INDIA

historical demographical data of the administrative division


STATEcapitalsurface/sq.kmsurface/sq.mic2001pc1991c1981c1971c1961c1951c1941c1931c1921c1911c1901c1891c1881c1871/72e1865e1851codecodecodepos.particularsvariants of the name
source:SH,TBBBSYIYIYIYIYIYIYIYIYAG,MIAG,MIAG,MIAGAGISOFIPS
some major territorial changes occured in 1947/1948, 1950 and in 1956
Andhra PradeshHyderabad27506810620475727,566508,053403,643395,035983,431115,327289,324203,621240,421447,419065,9ADAPIN02sesplit from Madras/Tamil Nadu on 1953-10-01 and 1956-11-01
Arunachal PradeshItanagar83743323331091,1864,6628,1444,7ARARIN30esplit from Assam on 1972-01-21North East Frontier Agency, NEFA
AssamDispur784383028526638,422414,319902,814952,112209,38830,77403,46165,65157,84333,83712,6ASASIN03eincluded Arunachal Pradesh to 1951 and Mizoram to 1961
Bangla > see: West Bengal
BiharPatna1738776713482878,886374,569823,256332,246455,638786,235174,131349,928129,228316,927314,2BHBRIN04ec
ChhattisgarhRaipur20796,0CTwcsplit from Madhya Pradesh in 1998
GoaPanaji370214291344,01169,81082,1857,2626,7596,1583,7541,7500,9519,2507,5GOGAIN33swformer colony of Portugal, ceded to India on 1961-12-19
GujaratGandhinagar1960247568550597,041309,633960,926687,220633,416262,713701,611489,810175,09803,69094,7GJGJIN09wsplit from former state of Bombay [1956-1960] (Maharashtra) on 1960-05-01
HaryanaChandigarh442121707021083,016463,612850,99971,27590,55673,65272,84559,94255,94174,74623,1HYHRIN10nsplit from Punjab
Himachal PradeshShimla55673214956077,25170,94237,63424,32812,52386,02263,22029,11928,21896,91920,3HPHPIN11nabsorbed Bilaspur in 1954
Jammu and KashmirSrinagar1005693883010069,97718,75981,64615,23561,03253,92946,72670,22424,42292,52139,4JKJKIN12n
JharkhandRanchi26909,4JHecsplit from Bihar in 1998Vananchal
KarnatakaBangalore1917917405152734,044977,237043,529263,323586,819402,016255,414633,013377,613525,313054,8KTKAIN19sMysore, Maisuru
KeralaTrivandrum388631500531838,629098,525403,221280,416903,713549,111031,59507,17802,27147,76396,3KRKLIN13ssplit from Madras/Tamil Nadu on 1956-11-01
Madhya PradeshBhopal44344617121560385,166181,252131,741650,732372,426071,623390,621355,719171,819441,016860,8MPMPIN15c
MaharashtraBombay30769011880096752,278937,262693,950335,539553,732002,626832,823959,320849,721474,519391,6MHMHIN16wcsplit from former state of Bombay [1956-1960] on 1960-05-01Bombay
ManipurImphal2232786212388,61837,11433,71069,6780,0577,6512,1445,6384,0346,2284,5MNMNIN17e
MeghalayaShillong2242986602306,11774,81327,8MGMLIN18esplit from Assam on 1972-01-21
MizoramAizawl210818140891,1689,8487,8983,3MZMZIN31esplit from Assam on 1972-01-21Mizo District
NagalandKohima1657964011988,61209,5773,3515,6369,2213,0189,6178,8158,8149,0101,6NGNLIN20esplit from Assam in 1962-09Naga Hill-Tuensang Area
OrissaBhubaneshwar1557076011936706,931659,726272,121934,817548,814645,913768,012491,111158,611378,910302,9ORORIN21ecsplit from Bihar on 1936-04-01
PunjabChandigarh503621944524289,320282,016669,813473,011135,19160,59600,28012,37152,86731,57544,8PJPBIN23n
RajasthanJaipur34223913214056473,144006,034102,925724,120155,615970,813863,911748,010292,610983,510294,1RJRJIN24nw
SikkimGangtok70962740540,5406,5315,7SKSKIN29ne
Tamil NaduMadras1300585021662110,855858,948297,541103,133687,030119,026267,523472,121628,520902,619252,6TNTNIN25seMadras
TripuraAgartala1048640493191,22757,22060,21556,81142,0639,0513,0382,5304,4229,6173,3TRTRIN26e
UttaranchalDehra Dun, Nainital8479,6UTncsplit from Uttar Pradesh in 1998Uttarakhand
Uttar PradeshLucknow294411113673166052,9139112,3110858,088364,873746,463215,756531,849776,846669,948152,348625,3UPUPIN27nc
West BengalCalcutta887523426780221,268078,054485,644440,134926,326300,023229,618897,017474,317998,816940,1WBWBIN28ecPashim Bangal, Bangla
UNION TERRITORIES:
Andaman and Nicobar IslandsPort Blair82493185356,3280,7188,3115,163,531,033,829,527,126,524,6ANANIN01ese
ChandigarhChandigarh11444900,9642,0450,1257,0119,924,322,619,818,118,422,0CGCHIN05nsplit from Chandigarh
Dadra and Nagar HaveliSilvassa491190220,5138,5103,774,258,041,540,438,331,029,024,3DNDNIN06wcthis former colony of Portugal, indepedent since 1954-07, merged with India
Daman and DiuDaman11243158,1101,6DDDDIN32wcsplit from Goa on 1987-05-30; former colony of Portugal
LakshadweepKavaratti321260,651,740,231,824,121,018,416,013,714,613,9LSLDIN14swincludes Minicoy, AmindiviLaccadives, Laccadive, Minicoy and Amindivi
PondicherryPondicherry492190973,8807,8604,1471,3369,1317,3285,0258,6244,2257,2246,4PDPYIN22seformer colony of France until 1956-05-28
possible errors, missing in totals:600,2179,9
