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Political Map of India

by Vishal Kumar

The political map of India illustrates the surrounding countries with international borders, 28 states, and 8 union territories boundaries with their capitals and the national capital.


Political Map of India

Location of India

India’s political map shows in detail the states, and capital cities as well as the bordering countries of India. India is located in Southern Asia with the Bay of Bengal on its eastern side and the Arabian Sea on its western side. It is located on the geographical coordinates of 20º North and 77º East latitude and longitude, respectively. The country covers an area of about 1.269 million sq. mi (3,287,590 sq. km) Kanchenjunga, located at an elevation of 28,209 feet (8,598 meters ) is the highest point in India. This country has got a long coastline of 4,671 mi (7,517 km).

India is surrounded by Afghanistan and Pakistan on the north-western side, China, Nepal, and Tibet on the north-eastern side, Bangladesh and Myanmar on the eastern side, and Sri Lanka on the southern side. The bordering countries are clearly shown on the map.

Capital City of India :

The capital of India is New Delhi, which is located on the geographical coordinates of 28° 36′ North latitude and 77° 12′ East longitude. It is situated at an elevation of 689 ft (210 meters) above sea level. There are two airports located within the city; for International flights, there is IGI Airport, and adjacent to it is another one for domestic flights.

The latitude and Longitude of Delhi are /lat_long/new-delhi.html

Connaught Place, Karol Bagh, Vasant Kunj, Dwarka, and Paharganj are some of the city areas located in the Indian capital.

The Indian States and Union Territories

There are a total of 28 states and 8 Union Territories in India. The states of India along with their capital cities are as follows:

  • Himachal Pradesh: Shimla
  • Punjab: Chandigarh
  • Uttaranchal: Dehradun
  • Haryana: Chandigarh
  • Rajasthan: Jaipur
  • Uttar Pradesh: Lucknow
  • Bihar: Patna
  • Sikkim: Gangtok
  • Assam: Dispur
  • Arunachal Pradesh: Itanagar
  • Manipur: Imphal
  • Nagaland: Kohima
  • Meghalaya: Shillong
  • Mizoram: Aizwal
  • Tripura: Agartala
  • West Bengal: Kolkata
  • Jharkhand: Ranchi
  • Madhya Pradesh: Bhopal
  • Chhattisgarh: Raipur
  • Gujarat: Gandhinagar
  • Orissa: Bhubaneshwar
  • Maharashtra: Mumbai
  • Andhra Pradesh: Hyderabad
  • Telangana: Hyderabad
  • Karnataka: Bangalore
  • Tamil Nadu: Chennai
  • Kerala: Thiruvananthapuram
  • Goa: Panaji

The Union Territories of India are:

  • Chandigarh
  • Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu: Daman is the capital city.
  • Lakshadweep: The capital city of this island is Kavaratti.
  • Pondicherry
  • National Capital Territory of Delhi
  • Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The capital city of this island is Port Blair.
  • Jammu and Kashmir: Srinagar is the capital city
  • Ladakh: Leh is the capital city

The states are highlighted on the political map of India in different colors. The state capitals are marked with a red circle on the Indian map. Andaman and Nicobar Islands lie on the eastern side and Lakshadweep Island lies on the western side of India on the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea respectively.

The Indian Ocean lies in the southern part of India. The water bodies are shown on the printable map of India in blue color. Each of the states on the map has different colors to make it convenient for the user. The national and the international boundary are represented by black-colored dotted lines.

Division Population Area(km.²) Area(Mi.2) Literacy Capital
Andaman and Nicobar Islands 380581 8073 3117 86.63 Port Blair
Andhra Pradesh 49386799 160200 61851 67.41 Amaravati
Arunachal Pradesh 1383727 83743 32332 65.38 Itanagar
Assam 31205576 78438 30284 72.19 Dispur
Bihar 103804637 94163 36355 61.8 Patna
Chandigarh 1055450 114 44 86.05 Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh 25545198 135191 52195 70.28 Raipur
Dadra and Nagar Haveli 343709 491 190 76.24 Silvassa
Daman and Diu 243247 112 43 87.1 Daman
Delhi 16787941 1484 573 86.21 Delhi
Goa 1458545 3702 1429 88.7 Panaji
Gujarat 60439692 196024 75682 78.03 Gandhinagar
Haryana 25351462 44212 17070 75.55 Chandigarh
Himachal Pradesh 6864602 55673 21495 82.8 Shimla
Jammu and Kashmir 12267013 Srinagar, Jammu
Jharkhand 32988134 79714 30776 66.41 Ranchi
Karnataka 61095297 191791 74048 75.36 Bangalore
Kerala 33406061 38863 15004 95.5 Thiruvananthapuram
Ladakh 274289 Leh
Lakshadweep 64473 32 12 91.85 Kavaratti
Madhya Pradesh 72626809 308245 119009 69.32 Bhopal
Maharashtra 121455333 307713 118804 82.34 Mumbai
Manipur 2855794 22327 8620 79.21 Imphal
Meghalaya 2966889 22429 8660 74.43 Shillong
Mizoram 1097206 21081 8139 91.33 Aizawl
Nagaland 1978502 16579 6401 79.55 Kohima
Odisha 41974218 155820 60160 72.87 Bhubaneswar
Pondicherry 1247953 479 185 85.85 Puducherry
Punjab 27743338 50362 19444 75.84 Chandigarh
Rajasthan 68548437 342239 132134 66.11 Jaipur
Sikkim 610577 7096 2740 81.42 Gangtok
Tamil Nadu 72147030 130058 50214 80.09 Chennai
Telangana 35193978 114845 44340 66.83 Hyderabad
Tripura 3673917 10486 4048 94.65 Agartala
Uttar Pradesh 199812341 240928 93019 67.68 Lucknow
Uttarakhand 10086292 53483 20649 78.82 Dehradun
West Bengal 91276115 88752 34266 76.26 Kolkata
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