Khunti district is one of the twenty-four districts in South Chotanagpur division of the Indian state of Jharkhand. The district of Khunti was carved out of Ranchi district on 12 September 2007. As of 2011, it is the second least populous district of Jharkhand (out of 24), after Lohardaga. Khunti town is the headquarters of the district.
It is historically known as the birthplace of Birsa Munda, and being the centre of activity of the Birsa movement. The district is currently a part of the Red Corridor.
Khunti district has one sub-division and 6 blocks. The following are the list of the Blocks in Khunti district: Arki Block, Khunti Block, Murhu Block, Rania Block, Torpa Block and karra Block