List of states and territories of India by area

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The following is a list of states and territories of India by area. India consists of 29 states, seven Union Territories, and one National Capital Region.[1][2]

List[edit]

Rank State / Territory Area (km²) Region Country of Comparable size Ref
1 Rajasthan 342,240 Western  Republic of the Congo
2 Madhya Pradesh 308,252 Central  Oman [note 1]
3 Maharashtra 307,713 Western  Italy [note 1]
4 Uttar Pradesh 240,928 Northern  United Kingdom
5 Jammu and Kashmir 222,236 Northern  Romania [note 2]
6 Gujarat 196,021 Western  Ghana
7 Karnataka 191,791 Southern  Kyrgyzstan
8 Andhra Pradesh 160,205 Southern  Tunisia
9 Odisha 155,707 Eastern  Bangladesh
10 Chhattisgarh 135,191 Central  Greece [note 1]
11 Tamil Nadu 130,058 Southern  England
12 Telangana 114,840 Southern  Honduras
13 Bihar 94,163 Eastern  Malawi
14 West Bengal 88,752 Eastern  Jordan
15 Arunachal Pradesh 83,743 Northeastern  United Arab Emirates
16 Jharkhand 79,714 Eastern  Austria
17 Assam 78,438 Northeastern  Czech Republic
18 Himachal Pradesh 55,673 Northern  Croatia
19 Uttarakhand 53,483 Northern  Togo
20 Punjab 50,362 Northern  Costa Rica
21 Haryana 44,212 Northern  Denmark
22 Kerala 38,863 Southern  Bhutan
23 Meghalaya 22,429 Northeastern  Djibouti
24 Manipur 22,327 Eastern  Belize
25 Mizoram 21,081 Eastern  El Salvador
26 Nagaland 16,579 Eastern  Swaziland
27 Tripura 10,486 Eastern  Lebanon
28 Sikkim 7,096 Northeastern  French Southern and Antarctic Lands
29 Goa 3,702 Western  French Polynesia
30 Delhi 1,483 Northern  Faroe Islands
31 Puducherry 479 Southern  Northern Mariana Islands [note 3]
32 Chandigarh 114 Northern  Wallis and Futuna
India 3,287,263 [note 1]
[note 3]

Source:Area of states[3]

The area of Andaman and Nicobar islands of 8073 km2 and Lakshadweep islands of 32 km2 are not added in this list. The area figures of states and union territories do not add up to area of India because:

  1. ^ a b c d The shortfall of 7 km2 (2.7 sq mi) area of Madhya Pradesh and 3 km2 (1.2 sq mi) area of Chhattisgarh is yet to be resolved by the Survey of India
  2. ^ Actual area of Jammu and Kashmir under administration of J&K govermenment is 101,387 km2 (39,146 sq mi) Though Siachen Glacier is also under India control,it is not in jurisdiction of J&K government,as it is not a habitable place for civilians
  3. ^ a b Disputed area of 13 km2 (5.0 sq mi) between Puducherry and Andhra Pradesh is included in neither.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Indian states and territories census". Govt. of Bihar. Retrieved 6 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "Area of Indian states" (pdf). Gov.t of Andhra Pradesh. p. 598. 
  3. ^ "Official site of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, India". Retrieved 20 July 2013.