Area of each state of India

India is a unique country with the largest democracy. People speak different languages, but the national language of India is Hindi.

They divided this country into 29 states and 7 union territories. There are many casts, languages, religions, and cultures so it is famous for saying Unity in diversity.

India is also known by different names such as Vharat, Hindustan, and sometimes Aryavart. The Bay Of Bengal surrounds India in the East, the Arabian sea in the west, and the Indian Ocean in the south.

Many neighboring countries are Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, and Bangladesh. They also divided it into six different natural regions they are:

  1. The northern mountains
  2. The southern plateau
  3. The northern plains
  4. The Great Indian Desert
  5. The coastal plains
  6. The island regions

India National Symbols

The national Indian flag has tricolours with deep saffron at the top, which stands for purity. The second colour is white colour, which stands for peace, and the third colour is dark green colour, which stands for fertility.

The national song of India is Vande Mataram, composed by Bankimchandra Chatterji in Sanskrit. The national anthem of India is Jana-gana-mana which is composed originally in Bengali by Rabindranath Tagore.

And the national bird of India is a peacock with a fan-shaped crest of feathers and a long slender neck. The magnificent Panthera tiger is a national animal with a yellow coat of fur symbolizing grace, strength, and power.

State of India with its area

They divided India into 28 states and eight union territories. It also includes the National Capital Territory of Delhi.


A list of all the states with its area is shown in the table below

S.N State Region Share% Area
1 Rajasthan Northern 10.4 342,239
2 Madhya Pradesh Central 9.38 308,252
3 Maharashtra Western 9.36 307,713
4 Uttar Pradesh Central 7.33 240,938
5 Gujarat Western 5.97 196,024
6 Karnataka southern 5.83 191,791
7 Andhra Pradesh Southern 4.96 162,968
8 Odisha Eastern 4.74 155,707
9 Chhattisgarh Central 4.11 135,191
10 Tamil Nadu Southern 3.96 130,058
11 Telangana Southern 3.41 112,077
12 Bihar Eastern 2.86 94,163
13 West Bengal Eastern 2.70 88,752
14 Arunachal Pradesh Northeastern 2.55 83,743
15 Jharkhand Eastern 2.42 79,714
16 Assam Northeastern 1.39 78,438
17 Ladakh Northern 5.07 59,146
18 Himachal Pradesh Northern 1.69 55,673
19 Uttarakhand Northern 1.63 53,483
20 Punjab Northern 1.53 50,362
21 Haryana Northern 1.34 44,212
22 Jammu and Kashmir Northern 1.69 42,241
23 Kerala Southern 1.18 38,863
24 Meghalaya Northeastern 0.682 22,429
25 Manipur Northeastern 0.679 22,327
26 Mizoram Northeastern 0.641 21,081
27 Nagaland Northeastern 0.504 16,579
28 Tripura Northeastern 0.319 10,486
29 Andama and Nicobar island Bay Of Bengal 0.251 8,249
30 Sikkim Northeastern 0.216 7,096
31 Goa Western 0.113 3,702
32 New Delhi Northern 0.0451 1,490
33 Puducherry Southern 0.0183 492
34 Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu Western 0.0149 491
35 Chandigarh Northern 0.00347 114
36 Lakshadweep Arabian sea 0.00091 32


Rajasthan is the largest in India compared to its area (342,239). The size of Rajasthan is greater than the 65th largest country, Congo. As compared to Omen, the population of Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra is slightly less.

The smallest state in India is Goa, while the smallest union territory is Lakshadweep. Ladakh is the largest union territory.

Which is the richest state of India as compared to another state?

As compared to other states, Maharashtra is the best and richest state in India.

Which is the poorest state in India as compared to all the states?

As compared to other states, Bihar, Jharkhand, and Uttar Pradesh are known as the poorest state in India.