All the students who are preparing for the government jobs are well aware about the importance of static GK. So, today, in this article we are going to provide you the details of all the largest and smallest states of India, according to its population and area.
India is a country with 28 states and 8 union territories at present. As we all know, the capital of India is New Delhi. Our Country is 7th Largest country in the world in terms of land area, whereas it is as well 2nd Largest Country in terms of population. India is home to 17.5% population of the world and occupies 2.4% of the world’s area.
Largest and Smallest State Of India:
Largest State Of India:
As we all know, in India presently, there are 28 states and 8 union territories , so amongst the 28 states, in terms of area is Rajasthan with an area of 342,239Km followed by Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra.
Similarly, according to the population, the most populated state is Uttar Pradesh followed by Maharashtra and Bihar.
Largest State In Terms of Area
As mentioned above, Rajasthan is the largest state in terms of area. The list of areas in terms of area is given below:
|S. No.||State Name||Area (km2)|
Largest Union Territory in terms of area:
As India has the 8 union territories, so amongst the 8 Union Territories, the largest UT in terms of area is Ladakh 59146 followed by Jammu and Kashmir and Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The detailed list of union territories in terms of area is given below:
|S. No.||Union Territory Name||Area (km2)|
|2||Jammu and Kashmir||42,241|
|3||Andaman and Nicobar Islands||8,249|
|5||Dadra and Nagar Haveli & Daman and Diu||603|
Largest State In India by Population
Uttar Pradesh is the largest state in India, in terms of its population. The total population of Uttar Pradesh as per the 2011 census is 199,812,341. The detailed lists of states in terms of population is given below:
|S. No.||State Name||Population (As per Census 2011)|
Largest Union Territory in India by Population
As per the 2011 census, Delhi is termed as the largest state in terms of population. The total population of Delhi is 16,787,941. The detailed lists of UT is mentioned below:
|S. No.||UT Name||Population (as per 2011 Census)|
|2, 3||Jammu and Kashmir + Ladakh||12,541,302|
|6||Dadra and Nagar Haveli & Daman and Diu||5,86,956|
|7||Andaman and Nicobar Islands||380,581|