Best answer: Which is the first district formed in India?

Barnabas, general secretary of the society. The map prepared by Helio-Zinco Survey Office, Madras in 1916 depicts the boundaries of the Salem district which was one of the biggest district in the country and the first district to be formed in South India in April 4, 1792.

Which is the first district created in India?

History | Salem District, Government of Tamil Nadu | India.

Which is the first district in Tamilnadu?

List of districts in Tamil Nadu

No. District Formed from
1. Ariyalur Perambalur district
2. Chennai One of the original 13 districts
3. Coimbatore One of the original 13 districts
4. Cuddalore South Arcot district

How many districts were there in British India?

The number of districts is 184 for 1981 and 150 for 1971.

Which is the first state of India?


State Foundation day Year
Andhra Pradesh Andhra Pradesh Day 1956
Arunachal Pradesh Arunachal Pradesh Day 1987
Assam Assam Day 1928
Bihar Bihar Day 1912

What is the old name of Salem?

The settlement was first titled Naumkeag, but the settlers preferred to call it Salem, derived from the Hebrew word for peace.

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What are the 37 districts in Tamil Nadu?

Districts of Tamil Nadu

  • Ariyalur.
  • Chengalpattu.
  • Chennai.
  • Coimbatore.
  • Cuddalore.
  • Dharmapuri.
  • Dindigul.
  • Erode.

Who is more powerful IAS or DM?

The job profile of both IAS and IPS services is very broad and both are posted on powerful posts, but IAS is much more powerful as a DM. An IPS has only the responsibility of its department, but an IAS (DM) has the responsibility of all the departments of the district.

Which state has only 4 District?

List of Districts of India State Wise States and Union Territories in India No. of Districts
19 Orissa 30
20 Punjab 22
21 Rajasthan 33
22 Sikkim 4

Which district is biggest in India?

Area of India : 3,287,240 Sq km.*

Largest State Rajasthan 342,239 Sq km
Largest Union Territory Andaman & Nicobar Islands 8,249 Sq km
Smallest Union Territory Lakshadweep 32 Sq km
Largest District Kachchh (Gujarat) 45,652 Sq km
Smallest District Mahe ( Pondicherry ) 9 Sq km