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List of States and Union Territories of India by Area (Ranking)

State Wise Area in India

Areawise ranking of Indian States


» The following is a list of states and territories of The Republic of India by area according to the census of 2011.
» India is a federation composed of 29 states and 7 union territories.
» It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country (with over 1.2 billion people), and the most populous democracy in the world.
» All states, as well as the union territories of Puducherry and the National Capital Territory of Delhi, have elected legislatures and governments, both patterned on the Westminster model.
» The remaining five union territories are directly ruled by the centre through appointed administrators.

Area wise Rankings of Indian States

Rank
State
Area (km2)
National Share (%)
1
Rajasthan
342,239
10.41
2
Madhya Pradesh
308,245
9.37
3
Maharashtra
307,713
9.36
4
Uttar Pradesh
240,928
7.33
5
Jammu and Kashmir
222,236
6.76
6
Gujarat
196,024
5.96
7
Karnataka
191,791
5.83
8
Andhra Pradesh
162,968
4.87
9
Odisha
155,707
4.73
10
Chhattisgarh
135,191
4.11
11
Tamil Nadu
130,058
3.95
12
Telangana
112,077
3.49
13
Bihar
94,163
2.86
14
West Bengal
88,752
2.70
15
Arunachal Pradesh
83,743
2.54
16
Jharkhand
79,714
2.42
17
Assam
78,438
2.38
18
Himachal Pradesh
55,673
1.70
19
Uttarakhand
53,483
1.62
20
Punjab
50,362
1.53
21
Haryana
44,212
1.34
22
Kerala
38,863
1.18
23
Meghalaya
22,429
0.68
24
Manipur
22,327
0.68
25
Mizoram
21,081
0.64
26
Nagaland
16,579
0.50
27
Tripura
10,486
0.31
28
Sikkim
7,096
0.21
29
Goa
3,702
0.11

Area wise Rankings of Indian Union Territories

Rank
Territory
Area(Km2)
National Share (%)
1
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
8,249
0.25
2
Delhi
1,490
0.04
3
Puducherry
492
0.01
4
Dadra and Nagar Haveli
491
0.01
5
Chandigarh
114
0.003
6
Daman and Diu
112
0.003
7
Lakshadweep
32
0.001


Other Facts:

Smallest state in India area wise →Goa

Largest state in India by population →Uttar Pradesh

Smallest state in India by population →Sikkim

Which is the largest city in India →Mumbai

Total states in India 2016 →29

Biggest district in India→Arewise Kachchh (Gujarat).
→Population wise Mumbai

Frequently Asked Question and Answers

The states which do not have an international border or lie on the coast.

The states do not share an international boundary or lie on the cost are Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Chattisgarh.

Which is the most populated district in India?

According to districts, the Thane district of Maharashtra displays the highest population with a population figure of 1.11 crore. Dibang Valley district of Arunachal Pradesh displays the lowest population in the country with a population of 7,948.

Which is the smallest district in India?

Mahe of Puducherry is the smallest (9 km2) district of India by area while Kutch of Gujarat is the largest (45,652 km2) district of India by area.

Which state has the lowest population in India?

48.90% of the country's population lives in five States, namely, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Bihar, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh. Ten most populated states of India contributes 76.56% of India's population. Sikkim (610,577) is the smallest state and Lakshadweep (64,473) is smallest union territory of India.

How many districts are there in Telangana?

Telangana constitutes 10 districts: Adilabad, Karimnagar, Nizamabad, Medak, Warangal, Khammam, Hyderabad, Rangareddy, Nalgonda, and Mahaboobnagar districts. District Population Area (sq.km) Capital.

Which is the most populated state in India?

Uttar Pradesh (−2.6 million) and Bihar (−1.7 million) topped the list for interstate emigration. The five states of Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Bihar, West Bengal and Madhya Pradesh account for almost half (47.90 percent) of the total Indian population.

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