Indian States & Union Territory of India with Their Capitals Name

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List of Indian States & Capitals Name

S.No. Name of States Name of Capital
1 Andhra Pradesh Amravathi [*Hyderabad initially]
2 Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar
3 Assam Dispur
4 Bihar Patna
5 Chhattisgarh Raipur
6 Goa Panaji
7 Gujarat Gandhinagar
8 Haryana Chandigarh (shared with Punjab)
9 Himachal Pradesh Shimla
10 Jammu & Kashmir Srinagar (Summer) Jammu (Winter)
11 Jharkhand Ranchi
12 Karnataka Bangalore
13 Kerala Thiruvananthapuram
14 Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
15 Maharashtra Mumbai
16 Manipur Imphal
17 Meghalaya Shillong
18 Mizoram Aizawl
19 Nagaland Kohima
20 Odisha (Orissa) Bhubaneshwar
21 Punjab Chandigarh (shared with Haryana)
22 Rajasthan Jaipur
23 Sikkim Gangtok
24 Tamil Nadu Chennai
25 Telangana (from June 2, 2014) Hyderabad
26 Tripura Agartala
27 Uttar Pradesh Lucknow
28 Uttarakhand Dehradun
29 West Bengal Kolkata

List of Indian Union Territory

Union territory Capital City
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Port Blair
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Dadra and Nagar Haveli Silvassa
Daman and Diu Daman
Lakshadweep Kavaratti
Delhi – National Capital Territory Delhi
Puducherry (Pondicherry) Pondicherry

Indian States Capitals Name Detail Information

State Name: Andhra Pradesh
ISO Code: AP
Date of Formation: 1953 Oct 1 (as Andhra State)
Population: 49,506,799
Area KM2:  160,205
Official Language: Telugu
Administrative Capital: Hyderabad
Largest City: Visakhapatnam
Population Density KM2: 308
Literacy Rate: 67.41%
% of total population that is urban: 29.6

State Name: Arunachal Pradesh
ISO Code: AR
Date of Formation: 20-Feb-1987
Population: 1,382,611
Area KM2:  83,743
Official Language: English
Administrative Capital: Itanagar
Largest City:
Population Density KM2: 17
Literacy Rate: 66.95
% of total population that is urban: 20.8

State Name:Assam
ISO Code: AS
Date of Formation: 1912 Apr 1 (as Assam Province)
Population: 31,169,272
Area KM2: 78,550
Official Language: Assamese, Bengali, Bodo
Administrative Capital: Dispur
Largest City: Guwahati
Population Density KM2: 397
Literacy Rate: 73.18
% of total population that is urban: 12.9

State Name: Bihar
ISO Code: BR
Date of Formation: 01-Apr-1936
Population: 103,804,637
Area KM2: 99,200
Official Language: Hindi, Urdu
Administrative Capital:Patna
Largest City:
Population Density KM2: 1,102
Literacy Rate: 63.82
% of total population that is urban: 10.5

State Name:Chhattisgarh
ISO Code:CT
Date of Formation: 1-Nov-2000
Population: 25,540,196
Area KM2: 1,35,194
Official Language: Hindi
Administrative Capital: Naya Raipur
Largest City: Raipur
Population Density KM2: 189
Literacy Rate: 71.04
% of total population that is urban: 20.1

State Name:Goa
ISO Code: GA
Date of Formation: 30-May-1987
Population: 1,457,723
Area KM2: 3,702
Official Language: Konkani
Administrative Capital: Panaji
Largest City: Vasco
Population Density KM2: 394
Literacy Rate: 87.40
% of total population that is urban: 62.2

State Name: Gujarat
ISO Code: GJ
Date of Formation: 01-May-1960
Population: 60,383,628
Area KM2: 196,024
Official Language: Gujrati
Administrative Capital: Gandhinagar
Largest City: Ahmedabad
Population Density KM2: 308
Literacy Rate: 79.31
% of total population that is urban: 37.4

State Name:Haryana
ISO Code: HR
Date of Formation: 01-Nov-1966
Population: 25,353,081
Area KM2: 44,212
Official Language: Hindi, Punjabi
Administrative Capital:Chandigarh
Largest City: Faridabad
Population Density KM2: 573
Literacy Rate: 76.64
% of total population that is urban: 28.9

