How Many States Are There In India? As On 7th July 2018

How many states are there in India?
Written by Altaf Shaikh

How Many States Are There In India?

Now there are 29 states and 7 Union Territories in India. Recently a new state was formed on 2nd June 2014. Before there were 28 states in India, the name of the new state is ‘Telangana’ it was once the part of Andhra Pradesh. Now the capital of Andhra Pradesh is Amravati and Hyderabad become the capital of Telangana. Before Hyderabad was the capital of Andhra Pradesh.

How many states are there in India?

How many states are there in India?

Here is the list of 29 states:-

1 Andhra Pradesh(Hyderabad)

2 Arunachal Pradesh(Itanagar)

3 Assam(Dispur)

4 Bihar(Patna)

5 Chhattisgarh(Raipur)

6 Goa(Panaji)

7 Gujarat(Gandhinagar)

8 Haryana(Chandigarh)

9 Himachal Pradesh(Shimla)

10 Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar (summer), Jammu (winter)

11 Jharkhand(Ranchi)

12 Karnataka(Bengaluru)

13 Kerala(Thiruvananthapuram)

14 Madhya Pradesh(Bhopal)

15 Maharashtra(Mumbai)

16 Manipur(Imphal)

17 Meghalaya(Shillong)

18 Mizoram (Aizawl)

19 Nagaland(Kohima)

20 Odisha(Bhubaneswar)

21 Punjab(Chandigarh)

22 Rajasthan(Jaipur)

23 Sikkim(Gangtok)

24 Tamil Nadu(Chennai)

25 Telangana(Hyderabad)

26 Tripura(Agartala)

27 Uttar Pradesh(Lucknow)

28 Uttarakhand(Dehradun)

29 West Bengal( Kolkata)

Here is the list of 7 Union Territories

  1. Andaman and Nicobar Islands(Port Blair)
  2. Chandigarh
  3. Dadra and Nagar Haveli(Silvassa)
  4. Daman and Diu
  5. Delhi
  6. Lakshadweep(Andrott)
  7. Puducherry(Pondicherry)

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Altaf Shaikh

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