List of Indian states 2021: know the states of India (28 states and 8 union territories) and their capital

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A union of states, India is a sovereign, secular, democratic republic with a parliamentary system of government. The system of government in the states exactly matches the system of the center. There are 28 states and 8 union territories in the country. Union territories are administered through an administrator appointed by the President.

India is a country full of diversities, as well as the 7th largest country in the world. It is the second most populous country in the world (after China). There are total 28 states and 8 union territories in India.

Today, through this article, we will discuss the states of India and their capitals. Let’s know about the capital of the states of India.

List of Indian states and their capitals (List of Indian states and their capitals 2021)

serial number

state name

Capital

Foundation Day

1

Andra Pradesh

Hyderabad (proposed capital Amravati)

1 November 1956

2

Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar

20 February 1987

3

Assam

Dispur

26 January 1950

4

Bihar

Patna

26 January 1950

5

Chhattisgarh

Raipur

1 November 2000

6

Goa

Register

30 May 1987

7

Gujarat

Gandhinagar

1 May 1960

8

Haryana

Chandigarh

1 November 1966

9

Himachal Pradesh

Shimla

25 January 1971

10

Jharkhand

Ranchi

15 November 2000

11

Karnataka

Bengaluru (formerly Bangalore)

1 November 1956

12

Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram

1 November 1956

13

Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal

1 November 1956

14

Maharashtra

Mumbai

1 May 1960

15

Manipur

Imphal

21 January 1972

16

Meghalaya

Shillong

21 January 1972

17

Mizoram

Aizawl

20 February 1987

18

Nagaland

Kohima

1 December 1963

19

Odisha

Bhubaneswar

26 January 1950

20

Punjab

Chandigarh

1 November 1956

21

Rajasthan

Jaipur

1 November 1956

22

Sikkim

Gangtok

16 May 1975

23

Tamil nadu

Chennai

26 January 1950

24

Telangana

Hyderabad

2 June 2014

25

Tripura

Agartala

21 January 1972

26

Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow

26 January 1950

27

Uttarakhand

Dehradun (Winter)
Garsain (Summer)

9 November 2000

28

West Bengal

Kolkata

1 November 1956

Union Territory 2021

List of Union Territories and their capitals: Union Territories, capital And foundation day

Union Territory

Capital

Foundation Day

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Port Blair

1 November 1956

Chandigarh

Chandigarh

1 November 1966

Dadra and Nagar Haveli,

Daman

26 January 2020

Delhi

new Delhi

9 May 1905

Lakshadweep

Kavaratti

1 November 1956

Puducherry

Pondicherry

1 November 1954

Jammu Kashmir

Srinagar (Summer)
Jammu (Winter)

31 October 2019

Ladakh

Leh

31 October 2019

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