List of Smallest districts of India by Area
In India, districts are divided based on ethical, cultural, and social interaction rather based on easiness or prosperity. This makes some districts very small while others large enough. There is no direct relation between area of district and its population. Large districts like Leh and Jaisalmer have low population despite their massive size.
So, which is the smallest district in India? Answer is Mahé district of Puducherry. The area is enclave of Kerala. Puducherry was formerly part of French India territories and it consist of 4 areas – Puducherry district and Karaikal district located as enclave of Tamil Nadu, Mahé district surrounded by Kerala and Yanam district as an enclave of Andhra Pradesh.
Interesting fact, all the 10 smallest districts are part of Union Territories.
|6||Diu||Daman and Diu||39||52074||1335|
|8||North East Delhi||Delhi||62||2241624||36155|
|10||Daman||Daman and Diu||72||191173||2655|