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Uttar Pradesh: UP is a state located in northern India.

a. It was created on 1 April 1937 as the United Provinces, and was renamed Uttar Pradesh in 1950. Lucknow is the capital and Kanpur is the commercial capital and the largest city of Uttar Pradesh. On 9 November 2000, a new state, Uttarakhand, was carved from the mountainous Himalayan region of Uttar Pradesh. Uttar Pradesh is divided into 75 districts under these 18 divisions: Most of the language speaking is Hindi. Literacy Rate 69.72%. Area: 243,290 square kilometres (93,935 sq mi), Indias Largest state in-terms of area: 5th. Population 199,477, Rank: 1st, The state has more than 32 large and small rivers; of them, the Ganges, Yamuna, Saraswati, Sarayu, Betwa, and Ghaghara are larger and of religious importance in Hinduism.

Maharashtra: Maharastra is a state in the western region of India. It is the second most populous state after Uttar Pradesh and third largest state by area in India. Maharashtra is the wealthiest state in India, contributing 15% of the country's industrial output and 13.3% of its GDP (20062007 figures). Maharashtra encompasses an area of 308,000 km (119,000 mi), and is the third largest state in India. The modern Marathi language developed from the Maharashtri Prakrit, and the word Marhatta (later used for the Marathas) is found in the JainMaharashtri literature. The Western Ghats form one of the three watersheds of India, from which many South Indian rivers originate, notable among them being Godavari River, and Krishna River, which flow eastward into the Bay of Bengal, forming one of the greatest river basins in India.

Bihar: It is the 12th largest state in terms of geographical size at 38,202 sq mi (98,940 km2) and 3rd largest by population. The Bihar plain is divided into two parts by the river Ganges which flows through the middle from west to east. Bihar has forest area of 6,764.14 km2. which is 7.2% of its geographical area. In 2000, Bihar was subdivided, the southern part becoming the state of Jharkhand. Close to 85% of the population lives in villages. Almost 58% of Biharis are below the age of 25, which is the highest proportion in India. The Ganges divides Bihar into two unequal halves and flows through the middle from west to east. Other Ganges tributaries are the Son, Budhi Gandak, Chandan, Orhani and Phalgu. Most of the language speaking is Hindi and Bhojpuri.

West Bengal: It is a state in the eastern region of India and is the nation's fourth-most populous. It is also the seventh-most populous sub-national entity in the world, with over 91 million inhabitants. Spread over 34,267 sq mi (88,750 km2). It is bordered by the countries ofNepal, Bhutan, and Bangladesh, and the Indian states of Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Sikkim, and Assam. The state capital is Kolkata. West Bengal encompasses two broad natural regions: the Gangetic Plainin the south and the sub-Himalayan and Himalayan area in the north. The Ganges is the main river, which divides in West Bengal. One branch enters Bangladesh as the Padma or Pdda, while the other flows through West Bengal as the Bhagirathi River and Hooghly River. The Farakka barrage over Ganges feeds the Hooghly branch of the river by a feeder canal, and its management as been a source of lingering dispute between India and Bangladesh. As of 2009, recorded forest area in the state is 11,879 km2 (4,587 sq mi) which is 13.38% of the state's geographical area. Compared to the national average of 21.02%. Reserves, protected and un-classed forests constitute 59.4%, 31.8% and 8.9%, respectively, of the forest area. Part of the world's largest mangrove forest, the Sundarbans, is located in southern West Bengal. Official Language Bengali and Hindi.

