India is a 7th largest country in the world by area and 2nd most populous country in the world.
In Inda 29 states and 9 union territories. India has more than 3, 287, 240 sq. km land.
India’s few states are individually larger than some of the countries like Greece, Uganda, Oman, Senegal, and Australia.
All states of India own culture, tradition, beauty and signature. More than one billion people are living in the Indian States.
Hindi is considered as the national language of India, and most of the north Indian states uses Hindi, but other states have their own languages.
In India, all states are different like hot states Rajasthan, snow-covered states Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh.
A clean state Sikkim, rich states Gujarat, Rajasthan and Odisha, advanced cities Bengaluru, Mumbai, Chennai.
UP, Bihar, Punjab, Haryana, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, etc. are important agricultural producers and heart of foreigners- Goa.
List Top 10 Largest States in India by Area. (Table)
Here, a list of the top 10 largest states in India.
|Sr.No||State Name||Area (km2)|
List Top 10 Largest States in India by Area. (Chart)
List Top 10 Largest States in India by Population. (Table)
Here, a list of the top 10 biggest states in India 2020.
|S. No.||State Name||Population (As per Census 2011)|
List Top 10 Largest States in India by Population. (Chart)
Top 10 Largest States in India by Area
- Madhya Pradesh
- Uttar Pradesh
- Andhra Pradesh
- Tamil Nadu
One of the most beautiful states is Rajasthan and historical states of India, which is located in India’s western part. Rajasthan is the 1st state on our list of largest states of India.
Rajasthan has covered more than 10% of India’s land area. 70 million people live in Rajasthan. Rajasthan is the 7th largest state by population, and it is known as the “Land of Kings”.
Rajasthan is one of the very important states for tourist. There are a number of visiting places for visitors.
Rajasthan has the Thar Desert or the deserts, Aravalli mountains, the great forts, royal palaces, Many historical buildings, famous ‘camel fair’ and also the ‘Great Indian Desert’ which is largest of all the deserts are located in this state.
Rajasthan is border covered by five Indian states: Haryana and Uttar Pradesh to the northeast, Madhya Pradesh to the southeast, Punjab to the north, and Gujarat to the south-west.
Some important cities of Rajasthan are Jodhpur, Kota, Bikaner, Ajmer, Udaipur, and Bharatpur.
|Population||6.85 cr (2011 census)|
|Lok Sabha Seats||25|
2. Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh called the heart of India, and It is the second-largest state in India by area. Madhya Pradesh is one of the most beautiful states in the whole country.
Madhya Pradesh is full of mineral resources and reserves of diamond and copper. Madhya Pradesh has the largest no of tigers in India.
Madhya Pradesh is 5th largest state in India by population with 7.25 crore people residents. Madhya Pradesh has many historical places and caves for visitors.
Madhya Pradesh state border covered by Chhattisgarh to the southeast, Gujarat to the west, Maharashtra to the south, Uttar Pradesh to the northeast, and Rajasthan to the northeast.
|Population||7.25 cr. (2011 census)|
|Lok Sabha Seats||29|
Maharashtra is a 3rd largest state in India by area and 2nd largest state in India by population. Maharasthra located in the western part of India. It is the soul of India.
Maharashtra is the most developed state in India and the wealthiest by GDP. Mumbai is the capital of Maharashtra, and which is known as the “city of dreams”.
In Maharashtra, Pune is known as “Oxford of East”, and Nashik is known as “Wine Capital of India”. Maharashtra has two rivers Godavari and Krishna.
Maharashtra has places like the Gateway of India and many other caves, many beaches.
Maharashtra border covered by the Telangana to the southeast, Chhattisgarh to the east, the Arabian Sea to the west, Karnataka and Goa to the south, Gujarat, and Madhya Pradesh to the North.
Maharashtra shares borders with the Indian Ocean, thus it connects India to several other parts or country of the world through waterways.
|Population||11.23 cr. (2011 census)|
|Lok Sabha Seats||48|
4. Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh secures the fourth rank in the list of the largest state in India by area and 1st largest state in India by Population. Uttar Pradesh is rich in natural resources and diverse flora and fauna.
Uttar Pradesh has two rivers, Yamuna and Gangs and other prominent rivers are Saryu and Gomti.
Uttar Pradesh is quite popular for sugar production, which is half of the total sugarcane produced in the country. Also, they earn revenue through service sectors.
Uttar Pradesh has two International airports, Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport in Varanasi and Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport in Lucknow.
In Uttar Pradesh, Taj Mahal attracts a number of people from all around the world and opens for tourism.
