28 States of India and 9 Union Territories of India

States of India

India is a federal union government consisting 28 states and 9 union territories. All the states, as well as union territories of Puducherry and the National Capital new Delhi, have elected government and lead by a Chief minister. The remaining five union territories are directly ruled by the central Government through appointed governor.

Each states of India or union territories of India are further divided into districts governed by district administrator. The districts are further divided into tehsils, panchayats and ultimately villages.

States of India And Their Capitals
StateCapitalAreaOfficial Languages
Andhra PradeshHyderabad, Amaravati (proposed)160,205 km2Telugu
Arunachal PradeshItanagar83,743 km2English
AssamDispur78,438 km2Assamese
BiharPatna94,163 km2Hindi
ChhattisgarhRaipur135,191 km2Chhattisgarhi
GoaPanaji3,702 km2Konkani
GujaratGandhinagar196,024 km2Gujarati
HaryanaChandigarh44,212 km2Haryanvi
Himachal PradeshShimla55,673 km2Hindi
JharkhandRanchi79,714 km2Hindi
KarnatakaBengaluru191,791 km2Kannada
KeralaTrivandrum38,863 km2Malayalam
Madhya PradeshBhopal308,245 km2Hindi
MaharashtraMumbai307,713 km2Marathi
ManipurImphal22,327 km2Meiteilon (Manipuri)
MeghalayaShillong22,429 km2English
MizoramAizawl21,081 km2Mizo
NagalandKohima16,579 km2English
OdishaBhubaneswar155,707 km2Oriya
PunjabChandigarh50,362 km2Punjabi
RajasthanJaipur342,239 km2Hindi
SikkimGangtok7,096 km2Nepali
Tamil NaduChennai130,058 km2Tamil
TelanganaHyderabad114,840 km2Telugu, Urdu
TripuraAgartala10,486 km2Bengali
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Uttar PradeshLucknow240,928 km2Hindi
UttarakhandDehradun53,483 km2Hindi
West BengalKolkata88,752 km2Bengali
Union Territories of India
StateCapitalAreaOfficial Languages
Andaman and Nicobar IslandsPort Blair8249 km2English, Hindi
ChandigarhChandigarh114 km2English
Dadra and Nagar HaveliSilvassa491 km2Gujarati, Hindi
Daman and DiuDaman112English, Gujarati, Hindi, Konkani
DelhiNew Delhi1490 km2Hindi
Jammu KashmirSrinagar-Urdu
LadakhLadakh-Hindi
LakshadweepKavaratti32 km2Malayalam
PuducherryPondicherry492 km2English, Tamil

List of Indian States, Capitals and their Chief Ministers

Andhra Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh

  • Capital: Itanagar
  • Chief Minister: Shri Pema Khandu

Assam

  • Capital: Dispur
  • Chief Minister: Shri Sarbananda Sonowal

Bihar

  • Capital: Patna
  • Chief Minister: Shri Nitish Kumar

Chhattisgarh

  • Capital: Raipur
  • Chief Minister: Bhupesh Baghel

Goa

  • Capital: Panaji
  • Chief Minister: Manohar Parrikar

Gujarat

  • Capital: Gandhinagar
  • Chief Minister: Shri Vijaybhai R. Rupani

Haryana

  • Capital: Chandigarh
  • Chief Minister: Shri Manohar Lal Khattar

Himachal Pradesh

  • Capital: Shimla
  • Chief Minister: Jai Ram Thakur

Jharkhand

  • Capital: Ranchi
  • Chief Minister: Shri Raghubar Das

Karnataka

  • Capital: Bengaluru
  • Chief Minister: H. D. Kumaraswamy

Kerala

  • Capital: Thiruvananthapuram
  • Chief Minister: Shri Pinarayi Vijayan

Madhya Pradesh

  • Capital: Bhopal
  • Chief Minister: Kamal Nath

Maharashtra

  • Capital: Mumbai
  • Chief Minister: Shri Devendra Fadnavis

Manipur

  • Capital: Imphal
  • Chief Minister: N. Biren Singh

Meghalaya

  • Capital: Shillong
  • Chief Minister: Conrad Sangma

Mizoram

  • Capital: Aizawl
  • Chief Minister: Zoramthanga

Nagaland

  • Capital: Kohima
  • Chief Minister: Neiphiu Rio

Odisha

  • Capital: Bhubaneswar
  • Chief Minister: Shri Naveen Patnaik

Punjab

  • Capital: Chandigarh
  • Chief Minister: Captain Amarinder Singh

Rajasthan

  • Capital: Jaipur
  • Chief Minister: Ashok Gehlot

Sikkim

  • Capital: Gangtok
  • Chief Minister: Shri Pawan Kumar Chamling

Tamil Nadu

  • Capital: Chennai
  • Chief Minister: Edappadi K. Palaniswami

Telangana

  • Capital: Hyderabad
  • Chief Minister: Shri K Chandrasekhar Rao

Tripura

  • Capital: Agartala
  • Chief Minister: Biplab Kumar Deb

Uttar Pradesh

  • Capital: Lucknow
  • Chief Minister: Yogi Adityanath

Uttrakhand

  • Capital: Dehradun
  • Chief Minister: Trivendra Singh Rawat

West Bengal

  • Capital: Kolkata
  • Chief Minister: Mamata Banerjee

List of union territories, capitals and their Chief Minister

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

  • Capital: Port Blair
  • Lieutenant Governors: Devendra Kumar Joshi

Chandigarh

  • Capital: Chandigarh
  • Administrators: V.P. Singh Badnore

Dadra & Nagar  Haveli

  • Capital: Silvassa
  • Administrators: Lalubhai Patel (MP)

Daman & Diu

  • Capital: Daman
  • Administrators: Praful Khoda Patel

Lakshadweep

  • Capital: Kavaratti
  • Administrators: Farooq Khan

Pondicherry

  • Capital: Puducherry
  • Chief Minister: V. Narayanasamy
  • Lieutenant Governors: Kiran Bedi

Delhi

  • Capital: Delhi
  • Chief Minister: Arvind Kejriwal
  • Lieutenant Governors: Anil Baijal

Jammu & Kashmir

  • Capital: Srinagar (summer), Jammu (winter)
  • Chief Minister: President’s Rule

Ladakh

  • Capital: Ladakh
  • Administrators: –

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