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India's administrative divisions consists of the national capital territory of Delhi, 28 states with their own local governments, and six centrally administered union territories.
Below you will find information on all states and union territories.

India's States:
National capital territory: Delhi
Andhra Pradesh | Arunachal Pradesh | Assam | Bihar | Chhattisgarh | Goa | Gujarat | Haryana | Himachal Pradesh | Jammu & Kashmir | Jharkhand | Karnataka | Kerala | Madhya Pradesh | Maharashtra | Manipur | Meghalaya | Mizoram | Nagaland | Orissa | Punjab | Rajasthan | Sikkim | Tamil Nadu | Tripura | Uttaranchal | Uttar Pradesh | West Bengal

India's Union Territories:
Andaman and Nicobar Islands | Chandigarh | Dadra & Nagar Haveli | Daman & Diu | Lakshadweep | Puducherry (formerly Pondicherry)


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Visit the land of the Red River and Blue Hills (Assam), explore God's Own Country (Kerala), find yourself in the Land of Paradise (Manipur) or discover the Soul of India (Orissa). You will find official sites of the Indian States and Union Territories and guides to the countries of India and to the Indian States Capitals.

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Official Name:
Int'l conventional long form: Republic of India
Int'l conventional short form: India
ISO Country Code: in

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Capital City: Delhi
Official Web site of Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi, India.

Official Sites of India

Directory of official web sites of Government of India.

Census of India
Department of Statistics

Map of India
Administrative Map of India with States and Union Territories and their Capitals.

India's States

Delhi - National Capital Territory

Official Web site of Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi, India.

India's Capital City: New Delhi

The Pioneer
National and international news, Delhi.
Delhi Guides
Delhi Tourism
Tourist and travel information by the Delhi Tourism & Transportation Development Corporation, Govt. of Delhi.
Delhi Gate
One of the first Delhi sites on the net.
Delhi India
A travel and tourism site for the Delhi region.

University of Delhi
The University of Delhi is one of the premier universities of the country, established in 1922.

Delhi is a federal district similar to Washington DC.

Delhi Facts

Area: 1,483 sq km

Population: (2001) 13,782,000

Google Earth Google Earth Delhi
Searchable map and satellite view of India's capital city.

Map of Delhi

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh
The Official Website of Andhra Pradesh.

Capital City: Hyderabad

Hyderabad and Secunderabad online.
Hyderabad on the Net
Hyderabad Information.

University of Hyderabad
Andhra Pradesh Tourism
Andhra Pradesh tourist information.

Deccan Chronicle
National and international news from Secunderabad.
Andhra Pradesh Facts

Area: 275,000 sq km

Population: (2001) 75,727,500

Google Earth Google Earth Andhra Pradesh
Searchable map/satellite view of Andhra Pradesh.

Map of Andhra Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh
Information on Arunachal Pradesh.

Capital City: Itanagar
Information on Itanagar.
Tourism in Arunachal Pradesh
Tourist information for destinations in Arunachal Pradesh.
Arunachal Pradesh Facts

Area: 84,000 sq km

Population: (2001) 865,000
Google Earth Google Earth Arunachal Pradesh
Searchable map/satellite view of Arunachal Pradesh.

Map of Arunachal Pradesh

Assam - Land of eastern lights

Assam's Home Page.

Capital City: Dispur (Guwahati)

Assam Tribune
Regional, national, and international news.
The Sentinel Newspaper
Regional news in English, Assamese, and Hindi.
Assam Tourism
Tourism Information Bureau of Assam.
Assam Facts

Area: 78,500 sq km

Population: (2001) 26,638,000

Google Earth Google Earth Assam
Searchable map/satellite view of Assam.

Map of Assam


Home Page of Bihar.

Capital City: Patna
The imperial city.

Other cities:
A guide to Jamshedpur, Includes history of Jamshedpur, map, movie guide and much more...
Tourism Bihar
Bihar information for visitors.

Bihar Times
A passage to Bihar.
The Telegraph - Jamshedpur
Bihar Facts

Area: 174,000 sq km

Population: (2001) 8,28,78,000

Google Earth Google Earth Bihar
Searchable map/satellite view of Bihar.