State Name:Himachal Pradesh
ISO Code: HP
Date of Formation: 25-Jan-1971
Population: 6,856,509
Area KM2: 55,673
Official Language: Hindi
Administrative Capital: Shimla
Largest City:
Population Density KM2: 123
Literacy Rate: 83.78
% of total population that is urban: 9.8

State Name: Jammu and Kashmir
ISO Code: JK
Date of Formation: 26-Oct-1947
Population: 12,548,926
Area KM2: 222,236
Official Language: Urdu
Administrative Capital: Srinagar (summer), Jammu (winter)
Largest City:
Population Density KM2: 124
Literacy Rate: 68.74
% of total population that is urban:24.8

State Name:Jharkhand
ISO Code: JH
Date of Formation: 15-Nov-2000
Population: 32,966,238
Area KM2: 74,677
Official Language: Hindi
Administrative Capital: Ranchi
Largest City: Jamshedpur
Population Density KM2: 414
Literacy Rate: 67.63
% of total population that is urban:22.2

State Name: Karnataka
ISO Code: KA
Date of Formation: 01-Nov-1956
Population: 61,130,704
Area KM2: 191,791
Official Language: Kannada
Administrative Capital: Bengaluru
Largest City:
Population Density KM2:319
Literacy Rate: 75.60
% of total population that is urban: 34.0

State Name:Kerala
ISO Code: KL
Date of Formation: 01-Nov-1956
Population: 33,387,677
Area KM2: 38,863
Official Language: Malayalam
Administrative Capital: Thiruvananthapuram
Largest City:
Population Density KM2: 859
Literacy Rate: 93.91
% of total population that is urban: 26.0

State Name:Madhya Pradesh
ISO Code: MP
Date of Formation: 15-Aug-1947
Population: 72,597,565
Area KM2: 308,252
Official Language: Hindi
Administrative Capital: Bhopal
Largest City: Indore
Population Density KM2: 236
Literacy Rate: 70.63
% of total population that is urban: 26.5

State Name:Maharashtra
ISO Code: MH
Date of Formation: 01-May-1960
Population:112,372,972
Area KM2: 307,713
Official Language: Marathi
Administrative Capital: Mumbai
Largest City:
Population Density KM2: 365
Literacy Rate: 82.91
% of total population that is urban: 42.4

State Name:Manipur
ISO Code: MN
Date of Formation: 21-Jan-1972
Population: 2,721,756
Area KM2: 22,347
Official Language: Manipuri
Administrative Capital: Imphal
Largest City:
Population Density KM2: 122
Literacy Rate: 79.85
% of total population that is urban: 25.1

State Name:Meghalaya
ISO Code: ML
Date of Formation: 21-Jan-1972
Population: 2,964,007
Area KM2: 22,720
Official Language: English, Garo, Hindi, Khasi, Pnar
Administrative Capital: Shillong
Largest City:
Population Density KM2:132
Literacy Rate:75.48
% of total population that is urban: 19.6

State Name: Mizoram
ISO Code: MZ
Date of Formation: 20-Feb-1987
Population: 1,091,014
Area KM2: 21,081
Official Language: Mizo, English
Administrative Capital: Aizawl
Largest City:
Population Density KM2: 52
Literacy Rate: 91.58
% of total population that is urban: 49.6

State Name:Nagaland
ISO Code: NL
Date of Formation: 01-Dec-1963
Population: 1,980,602
Area KM2: 16, 579
Official Language: English
Administrative Capital: Kohima
Largest City: Dimapur
Population Density KM2: 119
Literacy Rate: 80.11
% of total population that is urban: 17.2

State Name: Odisha
ISO Code: OR
Date of Formation: 01-Apr-1936
Population: 41,947,358
Area KM2: 155,820
Official Language: Odia
Administrative Capital: Bhubaneswar
Largest City:
Population Density KM2:269
Literacy Rate: 73.45
% of total population that is urban: 15.0

State Name: Punjab
ISO Code: PB
Date of Formation: 15-Aug-1947
Population: 27,704,236
Area KM2: 50, 362
Official Language: Punjabi
Administrative Capital:Chandigarh (shared, Union Territory)
Largest City: Ludhiana
Population Density KM2: 550
Literacy Rate: 76.68
% of total population that is urban: 33.9

State Name: Rajasthan
ISO Code: RJ
Date of Formation: 26-Jan-1950
Population: 68,621,012
Area KM2: 342,269
Official Language: Hindi
Administrative Capital: Jaipur
Largest City:
Population Density KM2: 201
Literacy Rate: 67.06
% of total population that is urban: 23.4

