India – States, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Goa (Area, Location),

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India - States

Assam

  • Area-: 78, 438 sq.km.

  • Capital: Dispur

  • No. of Districts: 23

  • Population: 26,638,407 (2001)

  • Growth rate: 18.85% (1991-2001)

  • Density per sq.km: 340

  • Sex ratio: 932 (per 1000 males)

  • Literacy rate: 64.28%

  • Males: 71.93%

  • Females: 56.03%

  • Principal Language: Assamese

  • Legislature: Unicameral

  • Location: Located in Eastern India, Assam is almost separated from Central India by Bangladesh. It is bounded West by West Bengal, North by Bhutan and Arunachal Pradesh, East by Nagaland, Manipur and Burma, South by Meghalaya, Bangladesh, Tripura and Mizoram.

Bihar

  • Area: 94, 163 sq.km.

  • Capital: Patna

  • No. of Districts: 37

  • Population: 82,878,796 (2001)

  • Growth rate : 28.43% (1991-2001)

  • Density per sq.km. : 880

  • Sex ratio: 921 (per 1000 males)

  • Literacy rate : 47.53%

  • Males : 60.32%

  • Females: 33.57%

  • Principal Language : Hindi

  • Legislature: Bicameral.

  • Location: Located in North India, Bihar is bounded by Nepal in North, Jharkhand in South, and West Bengal in East and Uttar Pradesh in West.

Chhattisgarh

  • Area: 1, 35,133 sq.km.

  • Capital: Raipur

  • No. of Districts: 16

  • Population: 20,795,956 (2001)

  • Growth rate : 18.06% (1991-2001)

  • Density per sq.km.: 154

  • Sex ratio: 990 (per 1000 males)

  • Literacy rate : 65.18%

  • Males : 77.86%

  • Females: 52.40%

  • Principal Language : Hindi

  • Legislature: Unicameral.

  • Location: Chhattisgarh is bounded by Southern Jharkhand and Orissa in the East, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra in the West, Uttar Pradesh and Western Jharkhand in the North & Andhra Pradesh in the South.

Goa

  • Area: 3, 702 sq.km.

  • Capital: Panaji

  • No. of Districts: 2

  • Population: 1,343,998 (2001)

  • Growth rate : 14.89% (1991-2001)

  • Density per sq.km.: 363

  • Sex ratio: 960 (per 1000 males)

  • Literacy rate : 82.32%

  • Males : 88.88%

  • Females: 75.51%

  • Principal Language: Marathi and Konkani

  • Legislature: Unicameral.

  • Location: Goa is bounded on the North by Maharashtra and on the East and South by Karnataka and has a coastline of 105 km, opening up to Arabian Sea in the West.

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