NATIONAL CAPITAL TERRITORY:
DelhiDelhi146357213783,09420,66196,44044,32658,61744,1917,9636,2488,5413,9405,8DLDLIN07nc
TOTAL:New Delhi316559612222431027015,2846302,7683810,0547367,9439072,6360950,5318539,1278867,5251239,5252005,5238337,4
FORMER DIVISION:this division is for the whole empire called British India, data include
provinces & states until 1947situation 1941the later countries Bangladesh, Myanmar (Birma) and Pakistan
source:as in: GLas in: EBAG,MIAG,MIAG,MIAG,MIAG,MIAG,MIAG,MIAG,MIAG AG
PROVINCE:provinces in the British India were directly administered by Britain
Agra35613,833209,134624,034859,123800,5
Agra-North West Provinces802,1792,5741,8
Ajmer-Merwara70212400583,7560,3495,3501,4476,9542,4460,7396,9
Andaman-Nicobar8140314333,829,527,126,524,616,015,0
Assam1269205495110204,78622,37606,26713,65841,95476,84881,44282,0
Baluchistan14045054456501,6463,5420,6414,4382,1
Bengal3924957744260306,550114,046695,545483,142141,571347,069536,960502,940353,047958,3
Berar3441,83075,33057,22754,02897,52672,72226,5
Bihar1806396974536340,237677,623380,323753,023360,224393,522419,019736,1
Bombay3241227644320849,821879,116012,316113,015304,815985,316454,416302,211093,510485,0
Burma44400214667,113212,212115,210490,67605,63736,82747,12392,31800,0
Central Provinces & Berar220379857516813,612065,910837,410859,19217,410784,39838,88201,57987,5
Chota Nagpur7516,06644,05653,05605,44900,44628,84226,03825,64650,0
Coorg41001593168,7163,3163,8175,0180,6173,1178,3168,36285,6
Delhi1536574917,9636,2488,2413,4405,0373,0350,0included in Punjab in 1871/72
Madras36567812616649341,846740,142319,041405,438229,735630,431170,631672,626539,116389,4
North West Frontier Province34755142633038,12425,12251,32196,92041,51858,01576,0included in Punjab in 1871/72
Orissa83392321988728,55306,04968,95131,84982,14047,44344,03603,0
Oudh12795,012558,012558,012833,212650,811387,711220,7Audh
Panth Piploda255,3included in Central India Agency formerly
Punjab2866269908928418,823580,920685,019975,020330,320860,818850,417611,517593,94101,0
Sind481364535,03887,03279,43513,43210,92871,82413,82207,01795,6
United Provinces27843110624755020,648408,045376,046807,047313,034858,734254,344107,930086,9
SUBTOTAL former PROVINCES:2700344865446303324,7300106,7259504,8256817,8244420,7257001,2238766,8217591,1155348,1
STATE & AGENCY:these "native" states were under nominal control of native rulers
Assam12408725,7625,6384,0346,2284,5221,0figure of the year 1881 is for the state Manipur
Baluchistan79546356,2405,1379,0420,3428,6
Baroda2130582362855,02442,02126,52032,81952,72415,42185,01998,0
Bengal States94082144,8973,3896,9822,6740,33296,42786,4568,043000,0
Bhopal18000
Bihar/Orissa4652,03959,73945,23314,53028,02411,01724,0
Bombay States8467,67409,47411,76908,68059,36926,56784,04600,0
Central India Agency520477506,46632,85997,09357,08497,810318,89387,1
Central Provinces States2483,22066,92117,01631,11713,01387,0928,0
Chhattisgarh376874050,0included mostly in Central Provinces States before 1941
Cochin3528
Deccan (and Kolhapur)108702785,4
Gujarat73521458,7
Gwalior66964260084006,23523,13186,13228,03066,0included in Central India Agency in 1881 and 1891
Hyderabad State2141878231316338,514436,112471,813374,711141,711537,09845,6
Kashmir209530822584021,63646,23320,53158,12905,62544,0
Madras States1602498,86554,55460,34811,84188,13700,63344,8377,04700,0
Madras-Cochin14931422,91205,0979,0918,1812,0723,0600,0601,0
Madras-Travancore76626070,05096,04006,03429,02952,22558,02401,02311,0
Manipur22326
Mysore72354294587329,16557,35978,95806,25539,44943,64186,25055,4
North-West Frontier Agencies249862377,62259,32825,11622,184,0
Orissa181513023,7
Punjab States381465503,64910,04416,04212,84424,44263,33860,8
Punjab Hill States113751090,6included in Punjab States before 1941
Rajputana Agency33739313255913670,211225,79844,410530,49853,412016,19959,0
Sikkim2745121,5109,881,787,959,030,0
Travancore17431
United Provinces & States1760928,51206,11134,91190,01163,01180,01099,0958,0
Western India Agency378944904,2
Andaman Islands24,6
Nicobar Islands8,8
Laccadives10,6
SUBTOTAL former STATES & AGENCIES:98301871596493189,287410,776924,178865,969946,972326,560600,421304,446245,9
GENERAL-TOTAL former division of India:36833621581410396514,0387517,4336428,9335683,7314367,6329327,7299367,2238895,5201594,0161484,2

Particulars:
The data up to 1941 are for the whole British India: Bangladesh, Myanmar (Birma) and Pakistan included.
Source indicated with "IY" = "India yearbook".
File created on 2000-01-23; revised on 2000-12-11; and last modified on 2004-04-03 by Jan Lahmeyer

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