india states

India consists of 28 states and seven union territories. There have been many changes in the state borders since 1947, which provide the current shapes and contours of the Indian states. Goa is the smallest state in India with an area of ​​3702 sq km. Rajasthan is the largest state in India with an area of ​​342, 239 sq km. In November 2000, India gained three new states – Chhattisgarh from Madhya Pradesh, Uttaranchal from Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand from Bihar.

List of States & Capitals

NoStatesCapitalLanguage
1Andhra PradeshAmaravathiTelugu
2Arunachal PradeshItanagarHindi
3AssamDispurAssamese
4BiharPatnaMaithili, Hindi
5ChhattisgarhRaipurChhattisgarhi, Hindi
6GoaPanajiKonkani
7GujaratGandhi NagarGujarati
8HaryanaChandigarhHindi
9Himachal pradeshShimlaHindi
10Jammu and KashmirSringarUrdu
11KarnatakaBangaloreKannada
12KeralaThiruvananthapuramMalayalam
13Madhya PradeshBhopalHindi
14MaharashtraMumbaiMarathi
15ManipurImphalMeiteilon (Manipuri)
16MeghalayaShillongMegahalaya
17MizoramAizwalMizo
18NagalandKohimaNagaland
19OrissaBhubaneswarOriya
20PunjabChandigarhPunjabi
21RajasthanJaipurHindi
22sikkimGangtokNepali
23TamilanaduChennaiTamil
24TelanganaHyderabadTelugu
25TripuraAgartalaBengali, Kokborok
26UttarakhandDehradunHindi
27Uttara pradeshLucknowHindi
28JharkhandRanchiHindi, Santali
29West BengalKolkataBengali

List of Union Territories & languages

NoUnion TerritoriesLanguage
1 Andaman and Nicobar IslandsHindi
2 ChandigarhHindi, Punjabi
3 Dadra and Nagar HaveliMarathi, Gujarati
4 Daman and DiuGujarati
5 DelhiHindi
6 LakshadweepMalayalam
7 PondicherryTamil