District list of Maharashtra. Its Headquarters, Population, Literacy and Sex Ratio.

The Maharashtra came into existence on 1 May, 1960. It is one of largest states, spread over 3,07,713 square kilometers, The population of Maharashtra state is 112,374,333 and density is 365 per sq km as Census 2011. Mumbai is the capital of Maharashtra and financial capital of India. Maharashtra is divided into 36 Districts and 6 Administrative Divisions, Mumbai (Konkan), Nashik, Aurangabad, Amravati, Pune and Nagpur. The 36 districts are divided into 109 sub-divisions and 358 taluks.
   
Maharashtra is bounded by the Arabian Sea in the west, Gujarat and the Union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli in the north-west, Madhya Pradesh in the north, Chhattisgarh in the east, and Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, and Goa in the south. 

 

List of Districts in Maharashtra

Sl. No. District District HQ Population (2011) Growth Sex Ratio Literacy Area (km2) Density (/km2)
01 Ahmadnagar Ahmednagar 4,543,159 12.44% 939 79.05 17048 266
02 Akola Akola 1,813,906 11.27% 946 88.05 5429 321
03 Amravati Amravati 2,888,445 10.79% 951 87.38 12235 237
04 Aurangabad Aurangabad 3,701,282 27.76% 923 79.02 10107 365
05 Bhandara Beed 1,200,334 5.65% 982 83.76 10693 242
06 Bid Bhandara 2,585,049 19.61% 916 76.99 3890 293
07 Buldana Buldhana 2,586,258 15.85% 934 83.4 9661 268
08 Chandrapur Chandrapur 2,204,307 6.43% 961 80.01 11443 192
09 Dhule Dhule 2,050,862 20.08% 946 72.8 8095 285
10 Gadchiroli Gadchiroli 1,072,942 10.58% 982 74.36 14412 74
11 Gondiya Gondia 1,322,507 10.14% 999 84.95 5431 253
12 Hingoli Hingoli 1,177,345 19.27% 942 78.17 4526 244
13 Jalgaon Jalgaon 4,229,917 14.86% 925 78.2 11765 359
14 Jalna Jalna 1,959,046 21.46% 937 71.52 7718 255
15 Kolhapur Kolhapur 3,876,001 10.01% 957 81.51 7685 504
16 Latur Latur 2,454,196 17.97% 928 77.26 7157 343
17 Mumbai City * 3,085,411 -7.57% 832 89.21 69 20038
18 Mumbai Suburban Bandra (East) 9,356,962 8.29% 860 89.91 369 20925
19 Nagpur Nanded 4,653,570 14.40% 951 88.39 10528 319
20 Nanded Nandurbar 3,361,292 16.86% 943 75.45 5055 276
21 Nandurbar Nagpur 1,648,295 25.66% 978 64.38 9892 470
22 Nashik Nashik 6,107,187 22.30% 934 82.31 15539 393
23 Osmanabad Osmanabad 1,657,576 11.50% 924 78.44 7569 219
24 Palghar Palghar --- --- --- --- --- ---
25 Parbhani Parbhani 1,836,086 20.19% 947 73.34 6511 295
26 Pune Pune 9,429,408 30.37% 915 86.15 15643 603
27 Raigarh Alibag 2,634,200 19.31% 959 83.14 7152 368
28 Ratnagiri Ratnagiri 1,615,069 -4.82% 1122 82.18 8208 196
29 Sangli Sangli 2,822,143 9.24% 966 81.48 8572 329
30 Satara Satara 3,003,741 6.93% 988 82.87 10475 287
31 Sindhudurg Oros 849,651 -2.21% 1036 85.56 5207 163
32 Solapur Solapur 4,317,756 12.16% 938 77.02 14895 290
33 Thane Thane 11,060,148 36.01% 886 84.53 9558 1157
34 Wardha Wardha 1,300,774 5.18% 946 86.99 6309 205
35 Washim Washim 1,197,160 17.34% 930 83.25 5155 244
36 Yavatmal Yavatmal 2,772,348 12.78% 952 82.82 13582 204
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