states and capitals of India with union territories in 2023

Indian States and Capital List : The blog provides the list of states and capitals of India for the year 2023. India is a constitutional republic country governed by the Indian Parliamentary System which consists of 28 States and 8 Union Territories of India

States and Capital List of India- Points to remember:

  1. India is the 7th largest country in the world
  2. India is the 2nd largest populous country in the world
  3. India has total of 28 states
  4. India has total of 8 Union territories
  5. Every India state is ruled by Chief Minister
  6. Every state has its administrative, legislative and judicial offices
  7. Hyderabad is the joint capital of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana till 2024
  8. Shillong was the joint capital of Assam and Meghalaya until 1972
  9. Naya Raipur is planned to replace Raipur as the capital city of Chhattisgarh 
  10. Panaji was the capital of Goa from 1843 when it was ruled by the Portuguese
  11. Mumbai (Bombay) was the capital of Bombay Presidency Mumbai (Bombay) was the capital of Bombay State. Later, Bombay State was split into Gujarat and Maharashtra in 1960
  12. Jammu and Kashmir is removed from the status of the state and has been divided into 2 Union Territories – Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh

The States and Capitals of India in 2023: The below given are the 28 states and capitals of India with the latest updates. The states and capitals of India is one of the most commonly asked questions in the general knowledge category and many candidates are not even aware of all the states and capitals of India.  Each State and its capital of India is provided with their year of establishment and their official language being used in the state

Indian State Name  Capital of Indian State Year of Establishment  Official Language 
Andhra Pradesh Amaravati 2017 Telugu
Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar 1987 English
Assam Dispur 1972 Assamese, Boro
Bihar Patna 1950 Hindi 
Chhattisgarh Raipur 2000 Hindi
Goa Panaji 1987 Konkani
Gujarat Gandhinagar 1970       Gujarati, Hindi
Haryana Chandigarh 1966 Hindi
Himachal Pradesh Shimla 1971 Hindi
Jharkhand Ranchi 2000 Hindi
Karnataka Bengaluru 1956 Kannada
Kerala Thiruvananthapuram 1956 Malayalam
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal 1956 Hindi
Maharashtra Mumbai 1960 Marathi
Manipur Imphal 1972 Meitei

Meghalaya

Shillong

1972

English

Mizoram Aizawl 1987 Mizo, English
Nagaland Kohima 1963 English
Odisha Bhubaneswar 1950 Odia
Punjab Chandigarh 1966 Punjabi
Rajasthan Jaipur 1950 Hindi
Sikkim Gangtok 1975 Nepali, Sikkiemese,  Lepcha, English
Tamil Nadu Chennai 1956 Tamil 
Telangana Hyderabad 2014 Telugu
Tripura

Agartala

1972

Bengali, English, Kokborok
Uttar Pradesh Lucknow 1950

Hindi

Uttarakhand Dehradun (Winter) Gairsain (Summer) 2000 Hindi
West Bengal Kolkata 1950 Bengali,  English
States and Capitals of India

Union Territories of India in 2023: The below given are the 8 Union Territories of India as per the latest update. Jammu and Kashmir is removed from the status of the state and has been divided into 2 Union Territories – Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. The newly formed union territories Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh have been formed under a reorganization act passed by the Parliament on 5-6 August 2020

Union Territories and its Capital of India

Union Territories Name

Capital

Andaman and Nicobar Islands Port Blair
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu Daman
Delhi New Delhi
Jammu and Kashmir Srinagar (Summer)

Jammu (Winter)

Lakshadweep Kavaratti
Puducherry Pondicherry
Ladakh Leh
Union Territories and Capital of India
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