Kerala

  • Cleanest state of India.
  • Kerala gets the first spell of rains in India.
  • The richest Hindu temple in the world is located in Kerala. Padmanabhaswamy temple is the richest temple regarding gold and precious stones.
  • Kerala is known for its pioneer in medication using Ayurveda as its treatment method.
  • Kerala state has a female – to – male ratio higher than 0.99. Kerala has 1084 females per 1000 males with a rate of 1.084 which is higher than the national figure of 0.940.
  • The state of Kerala consumes about 20% of the country’s gold. Brides to be in Kerala can be seen submerged in gold from head to toe.
  • Kerala is the most literate state in India with a literacy rate of 93.91% while the literacy rate of the country stands at 74.04%.
  • The only state with the highest number of festivals being celebrated.
  • The first state to have implemented education reform bills.
  • The first state to have 100 % primary education
  • It has the least infant mortality rate. (10 per 1000)
  • It is also known as the spice coast of India.
  • Highest of alcohol consumption.
  • First Church, Mosque and Synagogue of India are in Kerala
  • Kerala enjoys a high life expectancy that of 75 years as compared to 64 years in India.
  • Zero Homeless State.
  • In February 2016, India’s then President, Pranab Mukherjee, conferred Kerala with the title of first digital state in the country.
  • It has an abundance of coconut trees.
  • The backwaters cover almost half of the length of Kerala.
  • National Geographic had declared it as Paradise of the world amongst ten others.
  • Home to a vast variety of herbs.
  • Natural Healthy Food

Capitals of all states in India

Here is a map of New India.

Do you know some states have more than 1 capital? YES!!! They have. The states having more than one capital are as follows:

Goa, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra.

States and their capitals:

1

Andhra Pradesh

Amaravathi, Visakhapatnam, Karnool

2

Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar

3

Assam

Dispur

4

Bihar

Patna

5

Chhattisgarh

Raipur

6

Goa

Panaji

7

Gujarat

Gandhinagar

8

Haryana

Chandigarh

9

Himachal Pradesh

Shimla

10

Mizoram

Aizwal

11

Jharkhand

Ranchi

12

Karnataka

Bangalore

13

Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram

14

Madhya

Pradhesh

Bhopal

15

Maharashtra

Mumbai

16

Manipur

Imphal

17

Meghalaya

Shillong

18

Nagaland

Kohima

19

Odisha

Bhubaneswar

20

Punjab

Chandigarh

21

Rajasthan

Jaipur

22

Sikkim

Gangtok

23

Tamil Nadu

Chennai

24

Tripura

Agartala

25

Telangana

Hyderabad

26

Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow

27

Uttarakhand

Dehradun

28

West Bengal

Kolkata

Union territories and their capitals.

1. Delhi

New Delhi

2. Chandigarh

Chandigarh

3. Daman & Diu

Daman

4. Dadra & Nagar Haveli

Silvassa

5. Puducherry

Pondicheri

6. Lakshadweep Islands

Kavaratti

7. Andaman &Nicobar Islands

Port Blair

8. Jammu

Srinagar

9. Ladakh

Leh

India States, Capitals, Languages

State Andra Pradesh ………. Capital Hyderabad ………. Telugu and Urdu


State Arunachal Pradesh ………. Capital Itanager ………. Miji, Apotanji, Merdukpen, Tagin,Adi, Honpa, Bangini-Nishi.


State Assam ………. Capital Dispur ………. Assamese


State Bihar ………. Capital Patna ………. Hindi


State Chhattisgarh ………. Capital Raipur ………. Hindi


State Goa ………. Capital Panaji ………. Marathi and Konkani


State Gujarat ………. Capital Gandhinagar ………. Gujarati


State Haryana ………. Capital Chandigarh ………. Hindi


State Himachal Pradesh ………. Capital Shimla ………. Hindi and Pahari


State Mizoram ………. Capital Aizawl ………. Mizo and English


State Jammu & Kashmir ………. Capital Srinagar (Summer) ………. Kashmiri,Dogri, Urdu, Ladakhi,


State ………. Capital Jammu (Winter) ………. Pahari,Punjabi and Dadri


State Jharkhand ………. Capital Ranchi ………. Hindi


State Karnataka ………. Capital Bangalore ………. Kannda


State Kerala ………. Capital Trivandrum ………. Malayalam


State Madhya Pradesh ………. Capital Bhopal ………. Hindi


State Maharashtra ………. Capital Bombay ………. Marathi


State Manipur ………. Capital Imphal ………. Manipuri


State Meghalaya ………. Capital Shillong ………. Khasi, Jaintia and Garo


State Nagaland ………. Capital Kohima ………. Ao, Konyak, Angami, Sema and Lotha


State Orissa ………. Capital Bhubaneswar ………. Oriya


State Punjab ………. Capital Chandigarh ………. Punjabi


State Rajasthan ………. Capital Jaipur ………. Rajasthani and Hindi


State Sikkim ………. Capital Gangtok ………. Bhutia, Hindi, Nepali, Lepcha, Limbu


State Tamil Nadu ………. Capital Chennai ………. Tamil


State Tripura ………. Capital Agartala ………. Bengali, Tripuri, Manipuri, Kakborak


State Uttar Pradesh ………. Capital Lucknow ………. Hindi


State Uttaranchal ………. Capital Dehra Dun ………. Hindi


State West Bengal ………. Capital Calcutta ………. Bengali