What are the States of India and their Capitals?

By Aarna Tiwari|Updated : October 11th, 2022

The States of India and their Capitals are as follows: As of 2022, India has 28 States and 8 Union Territories. The states were reorganized on linguistic lines under the States Reorganization Act, 1956. Here is a list of 28 states of India and their capitals. India is a sovereign, secular, democratic republic with a federation of states, a parliamentary system of government.

List of the States of India and their Capitals

Every Indian state has administrative, legal, and judicial capital. Every state has its own Chief Minister who controls the state. India is a mosaic of multicultural experiences with a rich heritage and myriad attractions. The country is the seventh largest by area, the second most populous, and the most populous democracy in the world.

India covers an area of ​​32, 87,263 sq km, which extends from the snow-capped Himalayan heights to the tropical rain forests of the south. There are 28 states in India by 2022. The list of Indian states and their capitals are as follows:

States

Capital

Andhra Pradesh

Amaravati

Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar

Assam

Dispur

Bihar

Patna

Chhattisgarh

Raipur

Goa

Panaji

Gujarat

Gandhinagar

Haryana

Chandigarh

Himachal Pradesh

Shimla

Jharkhand

Ranchi

Karnataka

Bangalore

Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram

Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal

Maharashtra

Mumbai

Manipur

Imphal

Meghalaya

Shillong

Mizoram

Aizawl

Nagaland

Kohima

Odisha

Bhubaneswar

Punjab

Chandigarh

Rajasthan

Jaipur

Sikkim

Gangtok

Tamil Nadu

Chennai

Telangana

Hyderabad

Tripura

Agartala

Uttarakhand

Dehradun

Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow

West Bengal

Kolkata

What are the States of India and their Capitals?

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  • India has 28 States, namely Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Tripura, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal. The capitals of these states are listed in this post.

  • India, as of 2022 has 28 States and 8 Union Territories. The Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019, converted the state of Jammu & Kashmir into two Union Territories, J&K and Ladakh.

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