Important General Information on States of India

First Ranked States
FeatureState
Largest state (in terms of area)Rajasthan
Smallest stateGoa
Most populous stateUttar Pradesh
Least populous stateSikkim
Most populous union territory (not incl Delhi)Puducherry
Least populous union territoryLakshadweep
Most densely populated stateBihar
Least densely populated stateArunachal Pradesh
First state to be formed on linguistic basisAndhra Pradesh
Most literate stateKerala
Least literate stateBihar
The state with the longest coastlineGujarat
The state having boundaries with seven states and two countriesAssam
The state surrounded on three sides by BangladeshTripura
The state surrounded by three countries and one stateSikkim
The number of states which have a coastlineNine
The number of Union Territories which have a coastlineFour
The states which have neither an international boundary nor a coastlineM.P., Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Haryana

Neighbouring Countries and Indian States

CountryIndian States which have boundary with it
PakistanGujarat, Rajasthan, Punjab and Jammu & Kashmir
ChinaJammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh
NepalUttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal and Sikkim
BhutanSikkim, West Bengal, Assam and Arunachal Pradesh
MyanmarArunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur and Mizoram
BangladeshWest Bengal, Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram