Aizawl city is the capital of Mizoram. Aizawl district is one of the eight districts of Mizoram and is bounded on the north by Kolasib district, on the west by Mamit district, on the south by Serchhip districts and on the east by Champhai district. The district occupies an area of 3,576.31 square kilometres. The headquarters of the district is Aizawl city, the capital of Mizoram. As of 2011 it is the most populous district of Mizoram.

The district has 5 R.D. Blocks.

The district has 14 legislative assembly constituencies. These are Tuivawl, Chalfilh, Tawi, Aizawl North-I, Aizawl North-II, Aizawl North-III, Aizawl East-I, Aizawl East-II, Aizawl West-I, Aizawl West-II, Aizawl West-III, Aizawl South I, Aizawl South II and Aizawl South III.

Aizawl is connected by air transport through Lengpui Airport which it is situated near Aizawl. The airport provides connectivity to Kolkata Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, Guwahati Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport and Imphal International Airport. Air India, Jet Airways are the two regular airlines which operate flights to and from Lengpui Airport. A helicopter service by Pawan Hans was started in 2012 and connects the city with Lunglei, Lawngtlai, Saiha, Chawngte, Serchhip, Champhai, Kolasib, Khawzawl, Ngopa and Hnahthial.

Area3576.31 (1,380.82 sq mi)
Latitude23.73° N
Longitude92.72° E
Altitude1,132 m (3,714 ft)
Population404,054 (2011 Census)
No. of Sub Division3
No. of Villages108
No. of RD Block5 (Aibawk, Darlawn, Phullen, Thingsulthliah and Tlangnuam)
Literacy Rate89.40% (2011 Census)