consists of 28 States and 7 Union Territories.
Delhi, the capital of India, is the largest metropolis by area and the second largest metropolis by population. Rajasthan, which covers a total area of 342,239 sq km, is the largest state of India. Goa is the smallest Indian state with an area of 3702 sq km.
The length of the coastline of India including the coastlines of Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal and Lakshwadweep Islands in the Arabian Sea is 7517 km. The coastline of Indian mainland is surrounded by Arabian Sea in the west, Bay of Bengal in the east and Indian Ocean in the south. A Map of Indian States and Union Territories makes you well acquainted with all the states and union territories that comprise India along with their capitals.
Andaman & Nicobar Islands is the largest union territory in India which covers an area of 8,249 sq km. Lakshadweep with an area of 32 sq km is the smallest Union Territory in India.
The map below will help familiarize you with the states and union territories of India and their capitals: