States of India and Union Territories with their Capital and Year of Establishment

India is the seventh largest country in the world and also the second most populous country in the world. Our country is in southern Asia. It is officially known as the Republic of India. It is governed by the parliamentary form of government. If it becomes very difficult to manage a large country from one place, then the Indian Constitution empowers the central government to create states. This article is about the list of states and capitals of India along with the established year. 

Sometimes it becomes difficult for many students to remember the name of the states, especially the union territory and the capital of the country. 

States, Union Territories and their capitals. 

S. No. State Name Capital Foundation Day 
Andra Pradesh Hyderabad (proposed capital Amravati) 1 November 1956 
Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar 20 February 1987 
Assam Dispur 26 January 1950 
Odisa Bhubaneswar 26 January 1950 
Uttar Pradesh Lucknow 26 January 1950 
Uttarakhand Dehradun (Winter) Garrasain (Summer) 9 November 2000 
Karnatak Bengaluru (formerly Bangalore) 1 November 1956 
Keral Thiruvananthapuram 1 November 1956 
Goa Panaji 30 May 1987 
10 Gujrat Gandhinagar 1 May 1960 
11 Chhatisgarh Raipur 1 November 2000 
12 Jharkhand Ranchi 15 November 2000 
13 Tamil Nadu Chennai 26 January 1950 
14 Telangana Hyderabad 2 June 2014 
15 Nagaland Kohima 1 December 1963 
16 West Bengal Kolkata 1 November 1956 
17 Punjab Chandigarh 1 November 1956 
18 Bihar Patna 26 January 1950 
19 Madhya Pradesh Bhopal 1 November 1956 
20 Maharashtra Mumbai 1 May 1960 
21 Manipur Imphal 21 January 1972 
22 Meghalaya Shillong 21 January 1972 
23 Mizoram Aizawl 20 February 1987 
24 Rajashthan Jaipur 1 November 1956 
25 Sikkim Gangtok 16 May 1975 
26 Haryana Chandigarh 1 November 1966 
27 Himachal Pradesh Shimla 25 January 1971 
28 Tripura Agartala  21 January 1972 
        
S. No. Name of union territories Capital Foundation Day 
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Port Blair 1 November 1956 
Chandigarh Chandigarh 1 November 1966 
Jammu and Kashmir Srinagar (Summer) Jammu (Winter) 31 October 2019 
Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu Daman 26 January 2020 
Delhi New Delhi 9 May 1905 
Pondicherry Pondicherry 1 November 1954 
Ladakh Leh 31 October 2019 
Lakshadweep Kavarti 1 November 1956 

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