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  • capital of the state of Tripura : Agartala

  • capital of the state of Mizoram : Aizawl

  • capital of the state of Karnataka : Bangalore
    - Karnataka produces the most silk.

  • capital of the state of Madhya Pradesh : Bhopal
    - Madhya Pradesh was India's largest state in terms of area before the creation of Chhatisgarh.

  • capital of the state of Orissa : Bhubaneshwar
    - The ancient Sun Temple, shaped like a huge chariot, is located at Konark in Orissa.

  • capital of the state of Haryana : Chandigarh
    - Kurukshetra in Haryana is believed to be the site of the battle of the Mahabharata.

  • capital of the state of Punjab : Chandigarh
    - Punjab means the 'Land of Five Rivers'. The five rivers are Beas, Sutlej, Ravi, Chenab and Jhelum.

  • headquarters of the union territory, Chandigarh : Chandigarh

  • capital of the state of Tamil Nadu : Chennai (Madras)
    - Mahabalipuram (Mamallapuram) in Tamil Nadu is famous for its Shore Temples that have been sculpted from large pieces of rock.

  • headquarters of the union territory, Daman & Diu : Daman

  • capital of the state of Uttaranchal : Dehra Dun
    - Dehra Dun, the capital of the newly-formed state of Uttaranchal, has been built in the valley between the Himalayas and the Shiwaliks.

  • capital of the state of Assam : Dispur
    - Assam was the first state in India where oil was struck at Digboi in 1889.

  • capital of the state of Gujarat : Gandhinagar
    - Mahatma Gandhi was born in the state of Gujarat at Porbandar.

  • capital of the state of Sikkim : Gangtok
    - Sikkim has more than 200 Buddhist monasteries. Many people in Sikkim are Buddhists.

  • capital of the state of Andhra Pradesh : Hyderabad
    - The Charminar, built in 1591 by Sultan Quli Qutub Shah, is located in Hyderabad.

  • capital of the state of Manipur : Imphal

  • capital of the state of Arunachal Pradesh : Itanagar
    - The largest Buddhist monastery is at Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh.

  • capital of the state of Rajasthan : Jaipur
    - The Thar Desert is primarily located in Rajasthan. Jaipur is known as the 'Pink City'.

  • winter capital of the state of Jammu & Kashmir : Jammu
    - Jammu is situated on the river Tawi.

  • headquarters of the union territory, Lakshadweep : Kavaratti
    - Thirty-six islands actually form the Lakshadweep Islands.

  • capital of the state of Nagaland : Kohima

  • capital of the state of West Bengal : Kolkata (Calcutta)
    - Kolkata (Calcutta) stands on the River Hooghly and is served by the Diamond Harbor. The Victoria Memorial is located in Kolkata.

  • capital of the state of Uttar Pradesh : Lucknow
    - Uttar Pradesh is the most populated state of India. Lucknow, its capital, stands on the banks of the River Gomati.

  • capital of the state of Maharashtra : Mumbai (Bombay)
    - The famous Gateway of India is located in Mumbai, the business capital of India. From the Gateway of India, one can visit the Elephanta Caves, which are famous for the rock-cut temples and the sculpture of the three-headed Shiva.

  • capital of the state of Goa : Panaji
    - Goa is India's smallest state in terms of area.

  • capital of the state of Bihar : Patna
    - The name Bihar comes from the term for the Buddhist monasteries 'Vihara'. Bihar's capital, Patna, is located on the banks of the river Ganga.

  • headquarters of the union territory, Pondicherry : Pondicherry

  • headquarters of the union territory, Andaman & Nicobar Islands : Port Blair
    - The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are a collection of 223 islands and the home of people belonging to six tribes.

  • capital of the state of Chhattisgarh : Raipur

  • capital of the state of Jharkhand : Ranchi

  • capital of the state of Meghalaya : Shillong
    - Meghalaya means 'abode of clouds'. The Cherrapunji-Mawsynram region in Meghalaya is reputed to have the highest rainfall in the world.

  • capital of the state of Himachal Pradesh : Shimla
    - Three famous hill stations of Himachal Pradesh are Shimla, Kullu, and Manali.

  • headquarters of the union territory, Dadra & Nagar Haveli : Silvassa

  • summer capital of the state of Jammu & Kashmir : Srinagar
    - Srinagar is situated on the river Jhelum.

  • capital of the state of Kerala : Thiruvananthapuram
    - Kerala has the world's largest deposit of thorium.



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