List of 29 States of India with their Capital and Official Language

List of 29 states of India with their capital, formation date, official languages and list of 8 union territories of India with their capital, after bifurcation of Jammu & Kashmir into two new union territories Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh on 30 October 2019, there are 28 states and 8 union territories in the country, download states and capitals of India Pdf 2022, Indian states and union territories Map Pdf

List of 29 States of India: Before independence there were 17 provinces and 565 princely states in India, and after the independence, 562 princely states agreed to join the Indian confederation except 3 states namely Hyderabad, Mysore and Kashmir. After the enormous task of reunification of princely states, there were 14 states and 6 union territories in1956. After the formation of Telangana state on 2 June 2014, the number of states in India changed to 29 states and 7 union territories.

Currently in India after bifurcation of Jammu & Kashmir into two new union territories Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh on 30 October 2019, there are 28 states and 8 union territories in the country. Under Article 1 of Indian Constitution, India that is Bharat, shall be a union of states that is a sovereign, socialist, secular, democratic, republic with a parliamentary system of government. The President is the constitutional head of union and Prime Minister is executive head of the government. The Governor (as the representative of the President of India) is the executive head of a state. List of 29 states of India is given below.

List of 29 States of India with their Capital and Language

The list of 29 states of India with their formation date, capital and official languages is given below.

S.NoState NameFormationCapitalOfficial Language
1Andhra Pradesh1 November 1956AmaravatiOfficial-Telugu
Additional Official -Urdu
2Arunachal Pradesh20 February 1987ItanagarEnglish
3Assam26 January 1950DispurAssamese and Bodo
4Bihar26 January 1950PatnaOfficial- Hindi
Additional Official -Urdu
5Chhattisgarh1 November 2000RaipurOfficial - Hindi
Regional - Chhattisgarhi
6Goa30 May 1987PanajiKonkani
7Gujarat1 May 1960GandhinagarOfficial - Gujarati
Additional Official- Hindi
8Haryana1 November 1966ChandigarhOfficial- Hindi
Additional Official- English and Punjabi
9Himachal Pradesh1 November 1956ShimlaOfficial- Hindi
Additional Official- Sanskrit
10Jharkhand15 November 2000RanchiHindi
11Karnataka1 November 1956BengaluruKannada
12Kerala1 November 1956ThiruvananthapuramOfficial- Malayalam
Additional Official- English
13Madhya Pradesh1 November 1956BhopalHindi
14Maharashtra1 May 1960Mumbai
Nagpur (in Winter)
Marathi
15Manipur15 October 1949ImphalMeitei (Manipuri)
16Meghalaya21 January 1972ShillongEnglish
17Mizoram20 February 1987AizawlMizo and English
18Nagaland1 December 1963KohimaEnglish
19Odisha1 April 1936BhubaneswarOdia
20Punjab1 November 1966ChandigarhPunjabi
21Rajasthan30 March 1949JaipurOfficial - Hindi
Additional Language -English
22Sikkim16 May 1975GangtokEnglish, Nepali, Sikkimese, Lepcha
23Tamil Nadu26 January 1950ChennaiOfficial - Tamil
Additional Official - English
24Telangana2 June 2014HyderabadOfficial - Telugu
Additional Official-Urdu
25Tripura21 January 1972AgartalaBengali, English Kokborok
26Uttar Pradesh24 January 1950LucknowOfficial - Hindi
Additional Official - Urdu
27Uttarakhand9 November 2000Dehradun (in Winter)
Gairsain (in Summer)
Hindi
28West Bengal26 January 1950KolkataBengali
List of 29 States of India

List of 8 Union Territories of India

The former territories of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu were merged to form a new union territory Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu in July 2019. The former state of Jammu and Kashmir is re-constituted into two union territories, Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, with effect from 31 October 2019.

S.NoUnion TerritoriesFormationCapitalOfficial Language
1Andaman and Nicobar Island1 November 1956Port BlairHindi and English
2Chandigarh1 November 1966ChandigarhEnglish
3Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu26 January 2020DamanHindi, Gujarati, Marathi and English
4NCT of DelhiUnion Territory -1956
National Capital Territory- 1 February 1992
New DelhiHindi and English
5Ladakh31 October 2019Leh, KargilHindi and English
6Lakshadweep1 November 1956KavarattiMalayalam, Hindi, English
7Jammu and Kashmir31 October 2019Srinagar in Summer (May - Oct)
Jammu in Winter (Nov-April)
Hindi, Kashmiri, Dogri, Urdu, English
8Puducherry1 July 1963PondicherryTamil, English, French
Additional official- Malayalam, Telugu
List of 29 States of India and 8 Union Territories

States and Capitals of India 2022 Pdf

There are 28 states and 8 union territories in India. States and Capitals of India 2022 Pdf or List of 29 States of India Pdf download link is given below.

India Map with States and Cities PDF

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How many states are there in India 2022 ? List all states in India with names and capital ?

There are total 28 states in India 2022. Previously there were 29 Indian states before the conversion of Jammu and Kashmir state to Union territory. Currently in India after bifurcation of Jammu & Kashmir into two new union territories Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh on 30 October 2019. Now there are 28 states and 8 union territories in the India. Check this link for List of 28 States of India with their Formation Date, Capital and Official Language

How many Union Territories are there in India 2022? List all Union Territories with their capital and formation date?

In India, there are total 8 union territories. There are two changes to the list of union territories of India, first is the formation of two new union territories Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh by bifurcation or re-constitution of Jammu and Kashmir state in October 2019, and another one is the merger of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu to form a new single union territory Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu in July 2019. Check by clicking this link, List of 8 Union Territories of India.

Which is the largest Union Territory of India 2022?

Ladakh is the largest union territory of India having a total area of 59,146 km2 while Jammu and Kashmir is second largest with 42,241 km2 area.

Which is largest state of India?

Rajasthan is the largest state in India with a total area of 342,239 km2 and 7th in term of population with 68,548,437 population (population density 200/km2).

Which is the smallest Union Territory of India 2022?

Lakshadweep is the smallest union territory of India having only 32.62 km2 area and also least populated union territory with only 64,473 population (2,000/km2 population density).

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