States and union territories of India

States and union territories of India

CategoryFederated states
LocationRepublic of India
Number29 States
7 Union territories
PopulationsStates: 610,577 Sikkim – 199,812,341 Uttar Pradesh
Union Territories: 64,473 Lakshadweep – 16,787,941 National Capital Territory
AreasStates: 3,702 km2 (1,429 sq mi) Goa – 342,269 km2 (132,151 sq mi) Rajasthan
Union territories: 32 km2 (12 sq mi) Lakshadweep – 8,249 km2 (3,185 sq mi) Andaman and Nicobar Islands
GovernmentState governments, Union Government (Union territories)
SubdivisionsDistricts, Divisions

India is a federal union comprising 29 states and 7 union territories, for a total of 36 entities. The states and union territories are further subdivided into districts and smaller administrative divisions.

Responsibilities and authorities

The Constitution of India distributes the sovereign executive and legislative powers exercisable with respect to the territory of any State between the Union and that State.[1]

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