Andhra Pradesh It is one of the 28 states of India, situated on the country's southeastern coast. It is India's fourth-largest state by area and fifth-largest by population. Its capital and largest city is Hyderabad. Andhra Pradesh is bordered byMaharashtra, Chhattisgarh and Orissa in the north, the Bay of Bengal in the east, Tamil Nadu to the south and Karnataka to the west. ndhra Pradesh is divided into three regions. The northern part of the plateau is the Telanganaregion and the southern part is known as Rayalaseema. These two regions are separated by the River Krishna. The third region is Coastal Andhra. The coastal plains are for the most part delta regions formed by the Godavari,Krishna, and Penner rivers. The Indian Space Research Organisation's Satish Dhawan Space Centre is located at the barrier island of Sriharikota, inNellore district of Andhra Pradesh. Official Language Telugu. On 30 July 2013, the Congress Working Committee adopted a resolution on the bifurcation of the state subject to parliamentary approval. This resolution, once approved by parliament, would bring the state of Telangana into existence with 10 districts, whilst the rest of the state would remain in Andhra Pradesh and comprise 13 districts. Hyderabad (part of Telangana) would be the common capital of both states for ten years.

Madhya Pradesh: It is a state in central India. Its capital is Bhopal, and the largest city is Indore. Nicknamed the "heart of India" due to its geographical location in India, Madhya Pradesh is the second largest state in the country by area. With over 75 million inhabitants, it is the sixth largest state in India by population. It borders the states of Uttar Pradesh to the northeast, Chhattisgarh to the southeast, Maharashtra to the south, Gujaratto the west, and Rajasthan to the northwest. The Narmada is the longest river in Madhya Pradesh. It flows westward through a rift valley, with the Vindhya ranges sprawling along its northern bank and the Satpura range of mountains along the southern. Its tributaries include the Banjar, the Tawa, the Machna, the Denwa and the Sonbhardra rivers. The Tapti River runs parallel to Narmada, and also flows through a rift valley. The NarmadaTapti systems carry and enormous volume of water and provide drainage for almost a quarter of the land area of Madhya Pradesh. The official language of the state is Hindi. Urdu, another register of the Hindustani language, is also a common language with over a million speakers. According to census of 2011, 87% of the MP residents followed Hinduism, while others are Muslim (6.2%), Jain (0.9%), Christians (0.3%), Buddhists(0.3%), and Sikhs (0.2%).

Tamil Nadu: It is one of the 28 states of India. Its capital is Chennai(formerly known as Madras), the largest city. Tamil Nadu is a land most known for its monumental ancient Hindu temples and classical form of dance Bharata Natyam. Tamil Nadu lies in the southernmost part of the Indian Peninsula and is bordered by the union territory of Puducherry and the states of Kerala,Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh. It is bounded by the Eastern Ghats on the north, by the Nilgiri, theAnamalai Hills, and Kerala on the west, by the Bay of Bengal in the east, by the Gulf of Mannar and thePalk Strait on the southeast, and by the Indian Ocean on the south. Tamil Nadu is subdivided into 32 districts, Official language Tamil. Tamil Nadu covers an area of 130,058 km2 (50,216 sq mi), and is the eleventh largest state in India. At this point is the town of Kanyakumari which is the meeting point of the Arabian Sea, the Bay of Bengal, and the Indian Ocean. The south boundary of India is Kanyakumari which is located at Tamilnadu,

Rajasthan: It is the largest state of the Republic of India by area. It is located in the west of India. It comprises most of the area of the large, inhospitable Thar Desert, also known as the Great Indian Desert, which parallels the Sutlej-Indus river valley along its border with Pakistan to the west. Rajasthan is also bordered by Gujarat to the southwest, Madhya Pradesh to the

southeast, Uttar Pradesh andHaryana to the northeast and Punjab to the north. Rajasthan covers 10.4% of India, an area of 342,239 square kilometres (132,139 sq mi). Jaipur is the capital and the largest city of the state. One of the world's oldest mountain ranges, the Aravalli Range, cradles the only hill station of Rajasthan,Mount Abu, famous for Dilwara Temples, a sacred pilgrimage for Jains. The Desert National Park, Jaisalmer, spread over an area of 3162 km, is an excellent example of the ecosystem of the Thar Desert, and its diverse fauna. Official language Hindi and litarcy 68%.

Karnataka It is a state in South West India. It was created on 1 November 1956, with the passage of the States Reorganisation Act. Originally known as the State of Mysore, it was renamedKarnataka in 1973. The capital and largest city is Bangalore. Karnataka is bordered by the Arabian Sea and the Laccadive Sea to the west, Goa to the north west, Maharashtra to the north, Andhra Pradesh to the east, Tamil Nadu to the south east, and Kerala to the south west. The state covers an area of 191,976 square kilometres (74,122 sq mi), or 5.83 per cent of the total geographical area of India. It is the eighth largest Indian state by area. With 61,130,704 inhabitants at the 2011 census, Karnataka is the ninth largest state by population, comprising 30 districts. Kannada is the most widely spoken and official language of the state. The literacy rate is 66.6% with 76.1% of males and 56.9% of females being literate. 83% of the population are Hindu, 11% are Muslim, 4% are Christian, 0.8% are Jains, 0.7% are Buddhist, and with the remainder belonging to other religions. The state has three principal geographical zones: 1. The coastal region of Karavali. 2. The hilly Malenadu region comprising the Western Ghats. 3. The Bayaluseeme region comprising the plains of the Deccan plateau. It is known locally as Jewel of the West. It has an area of 196,204 km2 (75,755 sq mi) with a coastline of 1,600 km (990 mi), most of which lies on the Kathiawar peninsula, and a population in excess of 60 million. The state is bordered by Rajasthan to the north, Maharashtra to the south,Madhya Pradesh to the east, and the Arabian Sea as well as the Pakistani province of Sindh on the west. Its capital city is Gandhinagar, The capital, Gandhinagar is a planned city. Whilst its largest city is Ahmedabad. Gujarat is home to theGujarati-speaking people of India. The letaracy rate is 80.18. There are 38 rivers covers the Gujarat they are: 11. Gautami 12. Ghela 13. Hiran 21. Mahi (580 km) 22. Machchu(130 km) 23. Meshwo 31. Shedhi 32. Shetrunji(227 km) 33. Sonpari

Gujarat:

1. Aji (164 km) 2. Ambika 3. Auranga

4. Banas 5. Bhadar(200 km) 6. Bhukhui 7. Bhogavo 8. Chirai 9. Daman Ganga 10. Dhadhar Odisha:

14. Hathmati 15. Kalubhar 16. Keri 17. Khari 18. Kim(107 km) 19. Lilka 20. Lindio

24. Madhuwanti 25. Narmada 26. Ozat (125 km) 27. Purna 28. Rangholi 29. Sabarmati(371 km) 30. Sanosari

34. Talaji 35. Tapi (724 km) 36. Vatrak 37. Vishwamitri 38. Und

Kerala:

formerly known as Orissa is an Indian state on the subcontinent's east coast, by the Bay of Bengal. It is surrounded by the Indian states of West Bengal to the north-east and in the east, Jharkhand to the north, Chhattisgarh to the west and north-west andAndhra Pradesh to the south. It is the modern name of the ancient kingdom of Kalinga, which was invaded by the Mauryan Emperor Ashoka in 261 BCE. The modern state of Orissa was established on 1 April 1936, as a province in British India and consisted predominantly of Oriya speakers. 1 April is therefore celebrated as Utkala Dibasa (foundation day of Odisha). The region is also known as Utkala when mentioned in India's national anthem, "Jana Gana Mana". Cuttack remained the capital of the state for over eight centuries until 13 April 1948 when Bhubaneswar was officially declared as the new state capital, a position it still holds. There are 30 Districts in Orissa. Orissa is home to the Oriya speaking people of India. The letaracy rate is 73.45.

Regionally referred to as Keralam , is a state in the south-west region of India on theMalabar coast. It was formed on 1 November 1956 as per the States Reorganisation Act by combining variousMalayalam-speaking regions. Spread over 38,863 km2 (15,005 sq mi) it is bordered by Karnataka to the north and north east, Tamil Nadu to the east and south, and the Lakshadweep Sea to the west. With 33,387,677 inhabitants as per the 2011 census, Kerala is the twelfth largest state by population and is divided into 14districts. Malayalam is the most widely spoken and official language of the state. The state capital is Thiruvananthapuram, other major cities include Kochi, Kozhikode, Thrissur, and Kollam. The eastern region of Kerala consists of high mountains, gorges and deep-cut valleys immediately west of the Western Ghats' rain shadow. Forty-one of Kerala's west-flowing rivers, and three of its east-flowing ones originate in this region. The Western Ghats form a wall of mountains interrupted only nearPalakkad; hence also known Palghat, where the Palakkad Gap breaks through to provide access to the rest of India. The Western Ghats rise on average to 1,500 m (4920 ft) above sea level, while the highest peaks reach around 2,500 m (8200 ft). Anamudi, the highest peak in south India, is at an elevation of 2,695 metres (8,842 ft). The elevations of the eastern portions of the Nilgiri Hills and Palni Hills range from 250 and 1,000 m (820 and 3300 ft).

Jharkhand (Jhrkha, pronounced [dark] ( listen);Hindi: ) is a state in eastern India. It was carved out of the [2] southern part of Bihar on 15 November 2000. Jharkhand shares its border with the states of Bihar to the north, Uttar

Pradesh and Chhattisgarh to the west, Odisha to the south, and West Bengal to the east. It has an area of 30,778 sq mi 2 (79,710 km ). The industrial city of Ranchiis its capital and Dumka is sub capital while Jamshedpur is the largest and the biggest industrial city of the state. Some of the other major cities and industrial centres are Dhanbad, Bokaro and Jamshedpur. The major [3] religious centre is Deoghar. The name "Jharkhand" means "The Land of Forests". Jharkhand accounts for 40% of the mineral resources of India. Ranchi accounts for 50% mineral production of the state, nearing about 0.18% of nation's mineral production. Most of the state lies on the Chota Nagpur Plateau, which is the source of the Koel, Damodar, Brahmani, Kharkai, and Subarnarekha rivers, whose upper watersheds lie within Jharkhand. Much of the state is still covered by forest. Forest preserves support populations of tigers and Asian Elephants. River|Subarnarekha]] rivers, whose upper waharkai]], and Subarnarnd Asian Elephants. Literacy : 67.6%, Main Laguages: Hindi, Maithili, Santhali, Bengali, Urdu Assam ([sm], pronunciation (helpinfo); Assamese: xm, /xm/) is a state of India in thenorth-eastern region.

Its capital is Dispur, located within the municipal area of Guwahati city. Located south of the eastern Himalayas, Assam comprises the Brahmaputra and the Barak river valleys along with the Karbi Anglong and the North Cachar Hills with an area of 30,285 square miles (78,438 km). Assam is surrounded by six of the other Seven Sister States: Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur,Mizoram, Tripura and Meghalaya. Geographically Assam and these states are connected to the rest of India via a narrow strip of land in West Bengal called the Siliguri Corridor or "Chicken's Neck".[2] As the Bramhaputra flows in Assam the climate here is cold and there is rainfall most of the Punjab (
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/pndb/; Punjabi: ), also spelt Panjab, is a state in the northwest of theRepublic of India, forming part of the

larger Punjab region. The state is bordered by the Indian states ofHimachal Pradesh to the east, Haryana to the south and southeast and Rajasthan to the southwest as well as the Pakistani province of Punjab to the west. It is also bounded to the north by the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. The state capital is located in Chandigarh, which is a Union Territory and also the capital of the neighbouring state of Haryana. After the partition of India in 1947, the Punjab province of British India was divided between India and Pakistan. The Indian Punjab was divided in 1966 with the formation of the new states of Haryana andHimachal Pradesh, as well as the current state of Punjab. Punjab is the only state in India with a majority Sikh population.[3]

Chhattisgarh: Chhattisgarh is a state located in Central India. The state was formed on 1 November 2000 by partitioning 16 Chhattisgarhi-speaking south-eastern districts of Madhya Pradesh. It is the 10th largest state in India, with an area of 135,190 km2 (52,200 sq mi). It is the 16th most-populated state of the nation, with a population of 25,545,198. Raipur is the capital and largest city of Chhattisgarh. Chhattisgarh is divided into 29 districts. Most of the language speaking is Chhattisgarhi and Hindi. Literacy Rate 71.04%. Chhattisgarh, situated in the heart of India, is endowed with a rich cultural heritage and attractive natural diversity. The state is full of ancient monuments, rare wildlife, exquisitely carved temples, Buddhist sites, palaces, water-falls, caves, rock paintings and hill plateaus.

