How many districts were there in British India?

How many districts does British India have?

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

What is the first district in India?

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

In which districts independent governments were formed during the British rule?

Historical districts

  • Anantapur district.
  • Bellary district (including parts of Present-day Kurnool district)
  • Chingleput District.
  • Coimbatore District (Madras Presidency)
  • Cuddapah district.
  • Ganjam district (including present-day Gajapati district and parts of Srikakulam district)
  • Godavari 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

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.

Which is the smallest district 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

Who was the biggest province of British India?

Major provinces

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Province of British India Area (in thousands of square miles) Population (in millions of inhabitants)
Burma 170 9
Bengal 151 75
Madras 142 38
Bombay 123 19

Which is the oldest state in India?

UP, Bihar have India’s youngest populations; Kerala, Tamil Nadu are the oldest.