Map of Bihar


Official website Govt. of Chhattisgarh.

Capital City: Raipur
The imperial city.
Chhattisgarh Tourism
Official tourism web site of Chhattisgarh Tourism.  
Chhattisgarh Facts

Area: 443,000 sq km

Population: (2001) 20,796,000
Language(s): Hindi, Chhattisgarhi

Google Earth Google Earth Chhattisgarh
Searchable map/satellite view of Chhattisgarh.

Map of Chhattisgarh


The Government of Goa Official Website.

Capital City: Panaji (Panjim)

The Navhind Times
Goa and India related news.
Department of Tourism
Goa Tourist Information by the Government of Goa.
A portal with a huge amount of information on Goa.
Goa related portal.
General information for Goa and Goan related issues.
Goa Facts

Area: 3,700 sq km

Population: (2001) 1,344,000
Language: Konkani

Google Earth Google Earth Goa
Searchable map/satellite view of Goa.

Map of Goa


Gujarat State
The Official Gujarat Government Site

Capital City: Gandhinagar

Gujarati newspaper. (in Gujarati Language)
Tourism Corporation of Gujarat.
Gujarat Facts

Area: 196,000 sq km

Population: (2001) 50,600,000
Language; Gujarati

Google Earth Google Earth Gujarat
Searchable map/satellite view of Gujarat.

Map of Gujarat


The State of Haryana.

Capital City: Chandigarh
The Capital of Haryana.

The Tribune
India and regional news from Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Punjab.
Haryana Tourism
Haryana Tourism-Official Website-Home Page.
Haryana Facts

Area: 44,000 sq km

Population: (2001) 21,083,000
Languages: Hindi and Punjabi

Google Earth Google Earth Haryana
Searchable map/satellite view of Haryana.

Map of Haryana

Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh
Official Website of the Government of Himachal Pradesh.

Capital City: Shimla
Himachal Pradesh Tourism
Official Website of The Department of Tourism & Civil Aviation.
Welcome to Himachal
Geography, culture, tourism, history, resources, discussions.
Himachal Pradesh Facts

Area: 56,000 sq km

Population: (2001) 6,077,000
Languages: Hindi and Pahari

Google Earth Google Earth Himachal Pradesh
Searchable map/satellite view of Himachal Pradesh.

Map of Himachal Pradesh

Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu & Kashmir
The official homepage of the Government of Jammu & Kashmir.

The Capitals:
in Summer - Jammu
in Winter - Srinagar
Jammu & Kashmir Tourism
Tourism information about Jammu & Kashmir.
Jammu & Kashmir
Official Website of J & K Tourism Department.

Kashmir Herald
The voice of Kashmiri Hindus, the Indian point of view about the Kashmir conflict.
Kashmir Times
Nes from Jammu & Kashmir region.
The Tribune
India and regional news from Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Punjab.

An Outline of the History of Kashmir
From pre-historic times until today.
Jammu & Kashmir Facts

Area: 222,000 sq km

Population: (2001) 10,070,000
Languages: Kashmiri (Koshur), Urdu

Google Earth Google Earth Jammu and Kashmir
Searchable map/satellite view of Jammu & Kashmir.

Map of Jammu & Kashmir


Official website of Jharkhand.

Capital City: Ranchi

Connecting Jharkhand Together
A regional portal with Jharkhand news and country information.
Ranchi Express Online
Another portal to Jharkhand, includes news and information about the state.
Jharkhand Tourism
See under tourism for more visitors information on tourist attractions in Jharkhand.
Jharkhand Facts

Area: 79,700 sq km

Population: (2001) 26,909,000
Languages: Hindi, Santhali

Google Earth Google Earth Jharkhand
Searchable map/satellite view of Jharkhand.

Map of Jharkhand


Official website of the Government of Karnataka.

Capital City: Bangalore
The Garden City.

Bangalore Guides
City guide Bangalore by the Ministry of Tourism.
Surfing Bangalore
Guide to the City of Bangalore. VirtualBangalore
Bangalore Information Pages.