Uttar Pradesh border covered by Haryana, Himachal, and Delhi to the northwest, Uttarakhand and Nepal to the north, Madhya Pradesh to the south and states Jharkhand and Chattisgarh to the southeast, Rajasthan to the west, Bihar to the east.
|Population||19.95 cr. (2011 census)|
|Lok Sabha Seats||80|
Gujarat is the fifth-largest state in India by area which is located in the north-western part of India. Gujarat is only home of great Asiatic Lions in the world, in and around Gir National Park.
Gujarat is the ninth-largest state in India by population. Gujarat stands 3rd largest in GDP of 15.02 lac cr.
Gujarat considered as one of the most industrially developed states, and it has low unemployment. It is a manufacturing hub, and Lothal is world’s one of the seaports.
Gujarat border cover by Madhya Pradesh to the east, Maharashtra to the southeast, Rajasthan to the northeast, and Pakistan province to the Sindh to the west.
The largest city of Gujarat is Ahmedabad, and capital is Gandhinagar. Gujarat becomes one of the cleanest and attractive states in India.
|Population||6.04 cr (2011 census)|
|Lok Sabha Seats||26|
Karnataka secured the sixth position in the list of the largest state in India by area and eighth-largest state in India by population. Karnataka is the south-west area in India.
Karnataka is one of the largest tourist attractions in the country. Its capital Bangalore is known as the IT capital of India and places like Mysore Palace is a good tourist destination.
Karnataka is one of the most technologically advanced states of India. Karnataka is the largest state in South India.
Karnataka border cover by Goa to the northwest, Telangana to the northeast, Andhra Pradesh to the east, Maharashtra to the north, the Arabian sea to the west, Tamil Nadu to the southeast, and Kerala to the south.
Kannada is the classic language of India and the state language of Karnataka, and there are some villages in the state where Sanskrit is spoken. Karnataka has been contributed towards Indian classical music and dance.
|Population||6.1 cr. (2011 census)|
|Lok Sabha Seats||28|
7. Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh secured the seventh rank in the list of the largest state in India by area and second-largest coastline after Gujarat in India.
Andhra Pradesh located in the southern part of India, and located along the Bay of Bengal, composed of two regions of Rayalaseema and Coastal Andhra.
Andhra Pradesh is known as “The Rice Bowl of India”, and it is the land world-famous of “Kohi Noor”. The Telugu language is spoken in Andhra Pradesh and fourth most spoken language in India.
Andhra Pradesh border cover by Tamil Nadu to the south, Chhattisgarh to the north, Telangana to the northwest, and Karnataka to the west.
In Andhra Pradesh, Tirumala Venkateswara temple and cities of Visakhapatnam made it a popular tourist spot. They used to be once a popular Buddhist pilgrimage state in India and there are Buddhist learning centres in the form of ruins and stupas.
|Population||8.46 Crores (2011 census)|
|Capital||Hyderabad (De jure – 02 June 2024) Amaravati (proposed)|
|Lok Sabha Seats||25|
The state of Odisha formerly knows as Orissa, and it is located in the eastern part of India.
Odisha secured the eighth rank in the list of the largest state in India by area. The Oriya language is spoken in Odisha, and it is famous for its folk dance, music, temples and beaches.
Odisha is a state rich natural resources, and it has a large coastline, which is the most preferred destination for foreign investors in India.
Odisha is the land of Lord Jagannath, and it is the third-largest state in India by population.
Odisha border cover by Chhattisgarh to the west, Andhra Pradesh to the south, and West Bengal and Jharkhand to the north.
|Population||4.19 cr (Census 2011)|
|Lok Sabha Seats||21|
Chhattisgarh secured the ninth position in the list of the largest state in India by area. Chhattisgarh is located in the east-central part of India. Chattisgarh is formerly known as “The Bowl of Minerals”.
Chhattisgarh is a good source of steel and electricity for the country.
They are the largest source and contributor of coal, and Chhattisgarh is the cleanest state in India as per Swachh Survekshan 2020 record.
Chhattisgarh has many natural beauties like it is home to a variety of wildlife, and it is covered with dense forest. It also has the rich reserves of important minerals.
|Population||2.55 cr. (2011 census)|
|Lok Sabha Seats||11|
10. Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu secured the tenth position in the list of the largest state in India by area. Tamil Nadu located in the Southernmost part in India.
Tamil Nadu bounded by Kerala in the west and other side mountains, ocean, and is one of the most famous tourist places.
Tamil Nadu is home of many natural resources and multi-religious pilgrimage sites like as Panch Bhootam Shiva Temple and Madurai Temple.
|Lok Sabha Seats||39|