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India since independence

List of States and Union Territories

India is a Union of 28 States and 7 Union Territories. Each state has its own government with a Governor as the figurehead, while each Union Territory is administered directly by the President through an administrator appointed by him (See also Political administration of India).

 

STATE

CAPITAL

Andra Pradesh

Hyderabad

Arunachal Pradesh

Itangar

Assam

Dispur

Bihar

Patna

Chhattisgarh

Raipur

Goa

Panaji

Gujarat

Gandhinagar

Haryana

Chandigarh

Himachal Pradesh

Shimla

Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar and Jammu

Jharkhand

Ranchi

Karnataka

Bangalore

Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram

Madya Pradesh

Bhopal

Maharashtra

Mumbai

Manipur

Imphal

Meghalaya

Shillong

Mizoram

Aizawi

Nagaland

Kohima

Orissa

Bhubaneshwar

Punjab

Chandigarh

Rajasthan

Jaipur

Sikkim

Gangtok

Tamil Nadu

Chennai

Tripura

Agartala

Uttaranchal

Dehradun

Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow

West Bengal

Kolkata


Union Territories


Capital

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Port Blair

Chandigarh

Chandigarh

Dadar and Nagar Haveli

Silvassa

Daman and Diu

Daman

Delhi

Delhi

Lakshadeep

Kavaratti

Pondicherry

Pondicherry


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