India – States, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh

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India - States

Sikkim

  • Area: 7, 096 sq.km.

  • Capital: Gangtok

  • No. of Districts: 4

  • Population: 540,493 (2001)

  • Growth rate: 32.98% (1991-2001)

  • Density per sq.km.: 76

  • Sex ratio: 875 (per 1000 males)

  • Literacy rate: 69.68%

  • Males: 76.73%

  • Females: 61.46%

  • Principal Languages: Bhatia, Nepali, Lepcha and Limbu

  • Legislature: Unicameral.

  • Location: Located in the Eastern Himalayas, Sikkim is bounded North by Tibet (China), East by Tibet and Bhutan, South by West Bengal and West by Nepal. It is the least populated State of the Indian Union.

Tamil Nadu

  • Area: 1, 30,058 sq.km.

  • Capital: Chennai

  • No. of Districts: 30

  • Population: 62,110,839 (2001)

  • Growth rate: 11.19% (1991-2001)

  • Density per sq.km.: 478

  • Sex ratio: 986 (per 1000 males)

  • Literacy rate: 73.47%

  • Males: 82.33%

  • Females: 64.55%

  • Principal Language: Tamil

  • Legislature: Unicameral

  • Location: Located in South India, Tamil Nadu is bounded North by Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, East by the Bay of Bengal, South by the Indian Ocean and West by Kerala.

Tripura

  • Area: 10, 492 sq.km.

  • Capital: Agartala

  • No. of Districts: 4

  • Population: 3,191,168 (2001)

  • Growth rate: 15.74% (1991-2001)

  • Density per sq.km. : 304

  • Sex ratio: 950 (per 1000 males)

  • Literacy rate: 73.66%

  • Males: 81.47%

  • Females: 65.41%

  • Principal Languages: Bengali, Kakborak and Manipuri

  • Legislature: Unicameral.

  • Location: Tripura is bounded on the North, West and South by Bangladesh and on the North-East by Assam and Mizoram.

Uttar Pradesh

  • Area: 2, 38,566 sq.km.

  • Capital: Lucknow

  • No. of Districts: 70

  • Population: 166,052,859 (2001)

  • Growth rate: 25.80% (1991-2001)

  • Density per sq.km.: 689

  • Sex ratio: 898 (per 1000 males)

  • Literacy rate: 57.36%

  • Males: 70.23%

  • Females: 42.98%

  • Principal Languages: Hindi & Urdu.

  • Legislature: Bicameral.

  • Location: Uttar Pradesh is bounded by Uttaranchal and Nepal in North, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh in South, Rajasthan, Haryana and Delhi in West & Bihar & Jharkhand in East.

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