States and Capitals of India 2020

India is a country located in South Asia. It is the second most populated country after china and seventh-largest country by area and most populous democracy country in the world. Apart from this India is one of the most diverse cultures on the earth in various regions, in harmony with different languages and customs. Presently, there are a total of 28 states and 8 union territory in India which are mention below. Each state and union territory has its own administrative, legislative, and judicial capital.

The country India has the world’s second-highest number of languages. Hindi is the national language of India and the most common language spoken by the Indian people. Whereas, Bengali is the second most spoken language.

Afghanistan, Nepal, Pakistan, China, Bangladesh, Burma, Bhutan, and Sri Lanka are the neighboring country of India.

List of states of India & Their Capital

India is divided into 28 states with their capitals. Here is the list of Indian states and its capitals.

States 

Capital

Established Year

Andhra Pradesh

Hyderabad

1956

Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar 

1987

Assam

Dispur

1950

Bihar

Patna

1950

Chattisgarh

Raipur

2000

Goa 

Punji

1987

Gujarat

Gandhinagar

1960

Haryana

Chandigarh

1966

Himachal Pradesh

Shimla

1971

Jharkhand

Ranchi

2000

Karnataka

Bengaluru

1956

Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram

1956

Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal

1956

Maharashtra

Mumbai

1960

Manipur

Imphal

1972

Meghalaya

Shilong

1972

Mizoram

Aizawl

1987

Nagaland

Kohima

1963

Odisha

Bhubaneswar

1950

Punjab

Chandigarh

1956

Rajasthan

Jaipur

1956

Sikkim

Gangtok

1957

Tamil Nadu

Chennai

1950

Telangana

Hyderabad

2014

Tripura

Agartala

1972

Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow

1950

Uttrakhand 

Dehradun

2000

West Bengal

Kolkata

1956

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List of Union Territories (UT’S)and it’s Capital

There are 8 union territories in India which are directly governed by the central government of India. Here is the list of 8 union territories and its capital.

Union Territories

Capital

Establishment Year

Delhi(Capital of India)

New Delhi

1956

Chandigarh

Chandigarh

1966

Daman & Diu

Daman

2020

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

Silvassa

2020

Puducherry 

Pondicheri

1954

Lakshadweep Islands

Kavaratti

1956

Andaman &Nicobar Islands

port Blair

1956

Ladak

Leh

2019

The Bottom Line

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