India is the largest democracy in the world. India is the seventh-largest country in the world. It is also the second-most populous country in the world. There are 28 states and 8 union territories in India. Each state has its own capital and High Court.
States and Capitals of India – Check the total states in India and capitals with founded year. Know everything about 28 States and Capitals of India.
States and Capitals of India
|1||Andhra Pradesh||Hyderabad (Proposed Capital Amaravati)|
|10||Jammu and Kashmir||Srinagar (summer), Jammu (winter)|
What is union territories?
Union Territories of India cannot be called a State because they do not have their own government, they are governed by the Central Government. only Puducherry, Delhi, and Jammu and Kashmir possess elected legislature and government.
Andaman and Nicobar island was the first union territory of India.
India Map With States
Political Map of India, the Indian States, and Union Territories and their capitals
Union Territories and Capitals of India
Currently, India has 8 union territories and 28 states. The erstwhile states of Jammu and Kashmir are divided into two Union Territories (UTs) of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. The newly formed Union Territories are formed under the Reorganization Act passed by Parliament on 5-6 August 2020. Currently, there are 8 union territories in India.
|1||Andaman and Nicobar Islands||Port Blair|
|3||Dadar and Nagar Haveli||Silvassa|
|4||Daman and Diu||Daman|
There are a total of 28 States in India
There are 28 states and 8 Union territories in the country.
New Delhi serves as the capital of India and the seat of all three branches of the Government of India.
Union Territories are ruled directly by the Central Government has a Lieutenant Governor as an administrator