Delhi, India's capital territory, is a massive metropolitan area in the country's north.
Uttar Pradesh is a state in northern India. With over 200 million inhabitants, it is the most populated state in India.
Rajasthan is a state in northern India. It covers 342,239 square kilometres or 10.4 percent of India's total geographical area.
Punjab, a state bordering Pakistan and has a total area of 50,362 square kilometres (19,445 sq mi).
Haryana is a North Indian state surrounding New Delhi on 3 sides. The Yamuna River runs along its eastern border with Uttar Pradesh.
Uttarakhand, was formed on 9th November 2000, in northern India crossed by the Himalayas, is known for its Hindu pilgrimage sites.
Madhya Pradesh, a large state in central India, retains landmarks from eras throughout Indian history
Odisha is endowed with vast resources of a variety of minerals and occupies a prominent place in the country as a mineral rich state
Bihar is a state in East India, bordering Nepal. It is divided by the River Ganges, which floods its fertile plains.
Chhattisgarh is a landlocked state located in the region of Central India. Formerly part of Madhya Pradesh it was granted statehood on November 1, 2000. It is the 9th-largest state in India, with an area of 135,192 km2
Jharkhand is a state in eastern India known for its waterfalls, the elegant Jain temples of Parasnath Hill and the elephants and tigers of Betla National Park.
Maharashtra is a state in the western and central peninsular region of India occupying a substantial portion of the Deccan Plateau. Maharashtra is the second-most populous state in India as well as the second-most populous country subdivision in the world.
Karnataka is a state in southwest India with Arabian Sea coastlines. The capital, Bengaluru (formerly Bangalore), is a high-tech hub known for its shopping and nightlife.
Telangana is a state in southern India. In the capital of Hyderabad, the Charminar is a 16th-century mosque with 4 arches supporting 4 towering minarets.
West Bengal is a state in eastern India, between the Himalayas and the Bay of Bengal. Its capital, Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), retains architectural and cultural remnants of its past as an East India Company trading post and capital of the British Raj.
Goa is a state in western India with coastlines stretching along the Arabian Sea. Its long history as a Portuguese colony prior to 1961 is evident in its preserved 17th-century churches and the area's tropical spice plantations.
Tamil Nadu, a South Indian state, is famed for its Dravidian-style Hindu temples. In Madurai, Meenakshi Amman Temple has high 'gopuram' towers ornamented with colourful figures.
Sikkim is a state in northeast India, bordered by Bhutan, Tibet and Nepal. Part of the Himalayas, the area has a dramatic landscape that includes India's highest mountain, 8,586m Kangchenjunga.
Andhra State was the first state to be formed on a linguistic basis in India on 1 October 1953. Andhra Pradesh is a state in the south-eastern coastal region of India. It is the seventh-largest state by area covering an area of 162,975 km2