Alappuzha District has four types of administrative hierarchies:
- Taluk and Village administration managed by the provincial Government of Kerala.
- Panchayath Administration managed by the local bodies.
- Parliament Constituencies for the federal Government of India.
- Assembly Constituencies for the provincial Government of Kerala.
Alappuzha District has 2 Revenue Subdivisions, 6 Taluks and 93 Villages under Revenue Department.It has 6 Municipalities, 1 District Panchayath, 12 Block Panchayaths 72 Grama Panchayaths under Local Self Government Department. There are 9 Legislative Assembly Constituencies and 2 Lok Sabha Constituencies.