After discontinuing Special Status which was covered to Jammu and Kashmir Article 370 on August 5, 2021 the Union Ministry of Home Affairs has released New map of the Indian States and Union Territories. As Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh formally coming into existence, Now India has 28 States and 8 Union Territories. Here is the List of States, UTs and their Administrative Details.
India has 28 States and 8 Union Territories.
Schools360 Team has gathered Important Information Regarding Indian States and UT’s which will be useful for All Competitive Examinations, Sarkari Naukri Recruitment Interviews etc.,
- About India, a Union of States
- 28 States and Capitals of India 2021 (Updated)
- 8 Union Territories and Capitals 2021 Updated List
- New Map of Indian States and UT 2021
- New Map of Ladakh and its Administrative Boundary
- Jammu & Kashmir UT Map – Administrative Boundary
- Indian States – Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)
About India, a Union of States
India, a union of states, is a Sovereign, Secular, Democratic Republic with a Parliamentary system of Government. The President is the constitutional head of the Executive of the Union. In the states, the Governor, as the representative of the President, is the head of the Executive. The system of government in states closely resembles that of the Union. There are 28 states and 8 Union territories in the country. Union Territories are administered by the President through an Administrator appointed by him/her. From the largest to the smallest, each State/UT of India has a unique demography, history and culture, dress, festivals, language etc.
28 States and Capitals of India 2021 (Updated)
|State||Administrative Capital||Area in Sq.KM||Official Language||Total Districts||Chief Minister||Governor|
|Andhra Pradesh||Amaravati||1,60,200||Telugu||13||YS Jagan Mohan Reddy||Biswabhusan Harichandan|
|Arunachal Pradesh||Itanagar||83743||English||25||Pema Khandu||Brig. B.D Mishra (RETD.)|
|Assam||Dispur||78438||Assamese||33||Himanta Biswa Sarma||Prof. Jagdish Mukhi|
|Bihar||Patna||94163||Hindi||38||Nitish Kumar||Phagu Chauhan|
|Chhattisgarh||Naya Raipur||1,35,192||Chhattisgarhi||27||Bhupesh Baghel||Sushri Anusuiya Uikey|
|Goa||Panaji||3702||Konkani||2||Pramod Sawant||Shri P.S. Sreedharan Pillai|
|Gujarat||Gandhinagar||1,96,244||Gujarati||33||Vijaybhai R. Rupani||Acharya Dev Vrat|
|Haryana||Chandigarh||44212||Haryanvi||22||Manohar Lal||Shri Bandaru Dattatraya|
|Himachal Pradesh||Shimla||55673||Hindi||12||Jairam Thakur||Shri Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar|
|Jharkhand||Ranchi||79716||Hindi||24||Hemant Soren||Shri Ramesh Bais|
|Karnataka||Bangalore||1,91,791||Kannada||30||Basavaraj Bommai||Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot|
|38852||Malayalam||14||Pinarayi Vijayan||Arif Mohammad Khan|
|Madhya Pradesh||Bhopal||3,08,252||Hindi||52||Shivraj Singh Chouhan||Shri Mangubhai Chhaganbhai Patel|
|Maharashtra||Mumbai||3,07,713||Marathi||36||Uddhav Thackeray||Bhagat Singh Koshiyari|
|Manipur||Imphal||22327||Meiteilon (Manipuri)||16||N. Biren Singh||Dr. Najma. A Heptulla|
|Meghalaya||Shillong||22429||English||11||Conrad Kongkal Sangma||Shri Satya Pal Malik|
|Mizoram||Aizawl||21081||Mizo||8||Pu Zoramthanga||Dr. Hari Babu Kambhampati|
|Nagaland||Kohima||16579||English||12||Neiphiu Rio||Prof. Jagdish Mukhi|
|Odisha||Bhubaneswar||1,55,707||Oriya||30||Naveen Patnaik||Ganeshi Lal|
|Punjab||Chandigarh||50362||Punjabi||22||Charanjit Singh Channi||V P Singh Badnore|
|Rajasthan||Jaipur||3,42,239||Hindi||33||Ashok Gehlot||Kalraj Mishra|
|Sikkim||Gangtok||7096||Nepali||4||PS Golay||Ganga Prasad|
|Tamil Nadu||Chennai||1,30,060||Tamil||37||M. K. Stalin||RN Ravi|
|Telangana||Hyderabad||114840||Telugu, Urdu||33||K Chandrasekhar Rao||Tamilisai Soundararajan|
|Tripura||Agartala||10486||Bengali And Kokborok||8||Biplab Kumar Deb||Shri Satyadeo Narain Arya|
|Uttar Pradesh||Lucknow||2,40,928||Hindi||75||Yogi Aditya Nath||Smt. Anandiben Patel|
|Uttarakhand||Dehradun, Gairsain (Summer)||53483||Hindi||13||Tirath Singh Rawat||Baby Rani Maurya|
|West Bengal||Kolkata||88752||Bengali||23||Mamata Banerjee||Jagdeep Dhankar|
8 Union Territories and Capitals 2021 Updated List
|Union Territory||Administrative Capital||Area in Sq.KM||Official Language||Administratve Divisions||Chief Minister||Governor|
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands||Port Blair||8249||English||3||NA||Admiral D.K Joshi|
|Chandigarh||Chandigarh||114||Punjabi||1||NA||V.P. Singh Badnore|
|Dadra Nagar Haveli and||Daman||603||Konkani, Gujarati, Hindi||3||NA||Praful Patel|
|Delhi||New Delhi||1483||Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu||11||Arvind Kejriwal||Anil Baijal|
|Jammu and Kashmir||Srinagar (Summer), Jammu (Winter)||20||NA||Radha Krishna Mathur|
|Puducherry||Puducherry||490||Tamil,English||4||N. Rangaswamy||Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan|
New Map of Indian States and UT 2021
New Map of Ladakh and its Administrative Boundary
Jammu & Kashmir UT Map – Administrative Boundary
Indian States – Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)
How many states are there in India?
Which Union territories was merged in January 2020?
Which state has been bifurcated to make union territory?
Who is the head of Union Territory?