28 States and 8 Union Territories - INDIA 2021 Updated

As of 2021, in India there are 28 states and 8 union territories are there.
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How many states in India?

There are 28 States and 8 Union Territories.

  • States and Union Territories Formation – After Article 370 Revocation, Jammu and Kashmir Converted into two Union Territories.
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  • Ladakh – 2019
  • Daman and Diu and Dadra nagar haveli (Merged) – 2020

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List of States and Capitals of India

S.NoState NameAdministrative capitals
1Andhra PradeshHyderabad (De-facto Capital – Amaravathi)
Legislative Capital – Visakhapatnam
2Arunachal PradeshItanagar
3AssamDispur
4BiharPatna
5ChhattisgarhRaipur
6GoaPanaji
7GujaratGandhinagar
8HaryanaChandigarh
9Himachal PradeshShimla
10JharkhandRanchi
11KarnatakaBengaluru
12KeralaThiruvananthapuram
13Madhya PradeshBhopal
14MaharashtraMumbai
15ManipurImphal
16MeghalayaShillong
17MizoramAizawl
18NagalandKohima
19OdishaBhubaneswar
20PunjabChandigarh
21RajasthanJaipur
22SikkimGangtok
23Tamil NaduChennai
24TelanganaHyderabad
25TripuraAgartala
26Uttar PradeshLucknow
27UttarakhandDehradun
28West BengalKolkata
States and Capitals of India 2021

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List of Union Territories

S.NoUnion Territory Capitals
1Andaman and Nicobar IslandsPort Blair
2ChandigarhChandigarh
3New Delhi Delhi
4LadakhLeh
5Daman and Diu & Dadra and Nagar HaveliDaman
6LakshadweepKavaratti
7PondicherryPondicherry
8Jammu and KashmirSrinagar (Summer) Jammu (Winter)
Union Territories and Capitals of India – 2021

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