Haryana: Haryana ancient name Haritanaka, is a state located in Central India. It came into existence on 1 November 1966as newly created carved out of the Punjab stateon the basis of language. It is the 20th largest state in India, with an area of 44,212 km2 (17,070 sq mi). It is the 17th most-populated state of the nation, with a population of 25.353,081 million. Chandigah is the capital and Faridabad is largest city of Chhattisgarh. Chhattisgarh is divided into 21 districts. Most of the language speaking are Haranvi, Punjabi and Hindi. Literacy Rate 76.64%. The river Yamuna flows along its eastern boundary. The ancient Sarasvati River is said to have flowed from Yamuna Nagar, but it has now disappeared.The river Ghaggar is Haryana's main seasonal river.

Jammu and Kashmi: Jammu and Kashmir a state of India. It is located mostly in the Himalayan mountains. It is the 6th largest state in India, with an area of 222,236 km2 (85,806 sq mi). It is the 18th most-populated state of the nation, with a population of 12,548,926. Jammu (winter) and Srinagar (summer) are the capitals and Srinagar is largest city of Jammu and Kashmir. Jammu and Kashmir is divided into 22 districts. Official languages are Kashmiri and Urdu, Other Languages are Dogri, Hindi, English and Ladakhi. Literacy Rate 66.7%. Tourism in the Kashmir valley has rebounded in recent years, and in 2009, the state became one of the top tourist destinations of India.

Uttarakhand: Uttarakhand was also the ancient Puranic term for the central stretch of the Indian Himalayas. It is the 18th largest state in India, with an area of 53,484 km2 (20,650 sq mi). It is the 19th most-populated state of the nation, with a population of 10,116,752. Dehradun the capital and largest city of Uttarakhand. Uttarakhand is divided into 13 districts. Official languages are Hindi and Sanskrit, Other Languages are Garhwali, kumaoni and jaunsari. Literacy Rate 79.63%. The following Indian Forest Act of 1878 put Indian forestry on a solid scientific basis. A direct consequence was the founding of the Imperial Forest School at Dehradun by Dietrich Brandis in 1878. Renamed the 'Imperial Forest Research Institute' in 1906, it is now known as the Forest Research Institute (India). The model Forest Circles around Dehradun, used for training, demonstration and scientific measurements, had a lasting positive influence on the forests and ecology of the region. The Himalayan ecosystem provides habitat for many animals (including bharal, snow leopards, leopards and tigers), plants, and rare herbs. Two of India's largest rivers, the Ganges and the Yamuna, originate in the glaciers of Uttarakhand, where they are fed by myriad lakes, glacial melts and streams.

Himachal Pradesh: Himachal Pradesh is a state in Northern India. Himachal Pradesh is famous for its abundant natural beauty. It is the 17th largest state in India, with an area of 55,673 km2 (21,495 sq mi). It is the 20th most-populated state of the nation, with a population of 6,856,509. Shimla is the capital and largest city of Himachal Pradesh. Himachal Pradesh is divided into 12 districts. Most of the language speaking is Hindi. Literacy Rate 83.78%. The drainage system of Himachal is composed both of rivers and glaciers. Himalayan rivers crisscross the entire mountain chain. Himachal Pradesh provides water to both the Indus and Ganges basins.[10] The drainage systems of the region are the Chandra Bhaga or the Chenab, the Ravi, the Beas, the Sutlej and theYamuna. These rivers are perennial and are fed by snow and rainfall. They are protected by an extensive cover of natural vegetation. The state has areas like Dharamsala that receive very heavy rainfall, as well as those like Lahaul and Spiti that are cold and almost rainless.