Deccan Herald
National and international news from Bangalore.
Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation
Corporation site which provides Karnataka tourism information.
Karnataka – Theatre of Inspiration
A guide to the Karnataka.
Karnataka Tourism
Another guide to the Karnataka region.

Timeline of Karnataka
Karnataka Facts

Area: 192,000 sq km

Population: (2001) 52,734,000
Languages: Kannada, Tulu, Kodava, Hindi

Google Earth Google Earth Karnataka
Searchable map/satellite view of Karnataka.

Map of Karnataka


Kerala Government's web portal.

Capital City: Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
The city of Anantha.
Kerala Tourism
Comprehensive information on Kerala.
Kerala Index
Gateway to Kerala.
Kerala Facts

Area: 39,000 sq km

Population: (2001) 31,838,000
Language: Malayalam

Google Earth Google Earth Kerala
Searchable map/satellite view of Kerala.

Map of Kerala

Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh
The Official site of Madhya Pradesh.

Government of Madhya Pradesh
Cybergateway to Madhya Pradesh with links to Government webpages.

Department of Public Relations
Site of the Department with more information about Madhya Pradesh.

Capital City: Bhopal
The city of lakes.

Madhya Pradesh Chronicle
With regional news (Bhopal).
Madhya Pradesh State Tourism
A guide to Madhya Pradesh.
Madhya Pradesh Facts

Area: 308,000 sq km

Population: (2001) 60,253,000
Language: Hindi

Google Earth Google Earth Madhya Pradesh
Searchable map/satellite view of Madhya.

Map of Madhya Pradesh


The Government of Maharashtra.

Capital City: Mumbai (Bombay)

Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority
Responsible for the development of Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) which comprises the Megacity of Mumbai.

Guides to Mumbai
Where Mumbaikars meet. Newsportal to everything happening in Mumbai.
Mumbai on the net
A Mumbai portal

Other Cities:
The City of Nashik.
Sangli World
A guide to the City of Sangli.
Afternoon Despatch & Courier
Local and international news from Bombay.

Maharashtra Tourism
The official travel and tourism website of Maharashtra, provides tourist information for Maharashtra.
Maharashtra Facts

Area: 308,000 sq km

Population: (2001) 96,752,000

Google Earth Google Earth Maharashtra
Searchable map/satellite view of Maharashtra.

Map of Maharashtra


Official website of Manipur State Government, Imphal Manipur.

Capital City: Imphal

Manipur Online
Manipur news.
The Sangai Express
Most widely circulated newspaper in Manipur.

Arts & Culture
Manipuri Dance
Manipuri style dance and music.
The Manipuris
Customs and Culture.
Manipur: The Land of Jewels
A guide to Manipur.
A Manipuri web portal with news and country information.
Manipur Facts

Area: 22,000 sq km

Population: (2001) 2,388,000

Google Earth Google Earth Manipur
Searchable map/satellite view of Manipur.

Map of Manipur


State Government of Meghalaya Home Page

Capital City: Shillong

The Shillong Times
North East India's second oldest English daily, Shillong.
Meghalaya Tourism
Information about tourist attractions in Meghalaya by Tourism Department Govt. of Meghalaya.
Meghalaya Facts

Area: 22,000 sq km

Population: (2001) 2,306,000

Google Earth Google Earth Meghalaya
Searchable map/satellite view of Meghalaya.

Map of Meghalaya

Mizoram - Land of the Mountain People

Official Website of Government of Mizoram.

Capital City: Aizawl
Tourist Information on Mizoram.
Mizoram Facts

Area: 21,000 sq km

Population: (2001) 891,000

Google Earth Google Earth Mizoram
Searchable map/satellite view of Mizoram.

Map of Mizoram


The Government of Nagaland.

Capital City: Kohima
Nagaland Tourism
The Government of Nagaland site with tourist and travel information.
Nagaland Facts

Area: 17,000 sq km

Population: (2001) 1,988,000
Official Language : English, Angami, Ao, Chakhesang, Chang, Khiamniungan, Kuki,

Google Earth Google Earth Nagaland
Searchable map/satellite view of Nagaland.

