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Regions, States and Union Territories of India


General info

geographical division

From geographical point of view, India is divided into 6 Zonal Councils.

Zonal Council (Source) States/UT
Northern Zonal Council
  • Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Rajasthan and the Union Territory of Chandigarh
  • From MHA: The Northern Zonal Council, comprising the States of Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab, Rajasthan, National Capital Territory of Delhi and Union Territory of Chandigarh;
North-Central Zonal Council
  • Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and National Capital Territory of Delhi
  • From MHA: The Central Zonal Council, comprising the States of Chhattisgarh, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh;
North-Eastern Zonal Council
  • Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura;Sikkim
  • From MHA: The North Eastern States i.e. (i) Assam (ii) Arunachal Pradesh (iii) Manipur (iv) Tripura (v) Mizoram (vi) Meghalaya and (vii) Nagaland are not included in the Zonal Councils and their special problems are looked after by the North Eastern Council, set up under the North Eastern Council Act, 1972. Also including the State of Sikkim
Eastern Zonal Council Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Odisha, ]], West Bengal and the Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands
  • From MHA: The Eastern Zonal Council, comprising the States of Bihar, Jharkhand, Orissa, Sikkim and West Bengal;
Western Zonal Council Goa, Gujarat, Maharashtra and the Union Territories of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu
  • From MHA: The Western Zonal Council, comprising the States of Goa, Gujarat, Maharashtra and the Union Territories of Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Southern Zonal Council Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Telangana and the Union Territories Lakshadweep and Puducherry
  • From MHA: The Southern Zonal Council, comprising the States of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and the Union Territory of Puducherry.

administrative division

The administrative division of India consist of 29 States and 7 Union Territories. These are listed in the State field in WME. Each State or Union Territory is divided into smaller administrative areas, called “Districts”. These in turn are further divided into "sub-districts".

The table shows how the sub-districts are referred to in the various states. If the state has a link, you will find more state specific info in that link:

State/Union Territory Sub-district
  • Andhra-Pradesh
  • Telangana
Mandala
  • Arunachal Pradesh
  • Assam
Circle
  • Bihar
  • Jharkhand
  • Meghalaya
  • Mizoram
  • Tripura
  • West Bengal
C.D. Block
  • Chhattisgarh
  • Haryana
  • Himachal Pradesh*
  • Jammu and Kashmir
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Punjab
  • Rajasthan
  • Uttar Pradesh
  • Uttarakhand
Tehsil
Taluka
  • Manipur
Sub-Division
  • Puducherry
Commune Panchayat
  • Lakshadweep
Sub-Division
  • Andaman and Nicobar Islands
  • Chandigarh
  • Delhi
Tehsil

Goa

Speed Limits in Goa:

Default speed limits in km/h (kmp)
road type Goa
Freeway 100
Two-lane highway 100
One-lane highway (most mH) 60
other rural roads 60
other urban roads 40

Karnataka

The Indian State of Karnataka is divided into 4 main regions: Bengaluru, Belagavi, Kalaburagi, and Mysuru. The state has 30 administrative districts, as listed in the table (source). This districts are further divided into sub-districts (Taluka):

Karnataka divisions

Region District Sub-districts Map
Belagavi Bagalkot [1]
Bengaluru Bengaluru Urban
  • Anekal
  • Bengaluru North
  • Bengaluru East
  • Bengaluru South
[2]
Bengaluru Bengaluru Rural 75px
Belagavi Belagavi 75px
Kalaburagi Bellary 75px
Kalaburagi Bidar 75px
Belagavi Vijayapura 75px
Mysuru Chamarajanagar 75px
Bengaluru Chikballapur 75px
Mysuru Chikkamagaluru 75px
Bengaluru Chitradurga 75px
Mysuru Dakshina Kannada 75px
Bengaluru Davanagere 75px
Belagavi Dharwad 75px
Belagavi Gadag 75px
Kalaburagi Kalaburagi 75px
Mysuru Hassan 75px
Belagavi Haveri 75px
Mysuru Kodagu 75px
Bengaluru Kolar 75px
Kalaburagi Koppal 75px
Mysuru Mandya 75px
Mysuru Mysuru 75px
Kalaburagi Raichur 75px
Bengaluru Ramanagara 75px
Bengaluru Shivamogga 75px
Bengaluru Tumakuru 75px
Mysuru Udupi 75px
Belagavi Uttara Kannada 75px
Kalaburagi Yadgir 75px

Bengaluru region

districts:

  1. Bengaluru Urban
  2. Bengaluru Rural
  3. Chikkaballapur
  4. Chitradurga
  5. Davanagere
  6. Kolar
  7. Ramanagara
  8. Shivamogga
  9. Tumakuru

Bengaluru city

Zones: map

  1. WEST
  2. SOUTH
  3. RAJARAJESWARI NAGAR
  4. MAHADEVAPURA
  5. EAST
  6. DASARAHALLI
  7. YELAHANKA
  8. BOMMANAHALLI

http://bbmp.gov.in/maps


other links with info (all under embargo of copyright)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greater_Bangalore

Bengaluru GMM is different from Bengaluru Urban GMM: https://mapmaker.google.com/mapmaker?hl=en&q=Bangalore&gw=39&ll=12.953985,77.63094&spn=0.54738,0.736084&z=11&fid=4300399367861587565:17933267643779665888

wards: http://www.vigeyegpms.in/bbmp/?module=public&action=wards

Speed Limits

Default speed limits in km/h (kmp)
road type Karnataka
Freeway 120
Two-lane highway 100
One-lane highway (most mH) 60
other rural roads 60
other urban roads 40

Gujarat

Speed Limits

Road type Speed limit Urban area Speed limit Rural area WME Road Type Comments
Expressway/Freeway (multilane, separate roads for directions) 100 100  Freeway 
National (NH) and State (SH) Highway (multilane, separate roads for directions) 50 80  Major Highway   Minor Highway 
National (NH) and State (SH) Highway all others 40 60  Major Highway   Minor Highway 
Major District Roads (MDR) 40-60 60-80  Minor Highway   Primary Street 
Other roads 20-40 40-60  Primary Street   Street  Natural speed
Toll segments of the roads 30 30 same as the other part of the road The toll booth should be added as an Area Place (type: junction/interchange) when it is visible on the satellite picture

Kerala

Speed Limits

Default speed limits in km/h (kmp)
road type Kerala
Freeway 80
Two-lane highway 80
One-lane highway (most mH) 80
other rural roads 60
other urban roads 40

Madhya Pradesh

Speed Limits

Road type Speed limit Urban area Speed limit Rural area WME Road Type Comments
Expressway/Freeway (multilane, separate roads for directions) 100 100  Freeway 
National (NH) and State (SH) Highway (multilane, separate roads for directions) 60 90  Major Highway   Minor Highway 
National (NH) and State (SH) Highway all others 40 60  Major Highway   Minor Highway 
Major District Roads (MDR) 40 60  Minor Highway   Primary Street 
Other roads 20,40 60  Primary Street   Street  20 - in small villages and areas with high density of buildings (usual in old parts of the cities); 40 in new or less dense parts of the cities
Toll segments of the roads 30 30 same as the other part of the road The toll booth should be added as an Area Place (type: junction/interchange) when it is visible on the satellite picture

Maharastra

Speed Limits

Road type Speed limit Urban area Speed limit Rural area WME Road Type Comments
Expressway/Freeway (multilane, separate roads for directions) 80 80  Freeway 
National (NH) and State (SH) Highway (multilane, separate roads for directions) 50 80  Major Highway   Minor Highway 
National (NH) and State (SH) Highway all others 40 80  Major Highway   Minor Highway 
Major District Roads (MDR) 40-60 60-80  Minor Highway   Primary Street 
Other roads 20-40 40-60  Primary Street   Street  Natural speed
Toll segments of the roads 30 30 same as the other part of the road The toll booth should be added as an Area Place (type: junction/interchange) when it is visible on the satellite picture

Punjab

Road Data

Public Works Department information http://pwdpunjab.gov.in/TollRoad.aspx?languageid=1&pageid=2452&linkid=202

Speed Limits

Road type Speed limit Rural area Speed limit Urban area WME Road Type Comments
Expressway/Freeway (multilane, separate roads for directions) 100 100  Freeway 
National (NH) Highway (multilane, separate roads for directions) 80 50  Major Highway 
National (NH) Highway all others 70 50  Major Highway 
State (SH) Highway (multilane, separate roads for directions) 70 50  Minor Highway 
State (SH) Highway all others 60 50  Minor Highway 
Major District Roads (MDR) 60 40  Minor Highway   Primary Street  If road is over 15km in length upgrade to Minor Highway
Other roads 60 40,20  Primary Street   Street  20 - in small villages and areas with high density of buildings (usual in old parts of the cities); 40 in new or less dense parts of the cities
Toll segments of the roads 30 30 same as the other part of the road The toll booth should be added as an Area Place (type: junction/interchange) when it is visible on the satellite picture

Rajasthan

Tamil Nadu

In the table below are the cities, sub-districts (Taluka) and districts of Tamil Nadu, sorted on city name. Ctrl-click the following link to view and search this list full screen