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States and Union Territories

From geographical point of view, India is divided into 6 Zonal Councils. For Waze however, we use the administrative division of India. At this moment, India consist of 29 States and 7 Union Territories, which are listed in the State field of the addresses in WME.



Andaman and Nicobar Islands (AN)
Andhra Pradesh (AP)
Arunachal Pradesh (AR)
Assam (AS)
Bihar (BR)
Chhattisgarh (CG)
Chandigarh (CH)
Dadra and Nagar Haveli (DH)
Daman and Diu (DD)
Delhi (DL)
Goa (GA)
Gujarat (GJ)
Haryana (HR)
Himachal Pradesh (HP)
Jammu and Kasjmir (& Ladakh?) (JK)
Jharkhand (JH)
Karnataka (KA)
Kerala (KL)
Lakshadweep (LD)
Madhya Pradesh (MP)
Maharashtra (MH)
Manipur (MN)
Meghalaya (ML)
Mizoram (MZ)
Nagaland (NL)
Odisha (OD)
Puducherry (PY)
Punjab (PB)
Rajasthan (RJ)
Sikkim (SK)
Tamil Nadu (TN)
Telangana (TG)
Tripura (TR)
Uttar Pradesh (UP)
Uttarakhand (UK)
West-Bengal (WB)

Note: From Augustus 2019 on, the state Jammu and Kashmir is a proposed Union Territory together with the proposed split up part Ladakh.

Districts and sub-districts

Each State or Union Territory is divided into smaller administrative areas, called “Districts”. These in turn are further divided into "sub-districts". WME currently has no fields to include the districts in the address yet. Refer to the naming of roads (link to be added) to find more guidance.

The following table shows how the sub-districts are referred to in the various states.

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