India states and capitals 2020 |Interesting facts about 29 Indian states

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States and Capitals of India 2020

S.No States Name Capital
1Andhra PradeshHyderabad (Proposed Capital Amaravati)
2Arunachal PradeshItanagar
3Assam Dispur
4Bihar Patna
5ChhattisgarhRaipur
6Goa Panaji
7Gujarat Gandhinagar
8Haryana Chandigarh
9Himachal Pradesh Shimla
10Jammu and KashmirSrinagar/Jammu
11Jharkhand Ranchi
12Karnataka Bengaluru (formerly Bangalore)
13Kerala Thiruvananthapuram
14Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
15MaharashtraMumbai
16Manipur Imphal
17MeghalayaShillong
18Mizoram Aizawl
19Nagaland Kohima
20Odisha Bhubaneswar
21Punjab Chandigarh
22RajasthanJaipur
23Sikkim Gangtok
24Tamil Nadu Chennai
25Telangana Hyderabad
26Tripura Agartala
27Uttar Pradesh Lucknow
28UttarakhandDehradun/ Gairsain
29West BengalKolkata

1. Andhra Pradesh – Amravati

• Hyderabad was the former capital of Andhra Pradesh but it got replaced by Amaravathi on October 22, 2015.

2. Arunachal Pradesh – Itanagar

• Itanagar is the capital of Arunachal Pradesh from April 20, 1974.Arunachal Pradesh is India’s largest state in the Northeast.

3. Assam – Dispur

• Shillong was the capital of Assam and it got replaced by Dispur from 1972 and it was founded on 26 Jan. 1950

4. Bihar – Patna

• Patna is the capital of Bihar. It is the largest city in Bihar and it was founded on 26 Jan. 1950. Patna is known as the largest riverine city in the world.

5. Chhattisgarh – Atal Nagar 

• Naya Raipur is the new capital of  Chhattisgarh’s and it was founded on 1 Nov. 2000. Later it was renamed as Atal Nagar on August 21, 2018 in memory of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

6. Goa – Panaji

• Goa was declared as a state of India in 30 May. 1987. Panaji is the capital of Goa.

7. Gujarat – Gandhinagar

• Gandhinagar is the capital of Gujarat. It got its name from the Father of the Nation. It was founded on 1 May. 1960

8. Haryana – Chandigarh

• Chandigarh is the capital of Haryana from 1948. The name derived from the temple of ‘Chandi Mandir’  It was founded on 1 Nov. 1966

9. Himachal Pradesh – Shimla/Dharamshala

• Shimla is the capital of Himachal Pradesh and it was founded on 25 Jan. 1971. Later Dharamsala was also declared as a capital in 2017

10. Jammu and Kashmir – Srinagar/Jammu

• Srinagar and Jammu are the capital of  Jammu and Kashmir From May to October Srinagar is the summer capital and from November to April Jammu is the winter capital.

11. Jharkhand – Ranchi

• Ranchi is the capital of Jharkhand and It was founded on 15 Nov. 2000.

12. Karnataka – Bengaluru

• Bengaluru is the capital of Karnataka. It was formerly known as Bangalore. It was founded on 1 Nov. 1956.

13. Kerala – Thiruvananthapuram

• Thiruvananthapuram is the capital of Kerala, formerly known as Trivandrum. It was founded on 1 Nov. 1956

14. Madhya Pradesh – Bhopal

• Bhopal is the capital of Madhya Pradesh and it was founded by King Bhoja in the 11th century. It is also known as the ‘city of lakes’ 

15. Maharashtra – Mumbai

• Mumbai is the capital of Maharashtra and it was founded on 1 May. 1960. it was formerly known as Bombay till 1995.

16. Manipur – Imphal

• Imphal is the capital of Manipur. It was founded on 21 Jan. 1972.

17. Meghalaya – Shillong

• Shillong, the capital of Meghalaya. It was founded on 21 Jan. 1972. It is the only hill station that is accessible from all sides.

18. Mizoram – Aizawl

• Aizawl is the capital of Mizoram and it was founded on 20 Feb. 1987

19. Nagaland – Kohima

• Kohima is the capital of Nagaland. T was founded on 1 Dec. 1963. It is the land of the Angami Naga tribe. Kohima was also known as Thigoma

20. Odisha (Orissa) – Bhubaneswar

• Cuttack is the former capital of Odisha and it was replaced by Bhubaneswar In 1948

21. Punjab – Chandigarh

• Chandigarh is the capital of Punjab. It was made as a shared capital of two states Haryana and Punjab. It was founded on 1 Nov. 1956

22. Rajasthan – Jaipur

• Jaipur is the capital of Rajastan and it is popularly known as the ‘Pink city of Rajasthan. It was founded on 1 Nov. 1956.

23. Sikkim – Gangtok

• Gangtok is the capital of Sikkim. Gangtok means Top of the Hill. It was founded on 16 May. 1975.

24. Tamil Nadu – Chennai

• Chennai is the capital of Tamil Nadu and its  formerly known as Madras Patnam, which is 380 years old. It was founded on 26 Jan. 1950.

25. Telangana – Hyderabad

• Hyderabad is the capital of Telangana. It was founded on 2 Jun. 2014.  It was made as a shared capital of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh until 2015.

26. Tripura – Agartala

• Ahartala is the capital of Tripura. It was founded on 21 Jan. 1972.

27. Uttar Pradesh – Lucknow

• Lucknow is the capital of Uttarpradesh. It is popularly known as The City of Nawabs. It was founded on 26 Jan. 1950.

28. Uttarakhand – Dehradun/ Gairsain

• Dehradun and Gairsain are the capital of Uttarakhand. Dehradun is the Winter Capital andGairsain is the Summer capital of Uttarakhand.It was founded on 9 Nov. 2000.

29. West Bengal – Kolkata•

Kolkata is the capital of West Bengal, formerly know as Calcutta. It was founded on 1 Nov. 1956. Kolkata was the capital of India until 1911. Later, Delhi was made the capital of India.