India – States, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh

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India - States

Jharkhand

  • Area: 79, 714 sq.km.

  • Capital: Ranchi

  • No. of Districts: 18

  • Population: 26,909,428 (2001)

  • Growth rate: 23.19% (1991-2001)

  • Density per sq.km. : 338

  • Sex ratio: 941 (per 1000 males)

  • Literacy rate : 54.13%

  • Males : 67.94%

  • Females: 39.38%

  • Principal Language : Hindi

  • Legislature: Bicameral

  • Location: Jharkhand is bounded by West Bengal in the East, Uttar Pradesh and Chhattisgarh in the West, Bihar in North and Orissa in South.

Karnataka

  • Area: 1, 91,791 sq.km.

  • Capital: Bangalore

  • No. of Districts: 27

  • Population: 52,733,958 (2001)

  • Growth rate : 17.25% (1991-2001)

  • Density per sq.km. : 275

  • Sex ratio: 964 (per 1000 males)

  • Literacy rate : 67.04%

  • Males : 76.29%

  • Females: 57.45%

  • Principal Language : Kannada

  • Legislature: Bicameral

  • Location: Located in South India, Karnataka is bounded North by Maharashtra, East by Andhra Pradesh, South by Tamil Nadu and Kerala, West by the Arabian Sea

Kerala

  • Area: 38, 863 sq.km.

  • Capital: Thiruvananthapuram

  • No. of Districts: 14

  • Population: 31,838,619 (2001)

  • Growth rate : 9.42% (1991-2001)

  • Density per sq.km. : 819

  • Sex ratio: 1,058 (per 1000 males)

  • Literacy rate : 90.92%

  • Males : 94.20%

  • Females: 87.86%

  • Principal Language : Malayalam

  • Legialature: Unicameral.

  • Location: Located in South India, Kerala is bounded North by Karnataka, East and South-East by Tamil Nadu, South-West by the Indian Ocean & the Arabian Sea in the West.

Madhya Pradesh

  • Area: 308, 313 sq.km.

  • Population: 60,385,118 (2001)

  • Capital: Bhopal

  • Growth rate: 24.34% (1991-2001)

  • No. of Districts: 45

  • Density per sq.km.: 196

  • Sex ratio: 920 (per 1000 males)

  • Literacy rate: 64.11%

  • Males: 76.80%

  • Females: 50.28%

  • Principal Language : Hindi

  • Legislature: Unicameral.

  • Location: Madhya Pradesh is bounded by Chhattisgarh in the East, Rajasthan & Gujarat in the West, and Uttar Pradesh in the North & Maharashtra in the South.

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