Indian States: Foundation Year, Capital Area (km2), National Share (%) and Country of comparable size

Below are the details of Indian states with their rank, Foundation Year, Capital Area (km2), National Share (%), Region and comparable size to other Countries all around the world.

This can be very useful general knowledge for competitive exams.

Rank State / Territory Foundation Year Capital Area (km2) Region Country of comparable size
1 Rajasthan 1956-11-01 Jaipur 342,239 Western Republic of the Congo
2 Madhya Pradesh 1956-11-01 Bhopal 308,350 Central  Oman
3 Maharashtra 1960-05-01 Mumbai 307,713 Western  Oman
4 Uttar Pradesh 1947-08-15 Lucknow 243,290 Northern  United Kingdom
5 Jammu and Kashmir 1947-10-26 Srinagar (S) and Jammu(W) 222,236 Northern  Guyana
6 Gujarat 1960-05-01 Gandhinagar 196,024 Western  Senegal
7 Karnataka 1947-08-15 Bengaluru 191,791 Southern Senegal
8 Andhra Pradesh 1956-11-01 Vijayawada 162,968 Southern Tunisia
9 Odisha 1947-08-15 Bhubaneswar 155,707 Eastern  Bangladesh
10 Chhattisgarh 2000-11-01 Raipur 135,191 Central  Greece
11 Tamil Nadu 1947-08-15 Chennai 130,058 Southern  Nicaragua
12 Telangana 2014-06-02 Hyderabad 112,077 Southern Honduras
13 Bihar 1947-08-15 Patna 94,163 Eastern Hungary
14 West Bengal 1947-08-15 Kolkata 88,752 Eastern Serbia
15 Arunachal Pradesh 1987-02-20 Itanagar 83,743 Northeastern  Austria
16 Jharkhand 2000-11-15 Ranchi 79,714 Eastern Czech Republic
17 Assam 1950-01-26 Dispur 78,438 Northeastern  Czech Republic
18 Himachal Pradesh 1948-04-15 Shimla 55,673 Northern  Croatia
19 Uttarakhand 2000-11-09 Dehra Dun 53,483 Northern  Costa Rica
20 Punjab 1947-08-15 Chandigarh 50,362 Northern Costa Rica
21 Haryana 1966-11-01 Chandigarh 44,212 Northern  Denmark
22 Kerala 1956-11-01 Thiruvananthapuram 38,863 Southern  Bhutan
23 Meghalaya 1970-04-02 Shillong 22,429 Northeastern  Djibouti
24 Manipur 1972-01-21 Imphal 22,327 Northeastern  Belize
25 Mizoram 1970-04-02 Aizawl 21,081 Northeastern  El Salvador
26 Nagaland 1963-12-01 Kohima 16,579 Northeastern Swaziland
27 Tripura 1972-01-21 Agartala 10,486 Northeastern Lebanon
28 Sikkim 1975-05-16 Gangtok 7,096 Northeastern  French Southern and Antarctic Lands
29 Goa 1987-05-30 Panaji 3,702 Western  French Polynesia
30 Andaman and
Nicobar Islands (UT)
1956-11-01 Port Blair 8,249 Bay of Bengal  Puerto Rico
31 Delhi (NCT) 1991-12-01 Delhi 1,484 Northern Faroe Islands
32 Puducherry (UT) 1963-01-07 Pondicherry 562 Southern Andorra
33 Dadra and Nagar Haveli (UT) 1961-08-11 Silvassa 491 Western  Andorra
34 Chandigarh (UT) 1966-11-01 Chandigarh 114 Northern Wallis and Futuna
35 Daman and Diu (UT) 1987-05-23 Daman 112 Western  Montserrat
36 Lakshadweep (UT) 1956-11-01 Kavaratti 32 Arabian Sea  Macau
India 3,287,263[a]

 

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