Name the Smallest Union Territory of India

By Esha Dhawan|Updated : July 13th, 2022

There are a total of 28 states and 8 union territories or UTs in India currently. The 8 union territories are as follows: Jammu and Kashmir, Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar, Ladakh, Chandigarh, Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Puducherry, and Lakshadweep. Out of these the smallest union territory of India is Lakshadweep.

Answer:

The smallest union territory of India is Lakshadweep

Lakshadweep consists of a total of 36 islands and has a surface area of about 32 sq kms. The capital of the smallest union territory of India is Kavaratti and the entire population of Lakshadweep is estimated at 65,000.

What is a Union Territory?

A union territory is different from a state as it is not an independent unit and is run by administrators selected by the President of India. Therefore, unlike the states that have their own independent governments, UTs are governed partially or entirely by the government of India.

Summary:

Name the Smallest Union Territory of India

The smallest union territory of India is Lakshadweep which is a group of 36 islands. The population of the entire UT is estimated to be around 65000 and its capital city is Kavaratti.

 

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