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][3]


Rank State Area (km²)[4] Region Comparable country
1 Rajasthan 3,42,239 Western  Republic of the Congo
2 Madhya Pradesh 3,08,252[note 1] Central India  Oman
3 Maharashtra 3,07,713[note 1] Western  Italy
4 Uttar Pradesh 2,40,928 North India  United Kingdom
5 Jammu and Kashmir 2,22,236[note 2] Northern  Ghana
6 Gujarat 196,024[note 2] West India  Ghana
7 Karnataka 1,91,791 Southern  Syria
8 Andhra Pradesh 160,205[note 3] South India  Tunisia
9 Odisha 1,55,707 Eastern  Bangladesh
10 Chhattisgarh 1,35,191[note 1] Central India  Greece
11 Tamil Nadu 1,30,058 Southern  England
12 Bihar 94,163 East India  South Korea
14 West Bengal 88,752 East India  Jordan
15 Arunachal Pradesh 83,743 Northeast India  United Arab Emirates
16 Jharkhand 79,714 East India  Czech Republic
17 Assam 78,438 Northeast India  Ireland
18 Himachal Pradesh 55,673 North India  Sri Lanka
19 Uttarakhand 53,483 North India  Bosnia and Herzegovina
20 Punjab 50,362 Northern  Denmark
21 Haryana 44,212 North India   Switzerland
22 Kerala 38,863 Southern  Netherlands
23 Meghalaya 22,429 Northeast India  El Salvador
24 Manipur 22,327 Northeast India  Belize
25 Mizoram 21,081 Northeast India  Slovakia
26 Nagaland 16,579 Northeast India  Kuwait
27 Tripura 10,486 Northeast India  Lebanon
28 Andaman and Nicobar Islands 8,249 East India  Puerto Rico
29 Sikkim 7,096 Northeast India  Puerto Rico
30 Goa 3,702 Western  Luxembourg
31 Delhi 1,483 North India  Mauritius
32 Puducherry 479[note 3] Southern  Andorra
33 Dadra and Nagar Haveli 491 Western  Seychelles
34 Chandigarh 114 North India  Wallis and Futuna
35 Daman and Diu 112 Western  Jersey
36 Lakshadweep 32 Southern  Macau
  India[note 1][note 3] 3,287,263

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. ^ a b 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 c Disputed area of 13 km2 (5.0 sq mi) between Puducherry and Andhra Pradesh is included in neither.

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