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States of India – A brief description

  • Tuesday, January 29, 2013
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  • In this post, a brief knowledge about India’s States is being provided to update your GK with latest records. Here, you can know about the area, languages and capitals of the states:















































































































































































































































    States (Established on)CapitalsArea (km2)Official Languages
    Andhra Pradesh (01-11-56)Hyderabad275,045Telugu, Urdu, English
    Arunachal Prades (20-02-87)Itanagar83,743English
    Asom (15-08-47)Dispur78,550Assamese, Bodo, Karbi
    Bihar (22-03-56)Patna99,200Hindi, Urdu, Maithili, Magadhi
    Chhatishgarh (01-11-2000)Raipur135,194Chhattishgarhi, Hindi
    Goa (30-05-87)Pannji3,702Konkani
    Gujraat (01-05-60)Gandhinagar196,024Gujarati, Hindi, English
    Haryana (01-11-66)Chandigarh44,212Haryanvi, Hindi
    Himachal Pradesh(25-01-71)Shimla55,673Hindi
    Jammu & Kashmir (26-10-47)Srinagar/Jammu222,236Urdu, Kashmiri, Dogri
    Jharkhand (15-11-2000)Ranchi74,677Hindi
    Karnataka (01-11-56)Bangalore191,791Kannada
    Kerala (01-11-56)Thiruvananthapuram38,863Malayalam,English
    Madhya Pradesh (01-11-56)Bhopal308,252Hindi
    Maharashtra (01-05-60)Mumbai307,713Marathi
    Manipur (21-01-72)Imphal22,347Manipuri
    Meghalaya (21-01-72)Shillong22,720Khasi, Pnar, Garo, Hindi, English
    Mizoram (20-02-87)Aizawal21,081Mizo
    Nagaland (01-12-63)Kohima16,579English
    Odisha (01-04-36)Bhubaneshwar155,820Oriya
    Punjab (01-11-66)Chandigarh50,362Punjabi, Hindi
    Rajasthan (30-03-56)Jaipur342,269Hindi
    Sikkim (26-04-75)Gangtok7,096Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Limbu
    Tamilnadu (26-01-50)Chennai130,058Tamil
    Tripura (21-01-72)Agartala10,491.69Tripuri, Bengali
    Uttarakhand (09-11-2000)Dehradun53,566Hindi, Sanskrit
    Uttar Pradesh (01-11-56)Lucknow243,286Hindi, Urdu
    West Bengal (01-11-56)Kolkata88,752Bengali, English
    Union TerritoriesCapitalsArea (km2)Official Languages
    Andaman & Nicobar Islands (01-11-56)Port Blair8,250Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, English
    ChandigarhChandigarh114Hindi, English, Punjabi
    Dadar & Nagar Haveli (11-8-61)Silvassa487Hindi, Gujarati, English
    Delhi (12-12-1911/01-11-56)Delhi1,483Hindi, Punjabi
    Daman and Diu     (30-05-87)Daman112Marathi, Gujarati, English, Hindi
    Lakshadweep         (10-11-56)Kavaratti32Malayalam, English
    Pudducherry          (01-07-63)Pudducherry492French, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam

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