States and union territories of India

India is a large country with 28 states and 8 union territories. These numbers have changed a lot since independence as various new states and UTs have came into existence for administrative purposes. Lets take a look at the current list of all the states and union territories of India.

States and union territories of India

StateArea rankPopulation rankLok Sabha seatsRajya Sabha seats
1Andhra Pradesh7102511
2Arunachal Pradesh142621
3Assam1615147
4Bihar1234016
5Chhattisgarh917115
6Goa282521
7Gujarat592611
8Haryana2018105
9Himachal Pradesh172043
10Jharkhand1514146
11karnataka682812
12Kerala2113209
13Madhya Pradesh252911
14Maharashtra324819
15Manipur232321
16Meghalaya222221
17Mizoram242711
18Nagaland252411
19Odisha8112110
20Punjab1916137
21Rajasthan172510
22Sikkim272811
23Tamil Nadu1063918
24Telangana1112177
25Tripura262121
26Uttar Pradesh418031
27Uttarakhand181953
28West Bengal1344216

Quick question

What is the majority mark in Lok sabha to form the government?


Union territoryArea RankPopulation rankLok Sabha seatsRajya Sabha seats
1Andaman and Nicobar islands 361
2Chandigarh 741
3Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu 552
4Jammu and Kashmir 2254
5Ladakh 171
6Lakshadweep 881
7National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT) 4173
8Puducherry 6311

Note: Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu became a single union territory on 26 January 2020.

DIsclaimer: The stats may change with time.

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Answer to quick question

272 is the majority mark to form the government.


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