What are the Union Territories of India and their capitals?

By Shubhra Anand Jain|Updated : November 1st, 2022

There are 8 Union Territories in India. They are Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Chandigarh, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu, Delhi, Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Lakshadweep, and Pondicherry. The capital of the Indian Union Territories is also their administrative and executive districts. In the Republic of India, a union territory is a type of administrative division.

Union Territories of India and their capitals

India had 29 states and 7 union territories as of 2019. Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh were added as two new union territories following the 2019 Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act. India now has a total of eight union territories. Learn more about the capital of the union territories by reading on:

S. No.

Union Territory

Capital

1

Andaman & Nicobar

Port Blair

2

Chandigarh

Chandigarh

3

Dadra and Nagar Haveli & Daman and Diu

Daman 

4

Delhi

New Delhi

5

Jammu & Kashmir

Srinagar (summer capital)

Jammu (winter capital)

6

Ladakh

Leh (summer capital)

Kargil (winter capital)

7

Lakshadweep

Kavaratti

8

Puducherry

Pondicherry

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  • Indian union territories and their capitals are Andaman & Nicobar - Port Blair, Chandigarh - Chandigarh, Dadra and Nagar Haveli & Daman and Diu - Daman, Delhi - New Delhi, Jammu & Kashmir - Srinagar (summer capital), Jammu (winter capital), Ladakh - Leh (summer capital), Kargil (winter capital), Lakshadweep - Kavaratti, and Puducherry - Pondicherry.

  • There are a total of 8 union territories in India. After the 2019 Jammu & Kashmir Reorganisation Act, the state of Jammu and Kashmir was bifurcated into two new union territories - Jammu & Kashmir, and Ladakh. 

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