Map of Nagaland


The official Orissa Government Home Page.

Capital City: Bhubaneswar

The local daily online. (Oriya/English)
Destination Orissa

Orissa Tourism
Temples, Dances, Beaches, Handicrafts, Wildlife, Tribals.

Orissa India
A gateway to Orissa, that provides regional news and information.
Orissa Facts

Area: 156,000 sq km

Population: (2001) 36,706,000
Language: Oriya

Google Earth Google Earth Orissa
Searchable map/satellite view of Orissa.

Map of Orissa


Official government website of Punjab.

Capital City: Chandigarh

The Tribune
India and regional news from Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Punjab.
Punjab Tourism
Tourist information for the Land of Five Rivers.

Panjab University
Chandigarh, founded in 1882 at Lahore (today Pakistan).
Punjab Facts

Area: 50,000 sq km

Population: (2001) 24,289,000

Google Earth Google Earth Punjab
Searchable map/satellite view of Punjab.

Map of Punjab


The official webportal RaiDarpan, Government of Rajasthan.

Capital City: Jaipur
The Pink City.
Rajasthan Tourism
Official Website of Department of Tourism, Government of Rajasthan.

Rajasthan India
A Rajasthan Travel and tourism portal.
Rajasthan Travel Guide
An online community of tour operators, travel agents, transporters, hotels and travel related companies from Rajasthan. Rajasthan Unlimited
Online travel and tourism portal on Rajasthan craft, culture, people, with a photo-gallery.

University of Rajasthan
Oldest and the largest University of the State, founded in 1947 as the University of Rajputana.
Rajasthan Facts

Area: 342,000 sq km

Population: (2001) 56,473,000

Google Earth Google Earth Rajasthan
Searchable map/satellite view of Rajasthan.

Map of Rajasthan

Sikkim - The Land of Mystic Splendour

The Land of Mystic Splendour.

Capital City: Gangtok
Visit Sikkim
Tourism and travel information for Sikkim.
Sikkim Facts

Area: 7,000 sq km

Population: (2001) 540,500

Google Earth Google Earth Sikkim
Searchable map/satellite view of Sikkim.

Map of Sikkim

Tamil Nadu

Government of Tamil Nadu
The Tamil Nadu Government Home Page.

Capital City: Chennai (Madras)
City of the Holy Serpent.

Chennai Guides
Chennai Guide
Chennai Online
Chennai portal.

The Hindu
Online edition of India's National Newspaper.
Tamil Nadu Tourism
Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corporation.

University of Madras
Chennai, established in the year 1857.
Tamil Nadu Facts

Area: 130,000 sq km

Population: (2001) 62,110,000

Google Earth Google Earth Tamil Nadu
Searchable map/satellite view of Tamil Nadu.

Map of Tamil Nadu


The Official website of Government of Tripura, India

Capital City: Agartala

Tripura Facts

Area: 10,000 sq km

Population: (2001) 3,191,000

Google Earth Google Earth Tripura
Searchable map/satellite view of Tripura.

Map of Tripura


Uttaranchal State Unit
NIC information for Uttaranchal.

Capital City: Dehradun (Dehra Dun)
Uttaranchal Tourism
A tour guide to India's most populous state.
Uttaranchal Facts

Area: 53,483 sq km

Population: (2001) 8,479,000

Google Earth Google Earth Uttaranchal
Searchable map/satellite view of Uttaranchal.

Map of Uttaranchal

Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh
The official website of Uttar Pradesh's Department of Information and Public Relations.

Capital City: Lucknow
The Lucknow Development Authority.
Uttar Pradesh Tourism
Guide for tourists, pilgrims, history lovers and adventure seekers.
Uttar Pradesh Facts

Area: 294,000 sq km

Population: (2001) 166,052,000

Google Earth Google Earth Uttar Pradesh
Searchable map/satellite view of Uttar Pradesh.

Map of Uttar Pradesh

West Bengal

Government of West Bengal
The official web site of the Government of West Bengal. West Bengal
Provides information about the state of West Bengal.

