West Tripura is an administrative district in the state of Tripura in India. The district headquarters are located at Agartala,which is also the capital of the State. As of 2012 it is the most populous district of Tripura (out of 8). The West Tripura District is bounded by Bangladesh in the north and west by Khowai district in the east and by Sepahijala district in the south. Total area of the district contracted to 983.63 sq.km after creation of four more new districts in the state of Tripura.