Number of States in India: Comparing and Ordering Numbers.
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Number of States in India for Class 4 Math

India is a democratic republic country that has a parliamentary system. Here gets the information about the number of states in India. Also, they will learn about the different states of India and how many states and union territories India has

States of India

We live in India. India is the 7th largest country in area, and its population is the 2nd largest. The area of India extended from Kashmir to Kanyakumari for about 32000 kilometres.

India State Map

In India, we have 28 states and 8 union territories.

India state map

Each state has its capital city. The main offices of the State governments are located in that cities.

There are small areas that are not included in any of the states. These areas are called union territories.

Comparing and Ordering Numbers

Question 1:

In a Geography Book, Some Information About the States of India Is Present Which Is Given Below

Read the Information and Answer the Following Question:

States Population(census 2011) Area(Square km)
Sikkim 610,577 7,096
Mizoram 1,097,206 21,081
Tripura 3,673,917 10,492
Nagaland 1,978,502 16,579
Goa 1,458,545 3,702

A) Arrange the Given States in Ascending Order According to the Area.

B) Arrange the Given States in Descending Order According to the Area.

Answer 1:

  1. Ascending order of the given area:
  2. Comparing and ordering number

    The states in ascending order:
    Goa, Sikkim, Tripura, Nagaland, Mizoram.

  3. Descending order of the given area:
  4. Comparing and ordering number

    The states are in descending order:
    Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Goa.

Operations on Large Numbers

Question 2:

In a Geography Book, Some Information About the States of India Is Present Which Is Given Below. Read the Information and Answer the Following Question:

States Population (census 2011) Area (sq. km)
Sikkim 610,577 7,096
Mizoram 1,097,206 21,081
Tripura 3,673,917 10,492
Nagaland 1,978,502 16,579
Goa 1,458,545 3,702
  1. Which State Is Nearly 3 Times of Sikkim's Area? (Find the Estimated Value)
  2. Which State Is Nearly Half of Sikkim's Area? (Find the Estimated Value)
  3. Which State Is More Than 2 Times Tripura's Area?
  4. Find the Difference in Population Between Goa and Sikkim.
  5. Find the Total Area Covered by the Given Five States.

Answer 2:

  1. Area of Sikkim = 7096 sq. km
    Now, three times of 7096
    =
  2. Multiplication of numbers

    Now 21288 is near the number 21081.
    21081 sq. km is the area of Mizoram.
    Hence, the area of Mizoram is nearly three times of Sikkim.

  3. Area of Sikkim = 7096 sq. km
    Now, half of the number 7096
  4. Division of numbers

The number 3548 is near the number 3702
3702 sq. km is the area of Goa.
Hence, the area of Goa is half of Sikkim's area.

  1. Area of Tripura = 10492 sq. km
    Now, two times of 10492
    =
  2. Multiplication of numbers

    Now 20996 is near the number 21081.
    21081 sq. km is the area of Mizoram.
    The area of Mizoram is more than two times Tripura's area.

  3. The population of Goa = 1,458,545
    Population of Sikkim = 610,577
    Now, the difference
    =
  4. Subtraction of numbers

    The population of Goa is more than the population of Sikkim.
    The population difference between Goa and Sikkim is 847968.

  5. The area covered by the given five states
    =
Addition of numbers

Hence, the five states' total area is 58950 Sq. Km.

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