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STATES & UNION TERRITORIES OF INDIA


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- There are 29 states and 7 Union territories in
the country.
States :
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1) : Andhra Pradesh
Language: Telugu , Animal: Krishna Jinka (Black
Buck) , Dance : Kuchipudi, Andhra Natya ,
Flower: Water Lily Capital: Hyderabad

2) : Karnataka
Language : Kannada, Area : 1,91,791 sq. km,
Dance:Yakshagana
State Capital: Bangalore

3) : Kerala
Language:Malayalam, Area : 38,863 sq. km,
Dance:Mohiniattom
State Capital: Thiruvananthapuram

4) : Tamilnadu
Language:Tamil, Dance: Bharatnatyam, Flower:
Glosiosa lily
Capital: Chennai

5) : Odisha
Language: Odia , Area: 1, 55,707 Sq. Km, Dance:
Odishi
Capital: Bhubaneswar
Others: Odisha is famous for its Golden tourism
triangle.

6) : Bihar
Language: Hindi, State Capital: Patna , Area :
94,163 sq. km

7) : Assam
Language: Assamese, Area: 78,438 Sq. Km. ,
Capital: Dispur
Others: In Assam, there are 11 wildlife
sanctuaries & 5 national Parks. The Kaziranga
National Park is situated in this state & famous
for its one horned Rhino.

(8): Arunachal Pradesh
Main Languages: Aka, Miji, Apatani, Adi, Idu-
Mishmi, Khamti, Tangsa etc.
State Capital: Itanagar , Area: 83,743 sq. km

9) : Chattisgarh
Language: Hindi Area: 1,36,034 Sq. Km. ,
Capital: Raipur

10) : Goa
Language: Konkani & Marathi, Area : 3,702 sq.
km, Capital: Panaji

11) : Gujarat
Language: Gujarati Area : 1,96,024 sq. km
State Capital: Gandhinagar
Others: Gujarat is the Birth place of Mahatma
Gandhi. It is famous for Somnath Temple & Lion
Sanctuary of Gir forest.

12-State: Haryana
Language: Hindi, Area : 44,212 sq. km, Capital:
Chandigarh
Others: Kurukshetra, the place of the epic
battle between the Kauravas and the Pandavas,
is situated in Haryana.

13) :Himachal Pradesh
Main Languages : Hindi and Pahari
Area : 55,673 Sq. Km. , Capital: Shimla
Others: Himachal Pradesh has been adjudged
number one State in Primary Education and
teacher-student ratio.

14) : Jammu & Kashmir
Languages : Kashmiri, Urdu, Dogri, Punjabi,
Ladakhi, Balti, Gojri, Pahari and Dadri, Area :
2,22,236 sq. km
Capital: Srinagar (Summer) and Jammu (Winter)
Others: Kashmir Valley is described as the
paradise on earth.

15) : Jharkhand
Language: Hindi, Area : 79,714 sq. km, Capital:
Ranchi
Others: The State is rich in mineral resources.

16) : Maharastra
Language: Marathi, Area : 3,07,713 sq. km,
Capital: Mumbai
Others: Mumbai is a major port of India.

17) : Manipur
Language: Manipuri, Area : 22,327 sq. km,
Capital: Imphal

18) : Meghalaya
Language: Khasi & Garo, Area : 22,429 sq. km,
Capital: Shillong

19) : Mizoram
Language: Mizo, Area : 21,081 sq. km, Capital:
Aizawl

20) : Madhya Pradesh
Language: Hindi, Area : 3,08,000 sq. km,
Capital: Bhopal
Others: A popular tribal festival is Bhagoriya
marked by traditional gaiety and enthusiasm.

21) : Nagaland
Language: Angami, Ao, Chang, Sema etc. ,
Area : 16,579 sq. km
Capital: Kohima

22) : Punjab
Language: Punjabi, Area : 50,362 sq. km,
Capital : Chandigarh
Others: Bhangra Dance is a very famous dance
of Punjab. Golden Temple of Amritsar is the
most liked tourism place in Punjab.

23) : Rajastan
Language: Rajastani, Area : 3,42,239 sq. km,
Capital: Jaipur

24) : Sikkim
Language: Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha & Limbu,
Area: 7,096 sq. km
Capital: Gangtok

25) : Tripura
Language: Bengali & Kokborok, Area : 10,491.69
Sq. km
Capital: Agartala

26) : Uttarakhand
Language: Hindi, Kumaoni & Garhwali, Area :
53,484 sq. km
Capital: Dehradun
Others: Dehradun, Bageshwar, Mussoorie,Bhimt
al, Chakrata, Nainital are the main Tourist
destinations.

27) : Uttar Pradesh
Language: Urdu & Hindi, Area : 2,40,928 sq. km
Capital: Lucknow
Others: Taj Mahal of Agra is in UP.

28) : West Bengal
Language: Bengali, Area : 88,752 sq. km,
Capital: Kolkata
Others: Most important & popular festival is Durga Puja.

29) : Telengana
Capital : Hyderabad Language : Telugu

Union Territories :
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1.Andaman and Nicobar Islands
2.Chandigarh
3.The Government of NCT of Delhi
4.Dadra and Nagar Haveli
5.Daman and Diu
6.Lakshadweep
7.Puducherry