States and Capitals of India-General Knowledge Questions and Answers

States and Capitals of India-General Knowledge Questions and Answers

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There are 29 states and seven unionterritories in the country. Each state and union territory has anadministrative, legislative and judicial capital.An administrativecapital is one where all the offices of the executive government aresituated. A legislative capital is the one where the state assemblyconvenes. A judicial capital is the one where the territorial highcourts are located.All the states and two union territories,Puducherry and the National Capital Territory of Delhi, have anelected form of government and legislatures. They are headed by aChief Minister who is elected for a term of five years. Other unionterritories are directly ruled by the Central government.


States and Capitals of India

S.no

State

Capital

1

Andhra Pradesh

Hyderabad (Proposed Capital Amaravati)

2

Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar

3

Assam

Dispur

4

Bihar

Patna

5

Chhattisgarh

Raipur

6

Goa

Panaji

7

Gujarat

Gandhinagar

8

Haryana

Chandigarh

9

Himachal Pradesh

Shimla

10

Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar (summer), Jammu (winter)

11

Jharkhand

Ranchi

12

Karnataka

Bengaluru

13

Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram

14

Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal

15

Maharashtra

Mumbai

16

Manipur

Imphal

17

Meghalaya

Shillong

18

Mizoram

Aizawl

19

Nagaland

Kohima

20

Odisha

Bhubaneswar

21

Punjab

Chandigarh

22

Rajasthan

Jaipur

23

Sikkim

Gangtok

24

Tamil Nadu

Chennai

25

Telangana

Hyderabad

26

Tripura

Agartala

27

Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow

28

Uttarakhand

Dehradun

29

West Bengal

Kolkata


Union Territories and Capitalsof India



S.no

Union Territories

Capital

1

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Port Blair

2

Chandigarh

Chandigarh

3

Dadar and Nagar Haveli

Silvassa

4

Daman and Diu

Daman

5

Delhi

Delhi

6

Lakshadweep

Kavaratti

7

Puducherry

Pondicherry




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