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Capital of Indian States

Capital of Indian States

Srinagar/Jammu
  • Located on river Jhelum
  • Srinagar – Summer capital, Jammu –Winter capital
  • Famous for Woolen cloths, silk cloths, carpets & handicrafts
Shimla

 

  • Located on Dhauladhar range
  • Capital of Himachal Pradesh
  • Was India’s summer capital at the time of Britishers
  • Central Potato research institute is located at kufri near Shimla

Chandigarh

  • Located in Tarai regions of Himalaya
  • Capital of Punjab, Haryana & a union territory itself
  • Known as Planned city
  • Famous for Rock Garden
  • HQ of Central Scientific instruments organization

Dehradun

  • Capital of Uttarakhand
  • Famous for Forest research institute
  • Famous for Rajaji national park

Jaipur

 

 

  • Known as Pink city, it is the capital of Rajasthan, famous for its palaces
  • Also Famous for Marbles and cutting & polishing of precious stones
  • NH – 8 joins it with Delhi, Ahmedabad & Mumbai

Gandhinagar

  • Located on the banks of Sabarmati
  • Famous for Akshardham Mandir & Institute of Plasma research

Lucknow

 

 

  • Located on banks of Gomati
  • known as city of Nawabs
  • Famous for its embroidery work & Chicken cloths

Patna

  • Located on banks of Ganaga
  • Capital of Bihar
  • Ancient name : Patliputra

Ranchi

  • Located on the bank of Subarnrekha river in chhotanagpur plateau
  • Famous for Tribal Research Institute, Center of forest Productivity

Kolkata

  • Located on bank of Hooghly
  • Capital of West Bengal

Raipur

  • Capital of Chhattisgarh
  • Famous for its diamond deposits
  • Udyanti wildlife sanctuary lies here

Bhubaneshwar

  • Capital of orissa
  • Famous Temples à Konark Sun Temple & Lingaraja Temple

Hyderabad

  • Capital of Telangana
  • Located on banks of river Musi
  • Also known as Information Technology or IT city
  • Famous for Charminar & Salarjang Museum

Mumbai

  • Capital of Maharashtra, Known as Gateway of India
  • Also called as financial capital of India
  • Has 2nd largest film industry in the world after Hollywood

Chennai

  • Capital of Tamil Nadu
  • Famous for 1st cement producing unit

Panaji

  • Capital of Goa
  • Located on the banks of river Mandovi
  • National institute of oceanography located here

Banglore

 

 

  • Capital of Karnataka
  • known as silicon valley & India’s electronic city

Thiruvanthpuram

 

 

  • Capital of Kerala
  • Famous for cultivation of coconuts & fishing

Gangtok

 

 

  • Capital of Sikkim & an important Buddhist cultural center
  • Kanchenjangha National Park
  • Institute of technology of orchidarium

ItanagarCapital of Arunachal PradeshDispurCapital of AssamShillong

  • Capital of Meghalaya
  • Located at khasi & Jaintia hills
  • Also known as Scotland of the east

Kohima

  • Capital of Nagaland, located at Naga hills
  • Graveyard of British soldiers died during 2nd world war

ImphalCapital of ManipurAgartala

  • Capital of Tripura
  • Located on Bangladesh Border

Aizawl

  • located at Mizo hills, known for its Lushai culture
  • Dampa wildlife sanctuary

Silvasa

  • Capital of Dadar & Nagar Haveli
  • Got its name from portuguese word Selva which means forests

PuducherryFamous for Orvile Ashram established by Aurobindo GhoshPort Blair

 

 

  • Capital of A & N, situated in Bay of Bengal
  • Famous Tourist spot is its Cellular jail

Kavaratti

  • Capital of Lakshadweep
  • Located in Arabian sea
  • Surrounded by coral rocks

 

 

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2 Comments

  1. please update Andhra Pradesh also.

  2. There is missing note of Madhya Pradesh in the list.

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