List of States and Capitals of India

List of States and Capitals of India

Important Points On India:
  • India is a democratic country with 29 states and 07 union territories.
  • It is the seventh-largest country by area and the second-most populous country.
  • It shares land borders with Pakistan to the west, China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the northeast, and Myanmar and Bangladesh to the east. 
  • It It is bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal on the southeast. 
  • In the Indian Ocean, India is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka and the Maldives. 
  • India's Andaman and Nicobar Islands share a maritime border with Thailand and Indonesia.Now lets have a look upon it.

State – Capitals
  • Tamil Nadu – Chennai
  • Tripura – Agartala
  • Uttar Pradesh – Lucknow
  • West Bengal – Kolkata
  • Chhattisgarh – Raipur
  • Uttarakhand – Dehradun
  • Jharkhand – Ranchi
  • Telangana – Hyderabad Andhra Pradesh – Hyderabad 
  • Arunachal Pradesh – Itanagar
  • Assam – Dispur
  • Bihar – Patna
  • Goa – Panaji
  • Maharashtra – Mumbai
  • Manipur – Imphal
  • Meghalaya – Shillong
  • Mizoram – Aizawl
  • Nagaland – Kohima
  • Orissa – Bhubaneswar
  • Punjab – Chandigarh
  • Rajasthan – Jaipur
  • Sikkim – Gangtok
  • Gujarat – Gandhinagar
  • Haryana – Chandigarh
  • Himachal Pradesh – Shimla
  • Jammu & Kashmir – Srinagar 
  • Karnataka – Bangalooru
  • Kerala – Tirubanantapuram
  • Madhya Pradesh – Bhopal

Union Territories - Capital
  • Andaman & Nicobar Islands – Port Blair
  • Chandigarh – Chandigarh
  • Puducherry – Puducherry
  • Dadra & Nagar Haveli – Silvasa
  • Delhi -New Delhi
  • Daman & Diu – Daman
  • Lakshadweep – Kavaratti

NOTE THE POINT: 
  • The State of Andhra Pradesh has been divided into Telangana and Andhra Pradesh on 02.06.2014. 
  • Hyderabad will remain capital of both the resultant states for 10 years. 
  • The proposed capital for the state of Andhra Pradesh is Amaravati in the district of Guntur.
  • In 1991(69th amendment), made provisions to make Delhi a special Union Territory. 
  • It was declared that the former Union Territory of Delhi would be known as National Capital Territory.

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