How many states in India 2020? Students if you are preparing for competitive exam you should know about how many states in India, This is one of the general topics which we need to be aware of. This topic is a static general knowledge topic. India is the seventh largest country, There are 28 states and 8 union territories in India. India is a union of states, democratic, a republic with a parliamentary system of government. In the states, the Governor, as the representative of the President, is the head of Executive. Union Territories are regulated by the President through an administrator appointed by him/her. Until 6 August 2019, there were officially 28 states in India. But that number now has decreased by one to make 28 states after Jammu & Kashmir was permitted the status of a Union Territory with its legislature. In this space we are Discussing the Total 28 States & 8 UTs of India.
Total 28 States in India 2020: Check States and Capital of India
Let us have a look at How many states in India 2020. we have discussed The states and the capitals of the state on the below table. The 28 Indian States and their capitals are the following:-
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|1||Andhra Pradesh||Amaravati||YS Jagan Mohan Reddy||Biswa Bhusan Harichandan|
|2||Arunachal Pradesh||Itanagar||Pema Khandu||B. D. Mishra|
|3||Assam||Dispur||Sarbananda Sonowal||Jagdish Mukhi|
|4||Bihar||Patna||Nitish Kumar||Phagu Chauhan|
|5||Chhattisgarh||Raipur||Bhupesh Baghel||Sushri Anusuiya Uikey|
|6||Goa||Panaji||Pramod Sawant||Satya Pal Malik|
|7||Gujarat||Gandhinagar||Vijaybhai R. Rupani||Acharya Dev Vrat|
|8||Haryana||Chandigarh||Manohar Lal||Satyadev Narayan Arya|
|9||Himachal Pradesh||Shimla||Jairam Thakur||Bandaru Dattatraya|
|10||Jharkhand||Ranchi||Hemant Soren||Droupadi Murmu|
|11||Karnataka||Bengaluru||B. S. Yediyurappa||Vajubhai Vala|
|12||Kerala||Thiruvananthapuram||Pinarayi Vijayan||Arif Mohammed Khan|
|13||Madhya Pradesh||Bhopal||Shivraj Singh Chouhan||Anandiben Patel|
|14.||Maharashtra||Mumbai||Uddhav Thackeray||Bhagat Singh Koshyari|
|15||Manipur||Imphal||N. Biren Singh||Najma Heptulla|
|16||Meghalaya||Shillong||Conrad Sangma||Tathagata Roy|
|17||Mizoram||Aizawl||Zoramthanga||P.S. Sreedharan Pillai|
|18||Nagaland||Kohima||Neiphiu Rio||R. N. Ravi|
|19||Odisha||Bhubaneswar||Naveen Patnaik||Ganeshi Lal|
|20||Punjab||Chandigarh||Capt. Amarinder Singh||V.P. Singh Badnore|
|21||Rajasthan||Jaipur||Ashok Gehlot||Kalraj Mishra|
|22||Sikkim||Gangtok||Prem Singh Tamang||Ganga Prasad|
|23||Tamil Nadu||Chennai||Edappadi K. Palaniswami||Banwarilal Purohit|
|24||Telangana||Hyderabad||K Chandrasekhar Rao||Tamilisai Soundararajan|
|25||Tripura||Agartala||Biplab Kumar Deb||Ramesh Bais|
|26||Uttar Pradesh||Lucknow||Yogi Aditya Nath||Anandiben Patel|
|27||Uttarakhand||Dehradun||Trivendra Singh Rawat||Baby Rani Maurya|
|28||West Bengal||Kolkata||Mamata Banerjee||Jagdeep Dhankhar|
How many Union Territories in India 2020
At Present, There are a total 8 Union Terrotories in India, Recently Jammu and Kashmir has been divided into two Union Territories (UT) of J&K and Ladakh. Let’s have a look on the list of Union Territories in India and their capitals.
|S.NO||Union Territories||Capital||CM||Lt. Governor|
|1||Andaman and Nicobar Island||Port Blair||NA||D K Joshi|
|2||Chandigarh||Chandigarh||NA||V. P. Singh Badnore|
|3||Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu||Silvassa||NA||Praful Patel|
|4||Delhi||Delhi||Arvind Kejriwal||Anil Baijal|
|5||Ladakh||NA||NA||Radha Krishna Mathur|
|7||Jammu and Kashmir||NA||NA||Manoj Sinha|
|8||Puducherry||Pondicherry||V. Narayanasamy||Kiran Bedi|
India Map of States
You can check the map of India which provides the total number of states and union territories in India and their capitals as of July 2020.
Largest State in India- Check Largest States by Area
Rajasthan is the largest state in India by Area, It covers 342,239 km2 of land area. The total population of Rajasthan is 68548437. The second-largest state in India is Madhya Pradesh with a 308,245 Km2 area. We are providing you the list of states in terms of area in the following table:-
|S. No.||State Name||Area (km2)|
Largest UT in India by Area
Let’s take a look at the union Territory, Jammu and Kashmir is the largest union territory in terms of area which covers 125,535 km2 of land area. The list of union territories in terms of area is given in the follwing table:-
|S. No.||Union Territory Name||Area (km2)|
|1||Jammu and Kashmir||125,535|
|3||Andaman and Nicobar Islands||8,249|
|5||Dadra and Nagar Haveli & Daman and Diu||603|
|SBI PO 2020||IBPS PO 2020||SBI Clerk 2020||IBPS Clerk 2020|
|RBI Grade B 2020||RBI Assistant 2020||LIC AAO & AE||SEBI Grade A 2020|
How many states in India 2020- FAQs
Q. How many states in India 2020?
Ans:- There are a total of 28 States in India.
Q. Which Union territories was amalgamate in January 2020?
Ans:- Daman and Diu is amalgamated with Dadar and Nagar Haveli.
Q. Which state has been divided to make union territory?
Ans:- Jammu and Kashmir is divided into Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh Union Territories.
Q. Which is the Largest State in India?
Ans:- Rajasthan is the largest state in India by Area.