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States and Capitals of India: 28 States of India 2021

How Many States and Union Territories in India

Here we have shared a full list of states and capitals of India. As of now, there are 28 states in India and 8 union territories. Our post is written to provide information about our country to the students who are looking for states and capital. Capitalofinfo.com offers a list of capital cities of India and the world. Our India stands at the seventh position according to the area and second according to the population. The neighbouring countries of India are Nepal, Bhutan, China, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, and Sri Lanka.

India is a rich country with diverse cultures, natural attractions, and heritage sites. India is surrounded by the Arabian Sea, Bay of Bengal, and the Indian Ocean. Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep are major islands of India. There are many other islands and some of them are uninhabited. Further in this post, we have provided the complete list of all the states with their capitals including union territories. If you are looking for the capital cities of Australia, Canada, and Germany, do visit our website.

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List of States and Capitals – India

Here is a full list of states and capitals of India. The list is made according to the information derived from Wikipedia.

Sr. no. States Capital of the State Main Language
1 Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar Nishi
2 Assam Dispur Assamese
3 Andhra Pradesh Hyderabad Telugu
4 Bihar Patna Hindi and Bhojpuri
5 Chhattisgarh Raipur Chhattisgarh
6 Goa Panji Konkani
7 Gujarat Gandhinagar Gujarati
8 Haryana Chandigarh Haryanvi
9 Himachal Pradesh Shimla Hindi
10 Jharkhand Ranchi Hindi and Bhojpuri, Magadhi
11 Kerala Thiruvananthpuram Malyalam
12 Karnataka Bangalore Kannada
13 Maharashtra Mumbai Marathi
14 Madhya Pradesh Bhopal Hindi / Bhopali dialect
15 Manipur Imphal Manipuri
16 Mizoram Aizwal Mizo
17 Meghalaya Shillong Khasi
18 Nagaland Kohima English
19 Odisha Bhubaneshwar Odiya
20 Punjab Chandigarh Punjabi
21 Rajasthan Jaipur Rajasthani
22 Sikkim Gangtok Nepali
23 Tamil Nadu Chennai Tamil
24 Telangana Hyderabad Telugu
25 Tripura Agartala Bengali
26 Uttar Pradesh Lucknow Various dialects of Hindi including Khari Boli, and Awadhi
27 Uttarakhand Dehradun Various dialects of Hindi including Gharwali
28 West Bengal Kolkata Bengali

We are sure you are happy with the above alphabetical list of states and capitals of India as it is in 2021. As the Jammu & Kashmir are now union territories; there are 28 states instead of 29 states of India 2021.

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Union Territories of India and their Capitals

Countries are comprised of states, provinces, and territories. Here is a list of all the union territories of India as per the year 2021. We have also given the capital of Ladakh as many will be looking for the capital city of the newly declared union territory. On 31st October 2019, the state of Jammu Kashmir is reconstituted into two territories; Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh.

Sr. no. Union Territory Capital
1 Andaman and Nicobar Islands Port Blair
2 Chandigarh Chandigarh
3 Dadra Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu Daman
4 NCT  – National Capital of Territory of Delhi New Delhi
5 Jammu and Kashmir Srinagar
6 Ladakh Leh
7 Lakshadweep Kavaratti
8 Puducherry Pondicherry

Difference Between State and Union Territory

States are separate divisions under the constitution of India having their separate governments. States have their administration and legislations The Chief Minister is the highest administrative authority and the Governor represents the President of India in states.

A union territory is a region that is directly under the Central Government of India. It does not have its legislation and administration. Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Delhi, Daman and Diu are major union territories of India

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