List of Indian States and their Capitals: India is a federal union comprising 28 states and 8 union territories, with a total of 36 entities. The states and union territories are further subdivided into districts and smaller administrative divisions. Andhra Pradesh Statehood: 1-Nov-1956 Capital: Amaravati Official languages: Telugu Zone: Southern Population: 49,506,799 Area [km2]: 162,975 ISO: IN-AP Vehicle Code: AP Arunachal Pradesh Statehood: 20-Feb-87