Tripura: Tripura is a state in North East India. The third-smallest state in the country. It is the 26th largest state in India, with an area of 10,491,69 km2 (4,050.69 sq mi). It is the 21th most-populated state of the nation, with a population of 3,671,032. Agartala is the capital and largest city of Tripura. Tripura is divided into 8 districts. Most of the language speaking are Bengali and kokborok. Literacy Rate 94.65%. The Sanskrit name is linked to Tripura Sundari, the presiding deity of the Tripura Sundari Temple at Udaipur, one of the 51 Shakti Peethas (pilgrimage centres of Shaktism). and to the legendary tyrant king Tripur, who reigned in the region. Tripura is a landlocked state in North East India, where the seven contiguous states Arunachal Pradesh,Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura are collectively known as the Seven Sister States.

Meghalaya: Meghalaya is a state in North East India. The name means "the abode of clouds" inSanskrit.. It is the 22nd largest state in India, with an area of 22,429 km2 (8,660 sq mi). It is the 22th most-populated state of the nation, with a population of 2,964,007. Shillong is the capital and largest city of Meghalaya. Meghalaya is divided into 11 districts. Official languages speaking are English, khasi and Garo. Literacy Rate 75.84%. Cherrapunji is one of the most popular tourist locations in north-east of India. The town is well known and has guided tours of Tree Root Bridges. It lies to the south of the capital Shillong. A rather scenic 50 kilometre long road connects Cherrapunji with Shillong. The popular waterfalls in the state are the Elephant Falls, Shadthum Falls, Weinia falls, Bishop Falls,Nohkalikai Falls, Langshiang Falls and Sweet Falls. The hot springs at Jakrem near Mawsynram are believed to have curative and medicinal properties.

Manipur: Manipur is a state in North East India. Its people include the Meitei, Pangal (Muslims), Naga, and Kuki,Zomi and Gorkhali(Nepali) who speak different languages of branches of the TibetoBurman family. It is the 23nd largest state in India, with an area of 22,327 km2 (8,621 sq mi). It is the 23th most-populated state of the nation, with a population of 2,721,756. Imphal is the capital and largest city of Manipur. Manipur is divided into 9 districts. Most of the language speaking is Meiteilon. Literacy Rate 79.85%. Four major river basins are in Manipur State: the Barak River Basin (Barak Valley) to the west, the Manipur River Basin in central Manipur, the Yu River Basin in the east, and a portion of the Lanye River Basin in the north.

Nagaland: Nagaland is a state in the far north-eastern part of India. It is the 25nd largest state in India, with an area of 16,579 km2 (6,401 sq mi). It is the 24th most-populated state of the nation, with a population of 1,980,602. Kohima is the capital and Dimapur largest city of Nagaland. Nagaland is divided into 11 districts. Official language is English. Literacy Rate 80.11%. Nagaland has a largely monsoon climate with high humidity levels. About one-sixth of Nagaland is under the cover of tropical and sub-tropical evergreen forests including palms, bamboo, rattan as well as timber and mahogany forests. While some forest areas have been cleared for jhum cultivation, many scrub forests, high grass, reeds; secondary dogs, pangolins, porcupines, elephants, leopards, bears, many species of monkeys, sambar, harts, oxen, and buffaloes thrive across the state's forests.

Goa: Goa was known by many names, such as Gomanta, Gomanchala, Gopakapattam, Gopakapuri, Govapuri, Govem, and Gomantak. Goa is India's smallest state by area and the fourth smallest by population. Located in West India in the region known as the Konkan. It is the 28nd largest state in India, with an area of 3,702 km2 (1,429 sq mi). It is the 25th most-populated state of the nation, with a population of 1,457,723. Panajim is the capital and Vasco-da-gama largest city of Goa. Goa is divided into 2 districts. Official languages are Konkani and English. Literacy Rate 87%. With the rule of the Portuguese for over 450 years and the consequential influence of Portuguese culture, Goa presents a somewhat different picture to the foreign visitor than other parts of the country. The state of Goa is famous for its excellent beaches, churches, and temples. The Bom Jesus Cathedral, Fort Aguada and a new wax museum on Indian history, culture and heritage in Old Goa are other tourism destinations.

Arunachal Pradesh : Arunachal Pradesh is one of the 28 states of India. Located in northeast India, It is the 14th largest state in India, with an area of 83,743 km2 (32,333 sq mi). It is the 26th most-populated state of the nation, with a population of 1,382,611. Itanagar is the capital and largest city of Arunachal Pradesh . Arunachal Pradesh is divided into 16 districts. Official language English. Literacy Rate 66.95%. Most of Arunachal Pradesh is covered by the Himalayas. The Himalayan ranges that extend up to the eastern Arunachal separate it from Tibet. The ranges extend toward Nagaland, and form a boundary between India and Burma in Changlang and Tirap district, acting as a natural barrier called Patkai Bum Hills. They are low mountains compared to the Greater Himalayas.

Mizoram: Mizoram (from mi 'people', zo'hill', ram 'country', literally "land of the hill people" ) is one of the Seven Sister States of theNorth Eastern India. It is the 24th largest state in India, with an area of 21,081 km2 (8,139 sq mi). It is the 27th most-populated state of the nation, with a population of 1.091,014. Aizawl is the capital and largest city of Mizoram. Mizoram is divided into 8 districts. Most of the language speaking is Mizo. Literacy Rate 91.58%. Mizoram is a land of rolling hills, valleys, rivers and lakes. As many as 21 major hill ranges or peaks of different heights run through the length and breadth of the state, with plains scattered here and there. The biggest river in Mizoram is Chhimtuipui, also known as Kaladan. It originates in Chin state in Burma and passes through Saiha and Lawngtlai districts in the southern tip of Mizoram, goes back to Burma's Rakhine state, and finally enters the Bay of Bengal at Akyab, which is a very popular port in Sittwe, Burma.

Sikkim:
Sikkim is a landlocked Indian state located in theHimalayan mountains.

It is the 27th largest state in India, with an area of 7,096 km2 (2,740 sq mi). It is the 28th most-populated state of the nation, with a population of 610,577. Gangtok is the capital and largest city of Sikkim. Sikkim is divided into 4 districts. Official language is Nepali (lingua franca) other languages are English, Bhutia, Lepcha, Limbu, Newari, Gurung, Magar, Sherpa and Tamang and Sunwar. Literacy Rate 76.6%. In recent years, the Greater Nepal movement has proposed that the territory of Sikkim be returned to Nepal as part of the restitution of Nepalese lands seized by the British in the 19th and 20th centuries. The movement's supporters claim that, as the 1815 Sugauli Treaty was voided by the 1950 Indo-Nepal Treaty of Peace and Friendship, the land on which the state of Sikkim exists legally belongs to Nepal.

Delhi: Delhi (also known as the National Capital Territory of India) is a metropolitan region inIndia. With a population of 22 million in 2011, It is the world's second most populous city and the largest city in India in terms of area (1,484 km2 (573 sq mi)). Here are a number of legends associated with the origin of the name Delhi. One is that it is derived from Dhillu or Dilu, a king who built a city at this location in 50 BC and named it after himself. Delhi is the largest commercial centre in northern India; it has an estimated net State Domestic Product (FY 2010) of 1578.17 billion (US$25 billion) in nominal terms and ~ 6300 billion (US$100 billion) in PPP terms. The Yamuna, a sacred river in Hinduism, is the only major river flowing through Delhi. The Hindon River separates Ghaziabad from the eastern part of Delhi. The Delhi ridge originates from the Aravalli Range in the south and encircles the west, north-east and north-west parts of the city. It reaches a height of 318 m (1,043 ft) and is a dominant feature of the region. Official language Hindi and English.

Pondicherry:
Puducherry formerly known as Pondicherry, is a Union Territory of India formed out of four enclaves of former French India and named after the largest, Pondicherry. All four districts of Puducherry are located in the coastal region. Five rivers in Pondicherry district, seven in Karaikal, two in Mah and one in Yanam drain into the sea, but none originates within the territory.

Official languages Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu. Pondicherry is the capital and largest city of Pondicherry. Area 492 km2 (190 sq mi), Population 1,244,464. Pondicherry is divided into 4 districts

Chandigarh:
Chandigarh is a city in Northern India that serves as the capital of the states of Punjab and Haryana.

The city of Chandigarh was the first planned city in India post independence in 1947 and is known [4] internationally for its architecture and urban design. The city has projects designed by architects such as Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret, Jane Drew and Maxwell Fry.
he city tops the list of Indian States and Union Territories with the highest per capita income in the country. reported in 2010 to be the cleanest in India, based on a national government study,
[5]

The city was

Official languages arePunjabi and English. Area 144 km2 (144 sq mi), Population 1,054,686.
The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are a group of islands at the juncture of the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea, and are a Union Territory of India. he territory is 150 km (93 mi) north of Aceh in Indonesia and separated from Thailand and Burma by the Andaman Sea. It comprises two island groups, the Andaman Islands and the Nicobar Islands, separated by the 10N parallel, with the Andamans to the north of this latitude, and the Nicobars to the south. The Andaman Sea lies to the east and the Bay of Bengal to the west. The territory's capital is the Andamanese town of Port Blair. The total land area of the territory is approximately 8,073 km (3,117 sq mi). The capital of Nicobar Islands is Car Nicobar also known as Malacca.
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Andaman and Nicobar Islands:

Official languages are Hindi and English. Major Spoken languages are Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, and Nicobarese. Area 8,073 km2 (3,117 sq mi), Population 380,500.

Dadra and Nagar Haveli:

Dadra and Nagar Haveli is a Union Territory in western India. Nagar Haveli is wedged between Maharashtra and Gujarat, whereas Dadra is a enclave 1 km NWsurrounded by Gujarat. The shared capital is Silvassa. The larger part spans a large, roughly c-shaped area 1230 kilometres up-river from the city of Daman on the coast, at the centre of which, and thus outside the territory, is the Madhuban reservoir. Dadra and Nagar Haveli (DNH) are in the middle of the quite undulating watershed of the Daman Ganga River, which after the reservoir flows through Nagar Haveli and later forms the short southern border of Dadra. The towns of Dadra and Silvassa lie on the north bank of the river. The Western Ghatsrange rises to the east, and the foothills of the range occupy the eastern portion of the district. While the territory is landlocked, the Arabian Sea lies just to the west in Gujarat.

Official languages English, Gujarati, Hindi and marathi. Area 487 km2 (188 sq mi), Population 342,853.
Daman and Diu is a union territory in India.

Daman and Diu:

Official languages are English, Gujaratiand Hindi. Daman is the capital and largest city of Daman and Diu. Area 102 km2 (39 sq mi), Population 242,911.
Diu District, an area of 40 km. The main settlement is the town of Diu. Daman District, an area of 28 sq mi or 72 km. The main settlement is the city of Daman.

Lakshadweep

Lakshadweep known as the Laccadive, Minicoy, and Amindivi Islands. is a group of islands in the Laccadive Sea, 200 to 440 kilometres (120 to 270 mi) off the south western coast of India. Lakshadweep comes from "Lakshadweepa", which means "one hundred thousand islands" in Sanskrit as well as many Indian languages like Hindi, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu and others. The islands form the smallest Union Territory of India: their total surface area is just 32 square kilometres 2 (12 sq mi). The lagoon area covers about 4,200 square kilometres (1,600 sq mi), the territorial waters area 20,000 square kilometres (7,700 sq mi) and the exclusive economic zone area 400,000 square kilometres (150,000 sq mi).

Kavaratti is the capital and Andrott city of lakhadweep. Official languages are Malayalam, English and Mahi. Area 32 km2 (12 sq mi), Population 64,429.