List of all Union Territories of India

As we are all aware of the fact that India has a total number of 8 Union Territories and altogether 28 states. These eight Union Territories located in India involved some of the great places such as Delhi, Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, and Daman and Diu, Puducherry, Chandigarh, Andaman, and the Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep. So, let’s talk about the Union Territory of India.

We can conclude Union Territory as a particular organizational sector in the Republic of India. Contrary to the different states of India have possessed their state governments, but they didn’t have any government. But they all are governed by the Central Department of the Government which we also call as Union Government. All of the Union Territories of India has their capital city or particular area for the administrative works.

Here, we are going to reveal the list of all the 8 Union Territories of India.

Ladakh

Jammu & Kashmir

National Capital Territory of Delhi

Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu

Pondicherry (Puducherry)

Chandigarh (Also the Capital of Punjab & Haryana)

Andaman & Nicobar: First union territory of India

Lakshadweep: Smallest union territory of India

Now, let’s discuss all the Union Territories of India in brief:

Ladakh (Established on 31 October 2019)

Area – 59,146 km²

Population – 2.74 lakhs

Capital – Leh

Region – North India

Ladakh is popularly remembered as the heaven of the Earth. It’s a land with an indulgence of attractive places to visit and full of beautiful landscapes. The people residing there are religious and have incredible cultures. Ladakh is famous because of Pangong Lake, Magnetic Hill, and Zanskar Valley. It includes two main districts, Leh and Kargil.

Jammu & Kashmir (Established on October 31, 2019)

Area – 222,236 km²

Population – 1.25 Crores

Capital – Jammu (winter), Srinagar (summer)

Region – North India

As per the Constitution of India, the central government of India announced that Jammu and Kashmir are the new Union Territory of India. It possesses its legislature, same as the other two Union Territories of India, Delhi, and Pondicherry.

It is a self-administered government with a legislative government.

National Capital Territory of Delhi (Capital Delhi, Established on 1 November 1956)

Area – 1,483 km²

Population – 1, 67, 53, 235

Region – North India

Delhi or what we can call, the National Capital Territory of Delhi is a metropolitan city and also a union territory in India which includes the capital city of India, New Delhi. Delhi is famous because of India Gate, Humayun’s Tomb, and Hauz Khas Village. Same as like other states of India, Delhi possesses its legislature.

It is a self-administered government with a legislative government.

Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu (Established on May 30, 1987)

Area – 491 km²

Population – 3, 42,853

Region – Western India

Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu are concurrently a solitary union territory as per the constitution authorized by the Government of India. Daman is established as the capital of this new union territory.

Daman and Diu are popular because of the great places like Devka Beach, Mirasol Lake Garden, Lighthouse, and Daman. Dadra and Nagar Haveli were integrated with the Republic of India on 11 August 1961.

Pondicherry – Puducherry (Established on 16 August 1962)

Area – 479 km²

Population – 12,44,464

Capital – Puducherry

Region – South India

Pondicherry was established in 1962, out of the retired French colonies of Mahe, Pondicherry, Karaikal, and Yanam. These regions are presently the districts under Pondicherry.

Karaikal and Puducherry districts are edged by Tamil Nadu while the rest of the districts of Mahe and Yanam are edged by Kerala and Andhra Pradesh respectively. Pondicherry is popular because of the great places like Paradise Beach, Pondicherry, Aurobindo Ashram, and Auroville.

Pondicherry is also implied as Puducherry and generally spoken of as just Pondy.

Chandigarh (Also the Capital of Punjab & Haryana, (Established on 1 November 1966)

Area – 114 km²

Population – 10, 54,686

Capital – Chandigarh

Region – North India

Chandigarh is the capital city of both state Punjab as well as Haryana. It is comparable to Delhi in the description that it is conferred the status of a city and also a union territory at the same time. Chandigarh is popular because of the great places like Rose Garden, Rock Garden, and Sukhna Lake. However, it is regulated directly by the central government.

Andaman & Nicobar (Established on 1st November 1956)

Area – 8,249 km²

Population – 3, 79,944

Capital – Port Blair

Region – South India

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands altogether was the first union territory of India after sovereignty. These islands are located to the south-east of the India Peninsula landmass. Nonetheless, Andaman & Nicobar are popular because of the great places like Scuba Diving In Andaman, Havelock Island, and Radhanagar Beach.

Lakshadweep – Smallest union territory of India (Established on 1st November 1956)

Area – 32 km²

Population – 64,429

Capital – Kavaratti

Region – South India

Lakshadweep has rare beautiful and exotic islands and waterfronts of India. Also, it is the smallest union territory of India. Lakshadweep was once a part of Madras (now Chennai) and was set apart. It has the dignity of Union Territory. Lakshadweep is popular because of the great places like Minicoy Island, Agatti Islands, and Bangaram Island.

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