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List of States, Union Territories and their capitals in India



India, a union of states, is a Sovereign, Secular, Democratic Republic with a Parliamentary system of Government.

  • The President is the constitutional head of Executive of the Union. In the states, the Governor, as the representative of the President, is the head of Executive.
  • There are 29 states and 7 Union territories in the country. Union Territories are administered by the President through an Administrator appointed by him/her.

Indian States and capitals:

#StatesCapitals
1Andhra Pradesh –Hyderabad
2Arunachal Pradesh –Itanagar
3Assam –Dispur
4Bihar –Patna
5Chhattisgarh –Raipur
6Goa –Panaji
7Gujarat –Gandhinagar
8Haryana –Chandigarh
9Himachal Pradesh –Shimla
10Jammu & Kashmir –Srinagar-Summer Capital, Jammu-Winter Capital
11Jharkhand –Ranchi
12Karnataka –Bangalore
13Kerala –Thiruvananthapuram
14Madhya Pradesh –Bhopal
15Maharashtra –Mumbai
16Manipur –Imphal
17Meghalaya –Shillong
18Mizoram –Aizawl
19Nagaland –Kohima
20Odisha –Bhubaneshwar
21Punjab –Chandigarh
22Rajasthan –Jaipur
23Sikkim –Gangtok
24Tamil Nadu –Chennai
25Telangana –Hyderabad
26Tripura –Agartala
27Uttarakhand –Dehradun
28Uttar Pradesh –Lucknow
29West Bengal –Kolkata

Union Territories of India and their capitals

#Union TerritoriesCapital
1Andaman and Nicobar IslandsPort Blair
2ChandigarhChandigarh
3Dadra and Nagar HaveliSilvassa
4Daman & DiuDaman
5The Government of NCT of DelhiDelhi
6LakshadweepKavaratti
7PuducherryPuducherry