India – States, Nagaland, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan (Location, Area)

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India - States

Nagaland

  • Area: 16, 579 sq.km.

  • Capital: Kohima

  • No. of Districts: 8

  • Population: 1,988,636 (2001)

  • Growth rate: 64.41% (1991-2001)

  • Density per sq.km: 120

  • Sex ratio: 909 (per 1000 males)

  • Literacy rate: 67.11%

  • Males: 71.77%

  • Females: 61.92%

  • Principal Languages: Ao, Chang, Chakhesang, Konyak, Sangtam, Angami, Sema & Lotha

  • Legislature: Unicameral.

  • Location: Situated in the extreme North-East of the country, Nagaland is bounded by Arunachal Pradesh in the North, Manipur in the South, Myanmar in the East and Assam in the West.

Orissa

  • Area: 1, 55,707 sq.km.

  • Capital: Bhubaneswar

  • No. of Districts: 30

  • Population: 36,706,920 (2001)

  • Growth rate: 15.94% (1991-2001)

  • Density per sq.km.: 236

  • Sex ratio: 972 (per 1000 males)

  • Literacy rate: 63.61%

  • Males: 75.95%

  • Females: 50.97%

  • Principal Language: Oriya

  • Legislature: Unicameral.

  • Location: Located in Eastern India, Orissa is bounded North by Jharkhand, North-East by West Bengal, East by the Bay of Bengal, and South by Andhra Pradesh & West by Chhattisgarh.

Punjab

  • Area: 50,362 sq.km.

  • Capital: Chandigarh

  • No. of Districts: 17

  • Population: 24,289,296 (2001)

  • Growth rate : 19.76% (1991-2001)

  • Density per sq.km. : 482

  • Sex ratio: 874 (per 1000 males)

  • Literacy rate : 69.95%

  • Males : 75.63%

  • Females: 63.55%

  • Principal Language : Punjabi

  • Legislature: Unicameral.

  • Location: Punjab is bound by Jammu and Kashmir in the North, Rajasthan & Haryana in the South, and Himachal Pradesh in the East & Pakistan in the West.

Rajasthan

  • Area: 3, 42,239 sq.km.

  • Capital: Jaipur

  • No. of Districts: 32

  • Population: 56,473,122 (2001)

  • Growth rate : 28.33% (1991-2001)

  • Density per sq.km. : 165

  • Sex ratio: 922 (per 1000 males)

  • Literacy rate : 61.03%

  • Males : 76.46%

  • Females: 44.34%

  • Principal Languages: Hindi and Rajasthani

  • Legislature: Unicameral.

  • Location: Located in North-West India, Rajasthan is bounded North by Punjab, North-East by Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, East by Madhya Pradesh, South by Gujarat and West by Pakistan. Rajasthan is the largest State of the Indian union in terms of its size.

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