States And Capitals Of India

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About India: States And Capitals Of India

This article talks about the list of States and Capitals of India. India or Bharat  is the seventh largest country in the world and also the second populous. It is officially known as the Republic of India. It lies in southern Asia and has its land borders with Pakistan to the West, China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the North, Bangladesh, and Myanmar to the East. It also shares its maritime borders with Srilanka, Thailand, Indonesia, and the Maldives. There are 21 Modern Indian Languages, 8 river systems, and 7 mountain ranges. The capital of India is New Delhi and the official language of this country is Hindi.

States And Capitals of India: How many states are there in India?

In this article, we provide the latest updates on States and Capitals of India. India has 28 States and 8 Union Territories at present. Each Indian state has administrative, legal and judicial capital.  Every state has its own Chief Minister who governs the state. Earlier India had 29 States and 7 Union Territories but in 2019 the Parliament of India passed an act by which Ladakh and Jammu & Kashmir became two new Union territories.

List of States and Capitals of India

Listed below are the number of States and capitals of India. The list is made in an alphabetical order.

No.

States of India

Capital

1

Andhra Pradesh

Hyderabad

2

Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar

3

Assam

Dispur

4

Bihar

Patna

5

Chhattisgarh

Raipur

6

Goa

Panaji

7

Gujarat

Gandhinagar

8

Haryana

Chandigarh

9

Himachal Pradesh

Shimla

10

Jharkhand

Ranchi

11

Karnataka

Bengaluru

12

Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram

13

Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal

14

Maharashtra

Mumbai

15

Manipur

Imphal

16

Meghalaya

Shillong

17

Mizoram

Aizawl

18

Nagaland

Kohima

19

Odisha

Bhubaneswar

20

Punjab

Chandigarh

21

Rajasthan

Jaipur

22

Sikkim

Gangtok

23

Tamil Nadu

Chennai

24

Telangana

Hyderabad

25

Tripura

Agartala

26

Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow

27

Uttarakhand

Dehradun

28

West Bengal

Kolkata

List of Union Territories of India and Their Capitals

Listed below are the number of Union Territories of India and their capitals. The list is made in an alphabetical order

No.

Union Territories Of India

Capital

1

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Port Blair

2

Chandigarh

Chandigarh

3

Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu

Daman

4

Delhi

New Delhi

5

Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar

6

Lakshadweep

Kavaratti

7

Puducherry

Pondicherry

8

Ladakh

Leh

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Frequently Asked Questions About States and Capitals of India

1. How many States are there in India?

Answer: There are 28 States in India at present, 2021.

2. How many Union Territories are there in India?

Answer: There are 8 Union Territories in India at present, 2021.

3. What are the lastest updates on the Union Territories of India?

Answer: a)Daman & Diu got merged with Dadar & Nagar Haveli in 2020

b) Jammu & Kashmir, and Ladakh became two new Union Territories of India in 2019

4. What is the capital of India?

Answer: New Delhi is the capital of India

5. Which is the smallest state in India by area?

Answer: Goa is the smallest smallest state in India by area.

6. Which is the smallest Union Territory of India?

Answer: Lakshwadeep is the smallest Union Territory of India.

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