States in India

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India is a federal union comprising different states and union territories. The states and union territories are further subdivided into districts and smaller administrative divisions.

State/Union territoriesCapitolFeature
Andhra PradeshAmaravatiIs a state in the south-eastern coastal region of India. It is the seventh-largest state by area.
Arunachal PradeshItanagarIs a state in Northeast India. It borders the states of Assam and Nagaland to the south.
AssamDispurIs a state in northeastern India, situated south of the eastern Himalayas along the Brahmaputra and Barak River valleys.
BiharPatnaIs a state in eastern India. It is the third-largest state by population and twelfth-largest by territory.
ChhattisgarhNava RaipurIs a state in India and is located in East-Central India.
GoaPanajiIs a state on the southwestern coast of India within the region known as the Konkan.
GujaratGandhinagarIs a state on the western coast of India with a coastline, It is the fifth-largest Indian state by area.
HaryanaChandigarhIs a state in India located in the northern part of the country. It was carved out of the former state of East Punjab
Himachal PradeshDharamshalaIs a state in the northern part of India. Situated in the Western Himalayas, it is one of the eleven mountain states.
JharkhandRanchiIs a state in eastern India. The state shares its border with the states of Bihar.
KarnatakaBengaluruIs a state in the south western region of India. It is the largest state in South India and sixth largest in India.
KeralaThiruvanan
thapuram
Is a state on the southwestern Malabar Coast of India.
Madhya PradeshBhopalMadhya Pradesh is the second largest Indian state by area and the fifth largest state by population.
MaharashtraMumbaiĀ Maharashtra is the second-most populous state in India as well as the second-most populous country subdivision.
ManipurImphalIt is bounded by the Indian states of Nagaland to the north, Mizoram to the south and Assam to the west.
MeghalayaShillongIs a state in Northeast India. Meghalaya was formed by carving out two districts from the state of Assam.
MizoramAizawlIs a state in northeastern India, with Aizawl as its seat of government and capital city.
Nagaland
DimapurAgriculture is the most important economic activity, covering over 70% of the state’s economy.
OdishaBhubaneswarIs an Indian state located in Eastern India. It is the 8th largest state by area.
PunjabChandigarhIs a state in northern India. Forming part of the larger Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent.
Rajasthan
Jaipur
It is the largest Indian state by area and the seventh largest by population.
SikkimGangtokSikkim is the least populous and second smallest among the Indian states.
Tamil NaduChennaiIs a state in southern India. Its capital and largest city is Chennai.
Telangana
Hyderabad
Is a state in India situated on the south-central stretch of the Indian peninsula on the high Deccan Plateau.
TripuraAgartalaIs a state in northeastern India. The third-smallest state in the country.
Uttar PradeshLucknowIt is the most-populous state in India as well as the most-populous country subdivision in the world.
UttarakhandDehradunIs a union territory of India. It was formed out of four territories of former French India.
West BengalKolkataIs a state in the eastern region of India along the Bay of Bengal.
Andaman and Nicobar
Islands
Port BlairThe Andaman and Nicobar Islands, a union territory of India, are a group of 836 objects, with 572 of them islands of which 38 are inhabited
ChandigarhChandigarhIs a city, district and union territory in India that serves as the capital of the two neighboring states of Punjab and Haryana.
Dadra and Nagar Haveli
and Daman and Diu
DamanDadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu is a union territory in western India. It was created through the merger of the former union territories.
DelhiNew DelhiOfficially known as the National Capital Territory of Delhi, is a city and a union territory of India containing New Delhi, the capital of India.
Jammu and KashmirSrinagarIs a region administered by India as a union territory and consists of the southern portion of the larger Kashmir region.
LadakhLehIs a region administered by India as a union territory, and constituting a part of the larger Kashmir region.
LakshadweepKavarattiIs a group of islands in the Lakshadweep Sea, off the southwestern coast of India.
PuducherryPuducherryIs a union territory of India. It was formed out of four territories of former French India.
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