Top Indian States by Area | States & Union Territories Area wise

List of Indian States & Union Territories by Area

India is the seventh-largest country in the world, with a total area of 3,287,263 sq. km (1,269,219 sq mi). India measures 3,214 km (1,997 mi) from north to south and 2,933 km (1,822 mi) from east to west. It has a land frontier of 15,200 km (9,445 mi) and a coastline of 7,516.6 km (4,671 mi). India consists of 28 States & 8 Union Territories. Lets have look at India States & Union Territories area wise

Top Indian States by Area

India consists of 28 states. The top 5 states area-wise are Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh & Gujarat. The 5 Smallest states in India are Goa, Sikkim, Tripura, Nagaland & Mizoram. Bihar is the state with the highest population Density & Arunachal Pradesh is the state with Least Population Density.

List of Indians States with Area & Density

RankStates/UTArea (sq. km)Density* (p/km2)
1Rajasthan3,42,239241
2Madhya Pradesh3,08,245282
3Maharashtra3,07,713404
4Uttar Pradesh2,40,928996
5Gujarat1,96,024328
6Karnataka1,91,791356
7Andhra Pradesh1,62,968334
8Chhattisgarh1,35,191220
9Tamil Nadu1,30,051604
10Telangana1,12,077355
11Bihar94,1631349
12West Bengal88,7521127
13Arunachal Pradesh83,74319
14Jharkhand79,714492
15Assam78,438459
16Odisha55,707842
17Himachal Pradesh55,673135
18Uttarakhand53,483213
19Punjab50,362596
20Haryana44,212645
21Kerala38,863926
22Meghalaya22,429152
23Manipur22,327143
24Mizoram21,08160
25Nagaland16,579139
26Tripura10,486401
27Sikkim7,096986
28Goa3,702432


Source
: Census 2011 & UIAI for 2021 Estimates
* Density based on 2021 Estimtes

Top Indian Union Territories by Area

India consists of 8 union territories, including the National Capital Territory of Delhi.  Ladakh is Largest Union Territory by Area followed by Jammu & Kashmir & Lakshadweep is the smallest Union Territory.

List of IndiansUnion Territories with Area & Density

RankUnion TerritoriesArea (sq. km)Density* (p/km2)
1Ladakh96,7013
2Jammu & Kashmir42,241327
3Andaman & Nicobar8,24951
4National Capital Territory of Delhi1,48412803
5Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu6031028
6Puducherry4792990
7Chandigarh11410254
8Lakshadweep322317

Source: Census 2011 & UIAI for 2021 Estimates* Density based on 2021 Estimtes

Largest & Smallest State by Area

#State/UTArea (sq. km)
Largest StateRajasthan342,239 km2
Largest UTLadakh96,701 km2
Smallest StateGoa3,702 km2
Smallest UTLakshadweep32 km2

* Density based on 2021 Estimates