List of Indian States and Capitals-Since independence, India has been divided into states and Union Territories on a linguistic basis. As of the last estimate, India consists of 28 states and 9 union territories.

Telangana is the latest of the 28 states. In 2019, the state of Jammu & Kashmir were divided into two Union Territories – Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. Every state in India is rich in its linguistic, cultural and geographical diversity.

Some states have two capitals because of their extreme weather conditions. They are shifting their capital in winter and summer between the two cities.

Here is the list of Indian states and capitals

S.No State Statehood Capitals
1 Andhra Pradesh

01-Oct-53 Hyderabad (de jure)
Amaravati (de facto)
2 Andhra Pradesh 20-Feb-87 Itanagar
3 Assam 26-Jan-50 Dispur
4 Bihar 26-Jan-50 Patna
5 Chhattisgarh 01-Nov-00 Naya Raipur
6 Goa 30-May-87 Panaji
7 Gujarat 01-May-60 Gandhinagar
8 Haryana 01-Nov-66 Chandigarh
9 Himachal Pradesh 25-Jan-71 Shimla (Summer)
Dharamshala (Winter)
10 Jharkhand 15-Nov-00 Ranchi
11 Karnataka 01-Nov-56 Bangalore
12 Kerala 01-Nov-56 Thiruvananthapuram
13 Madhya Pradesh 01-Nov-56 Bhopal
14 Maharashtra 01-May-60 Mumbai
15 Manipur 21-Jan-72 Imphal
16 Meghalaya 21-Jan-72 Shillong
17 Mizoram 20-Feb-87 Aizawl
18 Nagaland 01-Dec-63 Kohima
19 Odisha 26-Jan-50 Bhubaneswar
20 Punjab 01-Nov-66 Chandigarh
21 Rajasthan 01-Nov-56 Jaipur
22 Sikkim 16-May-75 Gangtok
23 Tamil Nadu 26-Jan-50 Chennai
24 Telangana 02-Jun-14 Hyderabad
25 Tripura 21-Jan-72 Agartala
26 Uttar Pradesh 26-Jan-50 Lucknow
27 Uttarakhand 09-Nov-00 Dehradun
28 West Bengal 26-Jan-50 Kolkata

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List of Nine Union Territories   and  Capitals 

S.NO Union Territory Capitals
1. Andaman & Nicobar Islands Port Blair
2. Chandigarh Chandigarh
3. Dadra & Nagar Haveli Silvasa
4. Daman & Diu Daman
5. Lakshadweep Kavaratti
6. Puducherry Puducherry
7 Delhi (NCT – National Capital Territory) New Delhi
8 Jammu & Kashmir Srinagar (Summer)
Jammu (Winter)
9 Ladakh Kargil

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