is divided into 29 states and 7 union territories. Two union territories have their own
government while the remaining five are directly ruled by the administrators’ of the center. Each
state is divided based n linguistic basis. The people within the state use only ne language in
majority. This was an arrangement made under the States Reorganization Act in 1956. Each
state is further divided into administrative districts. Each state has its own unique culture and
social aspects that even within the same country there is a lot f cultural diversity.
In terms of population, Uttar Pradesh is the largest.
The state which hosts a large forest area is Madhya Pradesh.
The state with the longest cast line is Gujarat. In the south it is Andhra.
Smallest state in terms of area is Goa.
Smallest state in terms of population is Sikkim.
The Tropic of Cancer passes through eight states.
Uttar Pradesh is the only state which states its border with eight other states.