Capital City: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Calcutta Municipal Corporation (Calmanac), the official website of the city of Calcutta.

Kolkata Guides
A guide to Calcutta, Bengal and Bengali.
A Guide to the secrets of Kolkata.

The Asian Age
Bengali Newspaper. (Bengali)
The Telegraph
The largest circulated English daily in Eastern India.
The Statesman
Calcutta's oldest daily newspaper with national and international news.
The Times of India
Bengal on the Net
Bengal related portal with West Bengal news and culture information.
West Bengal Tourism
West Bengal Travel and TourismA guide to West Bengal.

West Bengal University of Technology

Information Technology
The West Bengal Government's IT Company.

Cyber Online
Calcutta and West Bengal.
West Bengal Facts

Area: 89,000 sq km

Population: (2001) 80,221,000

Google Earth Google Earth West Bengal
Searchable map/satellite view of West Bengal

Map of West Bengal

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India's Union Territories

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Andaman & Nicobar Islands
Information on Andaman and Nicobar, maintained by the Administration of the Union Territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Capital City: Port Blair, on South Andaman Island
Andaman Nicobar Tourism
Visitors information about Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Information on the Union Territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands by India Department of Tourism.
Andaman & Nicobar Islands Facts

Area: 8,249 sq km total
Andaman 6408 sq km, Nicobar 1841 sq km

Population: (2001) 356,000

Google Earth Google Earth Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Searchable map/satellite view of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Map of Andaman & Nicobar Islands


The City of Chandigarh is not only the capital of two Indian States Punjab and Haryana, Chandigarh is also a Union Territory under the direct administration of the Government of India.
Chandigarh Tourism
Official visitors information for Chandigarh.

The Tribune
India and regional news from Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Punjab.
Chandigarh Facts

Area: 100 sq km

Population: (2001) 901,000

Google Earth Google Earth Chandigarh
Searchable map/satellite view of Chandigarh.

Map of Chandigarh

Dadra and Nagar Haveli

Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Official Website of U.T of Dadra & Nagar Haveli

Capital City: Silvassa
Tourism in Dadra and Nagar Haveli
Visitor information on the Union Territory Dadra & Nagar Haveli.
Dadra & Nagar Haveli Facts

Area: 491 sq km

Population: (2001) 138,000

Google Earth Google Earth Dadra and Nagar Haveli
Searchable map/satellite view of Dadra & Nagar Haveli.

Map of Dadra & Nagar Haveli

Daman and Diu

Official Website of Daman (U.T).

Capital City: Daman
Daman Tourism 
Visitor information on Daman.
Daman & Diu Facts

Area: 100 sq km

Population: (2001) 158,000

Google Earth Google Earth Daman and Diu
Searchable map/satellite view
of Daman and Diu

Map of Daman & Diu


Official Government site of the Union Territory of Lakshadweep.

Capital City: Kavaratti
Tourism in Lakshadweep
Official tourism information site.

Lakshadweep Tourism
A tourist guide to the 36 islands of Lakshadweep.
Lakshadweep Facts

Area: 32 sq km

Population: (2001) 60,595

Google Earth Google Earth Lakshadweep
Searchable map/satellite view of Lakshadweep

Map of Lakshadweep

Puducherry (form. Pondicherry)

Puducherry consists of four small unconnected districts: Pondicherry, Karaikal, and Yanam on the Bay of Bengal and Mahé on the Arabian Sea. Puducherry and Karaikal are both enclaves of Tamil Nadu. Yanam is an enclave of Andhra Pradesh and Mahé is an enclave of Kerala. Puducherry Facts

Area: 500 sq km

Population: (2001) 973,000

Google Earth Google Earth Puducherry
Searchable map/satellite view of Puducherry.

Map of Puducherry
Official Web site of Government of Puducherry.

Capital City: Puducherry

Official website of Karaikal.
Official website of Mahé.
Official website of Yanam.
Puducherry Tourism
Official Website for Tourism Department with comprehensive information about the Union Territory.

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