Tripura Districts: Tripura is a northeast Indian state that shares borders with Assam, Mizoram and Bangladesh. It officially became an Indian state on 21 January 1972. As it is one of the smallest Indian states, there are only 8 Tripura districts. Each district of the state is further divided into subdivisions for better administrative control.
We have shared the details of the total number and names of all Tipura districts. We have also shared the history of the state districts, their date of formation, and details about the demographics of each district.
How Many Districts in Tripura are There?
There are a total of 8 Tripura districts. Tripura is a landlocked state in northeast India. It is one of the ‘Seven Sisters’ states in India. We have shared an overview of the state and districts of Tripura here -
Tripura State Formation Date
21 January 1972
10,491 square kilometres
Tripura Districts List (Updated)
The updated list of Tripura districts is shared here. Find out the names of all the districts of the state here, along with details of the headquarters of each district. Check the table given below for more detailed information on Tripura districts
Demographics of Tripura Districts (Population, Area)
We have shared further information about the districts of Tripura here. Check out the total area and total population of each of the districts of Tripura from the table shared here
Area (in km2)
Old Districts of Tripura
The administrative structure of Tripura was much different than the current one. Earlier, there were only four Tripura districts. We have shared the names and other details of the earlier districts of Tripura here -
Tripura District Map
Find out the geographic location of all the Tripura 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 Tripura State.
FAQs on Tripura District
Q1. How many districts in Tripura in 2023?
There are 8 districts in Tripura in 2023. Earlier, there were only 4 districts in the state, namely, North Tripura, South Tripura, West Tripura and Dhalai. However, in the subsequent years, 4 more Tripura districts were created, which increased the total number of districts to 8.
Q2. Which is the smallest district in Tripura?
The smallest district in Tripura in terms of area is Unakoti. The Unakoti district only covers an area of 686 square kilometres. As per the 2011 population census, Unakoti has an estimated population of 2,98,194 people. Unakoti was created on 21 January 2012 by bifurcating the North Tripura district.
Q3. What are the names of the 8 Tripura districts?
The names of the 8 Tripura districts are Gomati, Dhalai, North Tripura, Khowai, Sipahijila, West Tripura, Unakoti and South Tripura. The state of Tripura was created with only 4 districts, which were North Tripura, South Tripura, West Tripura and Dhalai. However, 4 more Tripura districts were added in the subsequent years.
Q4. Where can I find the list of Tripura districts?
We have shared the list of Tripura districts here. You can check out the names of the old and new districts of the Tripura state from the table shared. You can also find out the demographic details of each Tripura district. Check out the details of the districts of Tripura here.
Q5. Which is the biggest district in Tripura in terms of area?
In terms of the total area covered, the biggest Tripura district is Dhalai. The Dhalai district covers an area of 2,312 square kilometres and has a total population of 3,78,000 people. The Dhalai district in Tripura was created in 1995 by bifurcating the North Tripura District.