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.
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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|
|4||Bihar||Patna||Hindi and Bhojpuri|
|10||Jharkhand||Ranchi||Hindi and Bhojpuri, Magadhi|
|14||Madhya Pradesh||Bhopal||Hindi / Bhopali dialect|
|26||Uttar Pradesh||Lucknow||Various dialects of Hindi including Khari Boli, and Awadhi|
|27||Uttarakhand||Dehradun||Various dialects of Hindi including Gharwali|
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.
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|
|3||Dadra Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu||Daman|
|4||NCT – National Capital of Territory of Delhi||New Delhi|
|5||Jammu and Kashmir||Srinagar|
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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