How Many States in India [Updated August 2019]

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A question continuously asking in the exam is how many states in India and many times you have written the wrong answer but now you will get the right answer on your favorite online information website

A great confusion also is there about Delhi. You will find many sources online that include Delhi in the state list while Delhi is not a state, it is a Union Territory. In short, the numbers of states are 28 in India.

Note: Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh are the proposed union territory of India from August 2020.

28 States and 9 Union Territories in India

Here is a list of state with their capital city:

S.No Indian States Capital of the States
1  West Bengal Kolkata
2  Uttarakhand Dehradun
3  Uttar Pradesh Lucknow
4  Tripura  Agartala
5  Tamil Nadu Chennai
6  Sikkim Gangtok
7  Rajasthan Jaipur
8  Punjab Chandigarh
9  Orissa Bhubaneswar
10  Nagaland Kohima
11  Mizoram Aizawl
12  Meghalaya Shillong
13  Manipur Imphal
14  Maharashtra Mumbai
15  Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
16  Kerala Thiruvananthapuram
17  Karnataka Bengaluru
18  Jharkhand Ranchi
19 Jammu and Kashmir Srinagar
20  Himachal Pradesh Shimla
21  Haryana Chandigarh
22  Gujarat Gandhinagar
23  Goa Panaji
24  Telangana Hyderabad
25  Chhattisgarh Raipur
26  Bihar Patna
27  Assam Dispur
28  Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar
29  Andhra Pradesh Hyderabad

Union Territories and Capitals

There are seven union territories in India. Here is the list of all the union territories and their capitals of India.

S.No Indian States Capital of the States
1 Delhi New Delhi
2 Andaman & Nicobar Islands Port Blair
3 Chandigarh Chandigarh
4 Dadra and Nagar Haveli Silvassa
5 Daman and Diu Daman
6 Lakshadweep Kavaratti
7 Puducherry Puducherry
8 Ladakh Lay
9 Jammu and Kashmeer Shri Nagar

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