State Name: Sikkim
ISO Code: SK
Date of Formation: 16-May-1975
Population: 607,688
Area KM2: 7,096
Official Language:Bhutia, Gurung, Lepcha, Limbu, Manggar, Nepali, Newari, Sherpa, Sunwar, Tamang
Administrative Capital: Gangtok
Largest City:
Population Density KM2: 86
Literacy Rate: 82.20
% of total population that is urban: 11.1

State Name: Tamil Nadu
ISO Code: TN
Date of Formation: 26-Jan-1950
Population: 72,138,958
Area KM2: 1,30,058
Official Language: Tamil
Administrative Capital: Chennai
Largest City:
Population Density KM2: 480
Literacy Rate: 80.33
% of total population that is urban: 44.0

State Name: Telangana
ISO Code: TG
Date of Formation: 02-Jun-2014
Population: 35,193,978
Area KM2: 114,840
Official Language: Telugu, Urdu
Administrative Capital: Hyderabad
Largest City:
Population Density KM2: 307
Literacy Rate: 66.50%
% of total population that is urban:

State Name: Tripura
ISO Code: TR
Date of Formation: 21-Jan-1972
Population: 3,671,032
Area KM2: 10,492
Official Language: Bengali, Tripuri
Administrative Capital: Agartala
Largest City:
Population Density KM2: 350
Literacy Rate: 87.75
% of total population that is urban: 17.1

State Name:Uttar Pradesh
ISO Code: UP
Date of Formation: 22-Mar-1902 (as United Provinces of Agra and Oudh)
Population: 199,581,477
Area KM2: 243.286
Official Language: Hindi, Urdu
Administrative Capital: Lucknow
Largest City: Kanpur
Population Density KM2: 828
Literacy Rate: 69.72
% of total population that is urban: 20.8

State Name: Uttarakhand
ISO Code: UT
Date of Formation: 09-Nov-200 (as Uttaranchal)
Population: 10,116,752
Area KM2: 53, 483
Official Language: Hindi, Sanskrit
Administrative Capital: Dehradun
Largest City:
Population Density KM2: 189
Literacy Rate: 79.63
% of total population that is urban: 25.7

State Name: West Bengal
ISO Code: WB
Date of Formation: 15-Aug-1947
Population: 91,347,736
Area KM2: 88,752
Official Language: Bengali and Nepali
Administrative Capital: Kolkata
Largest City:
Population Density KM2:1,029
Literacy Rate: 77.02
% of total population that is urban: 28.0

Union Territory of India with Detail Info

Name: Andaman and Nicobar Islands
ISO Code: AN
Population: 379,944
Official Language: English, Hindi
Capital: Port Blair
Population Density per KM2: 46
Literacy Rate: 86.27
% of total population that is urban: 32.6

Name: Chandigarh
ISO Code: CH
Population: 1,054,686
Official Language: English, Hindi, Punjabi
Capital: Chandigarh
Population Density per KM2: 9,252
Literacy Rate: 86.43
% of total population that is urban: 89.8

Name: Dadra and Nagar Haveli
ISO Code: DN
Population: 342,853
Official Language: English, Gujarati, Hindi, Marathi
Capital: Silvassa
Population Density per KM2: 698
Literacy Rate: 77.65
% of total population that is urban:22.9

Name: Daman and Diu
ISO Code: DD
Population: 242,911
Official Language: English, Gujarati, Hindi, Marathi
Capital: Daman
Population Density per KM2: 2,169
Literacy Rate: 87.07
% of total population that is urban: 36.2

Name: Lakshadweep
ISO Code: LD
Population: 64,429
Official Language: English, Malayalam
Capital: Kavaratti
Population Density per KM2: 2,013
Literacy Rate: 92.28
% of total population that is urban: 44.5

Name: National Capital Territory of Delhi
ISO Code: DL
Population: 11,007,835
Official Language: English, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu
Capital: New Delhi
Population Density per KM2: 11,297
Literacy Rate: 86.34
% of total population that is urban: 93.2

Name: Puducherry
ISO Code: PY
Population: 1,244,464
Official Language: English, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu
Capital: Pondicherry
Population Density per KM2: 2,598
Literacy Rate: 86.55
% of total population that is urban: 66.6

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