There are 33 districts in Rajasthan in total. Each district is headed by a District Magistrate with the support of a Superintendent of Police. These districts are categorized under 7 different divisions of Ajmer, Kota, Jaipur, Bharatpur, Bikaner and Udaipur. The districts of Rajasthan are segregated under separate divisions for ease of administration.
The newest district added to the state of Rajasthan is Pratapgarh. It was added as a new district in the state in 2008. We have shared all the names of the districts of Rajasthan here, along with details of the area covered and the total population.
How Many Districts in Rajasthan?
As of 2023, the total number of districts in Rajasthan is 33. There is a demand for forming more and more districts in the state. If the demand is met, there will be more than 50 districts in Rajasthan in total. However, as of now, no further additional districts are introduced in the state.
The state of Rajasthan was formed on 30 March 1949 and reorganized in 1956 with 26 districts. In the subsequent years, many new districts were added, which increased the total number of districts in Rajasthan to 33.
Rajasthan District Names
We have shared the names of all the districts of Rajasthan in the table below
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List of Rajasthan Districts
Here, you can check further information about the Rajasthan districts. We have listed the details of the area covered and the total population living in each district of Rajasthan here
Area (sq km)
Rajasthan District Map
Find out the geographic location of all the Rajasthan districts on the map shared here. It will also give you a better idea of the size of the districts of the state. Check out the image for the List of Districts Present Today in Rajasthan State.
Districts in Rajasthan - Divisions
The districts in Rajasthan are divided into 7 distinct divisions for administrative ease. The details about divisions and the districts that fall under them are given below -
- Kota - This division consists of Baran, Bundi, Jhalawar, and Kota.
- Ajmer - This division consists of Ajmer, Bhilwara, Nagaur, and Tonk districts.
- Jaipur - This division consists of Alwar, Dausa, Jaipur, Jhunjhunu, and Sikar.
- Udaipur - This division consists of the Banswara, Chittorgarh, Dungarpur, Pratapgarh, Rajsamand, and Udaipur districts of Rajasthan.
- Jodhpur - This division consists of Barmer, Jaisalmer, Jalore, Jodhpur, Pali, and Sirohi.
- Bikaner - This division consists of Bikaner, Churu, Hanumangarh, and Sri Ganganagar.
- Bharatpur - This division consists of Bharatpur, Dholpur, Karauli, and Sawai Madhopur.
FAQs on Districts in Rajasthan
Q1. How many districts are there in Rajasthan?
There are 33 districts in Rajasthan. These districts are categorized under 7 different divisions of Kota, Ajmer, Jaipur, Bikaner, Bharatpur and Udaipur. Each district in Rajasthan is headed by a District Magistrate with the support of a Superintendent of Police and the entire police force of the state.
Q2. Which is the largest district in Rajasthan?
Based on the area covered, the largest district in Rajasthan is Jaisalmer 38,401 square kilometres. Jaisalmer is also known as "The Golden city" because of the distinct ridge of yellow sandstone that it stands atop. This Rajasthan district has a population of 669,919.
Q3. What are the names of all districts of Rajasthan?
The names of Rajasthan districts are Ajmer, Bhilwara, Nagaur, Tonk, Baran, Bundi, Jhalawar, Kota, Barmer, Jaisalmer, Jalore, Jodhpur, Pali, Sirohi, Alwar, Dausa, Jaipur, Jhunjhunu, Sikar, Banswara, Chittorgarh, Dungarpur, Pratapgarh, Rajsamand, Udaipur, Bharatpur, Dholpur, Karauli, Sawai Madhopur, Bikaner, Churu, Hanumangarh, and Sri Ganganagar.
Q4. Which are the hottest and coldest districts in Rajasthan?
The hottest district in Rajasthan is Bikaner. This district is located in northwest Rajasthan. The temperature in Bikaner can go up to 47o Celsius every year. On the other hand, the coldest district in Rajasthan is Churu, which recorded -2.5o Celsius temperature recently.
Q5. Where can I find the list of Rajasthan districts?
The list of Rajasthan districts has been shared here. It consists of the names of all the districts of the state. Moreover, we have also shared information about the area covered and the total population of the districts of Rajasthan, along with the names of the divisions they are categorized under.