India is a rich country which comprises of people living with a diversified culture, religion, language, and caste across the different large and small states in India. India significantly witnesses 29 states and 7 union territories with diversified population in these various state wise locations.
India is a rich culturally proven country where it marks the various food habits, art culture, dressing culture along with rich history in every state present in India.
After the birthmark of independence, India was solely divided into different states which comprise of one state government and one state government across the country. These uniformly divided states consist of a large and a small area of land depending upon the geographical feature of that particular state wise area. Every State has a unique feature of local people speaking in their own local language.
These people are the actual face of any particular state by signifying their food habits, lifestyle, language, culture, festivities, and much more. Thus today we have enlisted the top 10 majorly smallest states in India which witnesses the rich cultural structure of India.
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Let’s look at the top 10 smallest states in India by population and area in 2018
The state of Punjab which is significantly known as the land of five rivers which comprise of the five major rivers like Sutlej, Beas, Ravi, Chenab, and Jhelum. The state consists of the total measured area of about 50,382 sq km along with other bordering states like Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, and Haryana. The state marks the language of Punjabi among the population of this particular state. Punjab is the only Sikh majority state in India with almost 58% of the population. The state is also titled as the ‘food basket of India’ with the state capital of Chandigarh. Every state in India marks the presence of a state animal and in case of Punjab, the state animal is known as the black buck. The state has the maximum number of cultivated land where it significantly results as the largest agricultural industry in Punjab. Bhangra and Giddha are the two majorly folk dance of the state of Punjab.
The state of Haryana is significantly known as the ‘abode of God’ which marks the presence of ‘Vishnu’ in the name ‘Har’. The state has a very fertile land and as a result, it is also called as ‘green land of India’. The state consists of the total measured area of about 44,330 sq km along with other bordering states like Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, and Rajasthan. Haryana also comprises of the state capital Chandigarh along with the state Punjab. Faridabad is the largest city in the state Haryana. The two major and widely used languages of the people of Haryana are Hindi and Haryanvi. Like the state Punjab, Haryana also marks the state animal as a black buck. The major rivers found in this region are Ghaggar River and Markanda River. The state also marks the presence of two major national parks which includes ‘Sultanpur National Park’ and ‘Kalesar National Park’.
Kerala is significantly known as the ‘God’s own country’ for its religion, culture, temples, especially the festival Onam which uniquely signifies the symbol of peace. The state consists of the total measured area of about 38,869 sq km along with other bordering states like Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. Kerala is happened to be the most literate state in India. The elephants in this state are honored as the state animal and can also be seen in the state emblem. The state has also the highest life expectancy rate where the national average is 65.6 % which is significantly remarkable. Its remarkable unique culture and tradition have made the state one of the most popular tourist’s destinations in India. It is also significantly known as the ‘land of coconut trees’.
Meghalaya is significantly known as the ‘Scotland of East’ with impeccable natural features surrounds around this beautiful state in the north-eastern part of India. The state consists of the total measured area of about 22,429 sq km which marks the presence of heaviest rainfall with an annual average rainfall of about 12,000 mm. The beautiful landscapes are features as the ‘abode of clouds’ which leaves a living memory in the heart of the people of India significantly.
Manipur is significantly known as the ‘jewelled land of North-East India’ which is situated 1,518 miles east of Delhi with sheer presence of beauty and charm across the state. The state consists of the total measured area of about 22,327 sq km along with other bordering states like Nagaland, Assam, and Mizoram. Manipur is one of the 8th states in the North-East India. It is a destination of unspoiled of natural splendor and a vibrant cultural treasure which is being a gateway to South-East Asia.
Mizoram is remarkably known for its beauty and landscape with a mesmerising view to capture in the hearts of every people visiting this very place to feel the real beauty through their eyes. Mizoram have Bangladesh on its left and Myanmar on the right. The state consists of the total measured area of about 21,081 sq km along with this making it distinctively the second most literate state in India after Kerala.
The state is one of the only 3 Christian majority states in India. The state consists of the total measured area of about 16,579 sq km along with other bordering states like Mizoram, Meghalaya, and Manipur. Nagaland is largely a mountainous state where 20% of its area is covered with wooded forests. The state is inhabited by 16 major tribes as well as a number of sub-tribes. The state is known in India as ‘land of festivals’ as tribal diversity creates a year-long atmosphere of celebration among the people of Nagaland. The Hornbill festival is known as ‘festival of festivals’ which is held every year to encourage inter-tribal interaction.
Tripura is significantly known as the ‘Queen of North-East India’ which has the beautiful landscape and scenic beauty all around the place in and around the state. The state consists of the total measured area of about 16,579 sq km along with other bordering states like Assam, Bangladesh, and Mizoram. The city Agartala is known as the largest known city in the state of Tripura.
Sikkim is preferably known for its capital city Gangtok along with the world’s third highest peak known as Kanchenjunga. The state consists of the total measured area of about 7,096 sq km along with other bordering states like Tibet, West Bengal, Bhutan, and Nepal from all the four side. The official languages of this particular state are Nepali, Newari, Sherpa, Tamang, Lepcha, Bhutia, and Sunmar.
Goa is significantly known as the ‘land of Christ and beautiful churches’ where tourist both national and international from all over the places around the world visit this particular state every year as it is marked as the world heritage site by the UNESCO. The state consists of the total measured area of about 3,702 sq km along with other bordering states like Karnataka and Maharashtra.
Thus, this sums up the entire list of our top 10 smallest states in India which has impeccably elevated up as the fastest growing small states in India contributing a significant amount in the growth of our country’s economy remarkably to a very large extent. The rich culture, tradition, habitat, education, knowledge of these states makes them stand apart uniquely from others irrespective of the fact being small in comparison to the area covered by each state here in India.