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Indian States Formation Dates


    India is divided into 28 states and 7 union territories. Below table provides the date and year on which these states were formed/established.

Indian States Formation Dates (28)

State NameISO CodeDate of Formation
Andhra PradeshIN-AP1 November 1956
Arunachal PradeshIN-AR20 February 1987
AssamIN-AS15 August 1947
BiharIN-BR1 April 1936
ChhattisgarhIN-CT1 November 2000
GoaIN-GA30 May 1987
GujaratIN-GJ1 May 1960
HaryanaIN-HR1 November 1966
Himachal PradeshIN-HP25 January 1971
Jammu and KashmirIN-JK26 October 1947
JharkhandIN-JH15 November 2000
KarnatakaIN-KA1 November 1956
KeralaIN-KL1 November 1956
Madhya PradeshIN-MP1 November 1956
MaharashtraIN-MH1 May 1960
ManipurIN-MN21 January 1972
MeghalayaIN-ML21 January 1972
MizoramIN-MZ20 February 1987
NagalandIN-NL1 December 1963
Odisha (Orissa)IN-OR1 April 1936
PunjabIN-PB1 November 1966
RajasthanIN-RJ1 November 1956
SikkimIN-SK16 May 1975
Tamil NaduIN-TN26 January 1950
TripuraIN-TR21 January 1972
Uttar PradeshIN-UP26 January 1950
UttarakhandIN-UT9 November 2000
West BengalIN-WB1 November 1956


Indian Union Territories Formation Dates (7)

Union Territories NameISO CodeDate of Formation
Andaman and Nicobar IslandsIN-AN1 November 1956
ChandigarhIN-CH1 November 1966
Dadra and Nagar HaveliIN-DN11 August 1961
Daman and DiuIN-DD23 May 1987
LakshadweepIN-LD1 November 1956
National Capital Territory of DelhiIN-DL-
Puducherry (Pondicherry)PIN-Y1 July 1963





About ISO (International Organization for Standardization)

    ISO : International Organization for Standardization is am International Standard setting body founded in the year 1947. The ISO headquarters is located in Geneva, Switzerland. This organisation sets industrial and commercial standards word wide.

    ISO 3166 : It defines the codes for the names of the countries and dependent territories and subdivisions (e.g. provinces and states)

    ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 : These are two-letter country codes.

    ISO 3166-2 : These are two-letter codes that represents the subdivision code (i.e. states or provinces.



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ANDAMAN & NICOBAR ANDHRA PRADESH ARUNACHAL PRADESH ASSAM BIHAR CHATTISGARH DADRA & NAGAR HAVELI DAMAN & DIU DELHI GOA GUJARAT HARYANA HIMACHAL PRADESH JAMMU & KASHMIR JHARKHAND KARNATAKA KERALA LAKSHADWEEP MADHYA PRADESH MAHARASHTRA MANIPUR MEGHALAYA MIZORAM NAGALAND ORISSA PONDICHERRY PUNJAB RAJASTHAN SIKKIM TAMIL NADU TRIPURA UTTAR PRADESH UTTARAKHAND WEST BENGAL

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Update : Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are now two separate States with Guntur District and Hyderabad as their Capital's respectively.