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Gadchiroli District

Gadchiroli is a district in the state of Maharashtra.

Gadchiroli district is a district in Maharashtra. The town of Gadchiroli is the headquarters of the district. Gadchiroli District is situated in the southeastern corner of Maharashtra, and is bounded by Chandrapur District to the west, Gondia District to the north, Chhatisgarh state to the east, and Andhra Pradesh state to the south and southwest. Gadchiroli District was created on August 26, 1982 by the separation of Gadchiroli and Sironcha tehsils from Chandrapur District. As of 2011 it is the second least populous district of Maharashtra after Sindhudurg.

The district is divided into three sub-divisions, Gadchiroli, Aheri and Desaiganj which are further divided into 12 talukas. Each sub-division has four talukas. Gadchiroli sub-division consists of Gadchiroli, Dhanora, Chamorshi and Mulchera talukas. Aheri sub-division consists Aheri, Sironcha, Etapalli and Bhamragad talukas. Desaiganj (Wadsa) sub-division consists Wadsa, Armori, Kurkheda and Korchi talukas. There are 467 Gram Panchayats and 1688 Revenue Villages.

The district has three Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) constituencies, Gadchiroli, Armori and Aheri. All of these are part of the newly carved Gadchiroli-Chimur Lok Sabha constituency.