat are divided into 5 administrative divisions. This administrative structure allows for administrative ease and helps the authorities maintain the situation of law and order better. Check out the divisions, and the Gujarat districts they include here

North Gujarat

Kutch

Central Gujarat

Saurashtra

South Gujarat

Aravalli

Banaskantha

Gandhinagar

Mehsana

Patan

Sabarkantha

Kutch

Ahmedabad

Anand

Chhota Udaipur

Dahod

Kheda

Mahisagar

Panchmahal

Vadodara

Amreli

Bhavnagar

Botad

Devbhoomi Dwarka

Gir Somnath

Jamnagar

Junagadh

Morbi

Porbandar

Rajkot

Surendranagar

Bharuch

Dang

Narmada

Navsari

Surat

Tapi

Valsad

 

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FAQs on Gujarat Districts

Q1. How many districts in Gujarat are there?

There are 33 districts in Gujarat in total. These districts are further divided into 253 subdivisions. Each district in Gujarat is headed by a District Magistrate, along with a Collector. They have the support of a Superintendent of Police and the entire state police force to maintain law and order.

Q2. Which is the biggest district of Gujarat?

By comparison of area, the biggest district of Gujarat is Kutch. This district covers an area of 45,652 square kilometres. Moreover, this Gujarat district is also the biggest district in India. Kutch is most famous for the Rann of Kutch, which is a unique salt marsh desert.

Q3. What are the names of the 33 districts of Gujarat?

The names of the 33 Gujarat districts are Jamnagar, Junagadh, Kheda, Ahmedabad, Amreli, Banaskantha, Bharuch, Bhavnagar, Dang, Kachchh, Mehsana, Panchmahal, Rajkot, Sabarkantha, Vadodara, Surat, Surendranagar, Aravalli, Patan, Ahmedabad, and others.

Q4. How many administrative divisions are the districts of Gujarat divided into?

The districts of Gujarat are divided into 5 administrative divisions for ease of administration. These 5 divisions are

  1. Northern Gujarat
  2. Kutch
  3. Central Gujarat
  4. Saurashtra
  5. Southern Gujarat

Q5. Where can I find the list of districts of Gujarat?

You can find the Gujarat district list shared here. We have shared the names of all 33 districts of Gujarat, along with information about the year of formation of the districts, the total area covered by them, and the total population of the districts.