A shapefile is essential spatial data in a GIS. You can download India Shapefile including India boundary shapefile, Indian shapefile with all states and India district level Shapefiles. Updated Jammu-Kashmir, and Ladakh shapefile included.
Three types of shapefiles are available here.
- India boundary shapefile
- India shapefile with all states
- India district level Shapefiles
Download India Shapefile with official India Boundary
Download India boundary shapefile
Download India Administrative Boundary Shapefiles
Download India shapefile with all states
India district level Shapefiles
An easy download link for all the India shapefiles is available below. All shapefiles are updated according to the new data.
Presently, there are 28 states and 8 Union territories in the country. Shapefile also included newly developed Jammu and Ladakh, Dadar and Nagar Haveli, and Daman and Diu.
On October 31, 2019, Jammu and Kashmir State was separated into two new Union Territories, namely the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and the Union Territory of Ladakh.
On January 26, 2020, the Union Territory of Daman and Diu and the Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli were merged into one Union Territory: the Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu.
The India shapefiles available include these recent updates.
I hope It will help you in your educational work.
Shapefiles may contain errors in some cases. Always check your study area.
West Bengal District Shapefiles free download (updated)
Here is a list of all the states in India along with their respective capitals:
- Andhra Pradesh – Amaravati
- Arunachal Pradesh – Itanagar
- Assam – Dispur
- Bihar – Patna
- Chhattisgarh – Raipur
- Goa – Panaji
- Gujarat – Gandhinagar
- Haryana – Chandigarh (shared with Punjab)
- Himachal Pradesh – Shimla
- Jharkhand – Ranchi
- Karnataka – Bengaluru (Bangalore)
- Kerala – Thiruvananthapuram
- Madhya Pradesh – Bhopal
- Maharashtra – Mumbai
- Manipur – Imphal
- Meghalaya – Shillong
- Mizoram – Aizawl
- Nagaland – Kohima
- Odisha – Bhubaneswar
- Punjab – Chandigarh (shared with Haryana)
- Rajasthan – Jaipur
- Sikkim – Gangtok
- Tamil Nadu – Chennai
- Telangana – Hyderabad
- Tripura – Agartala
- Uttar Pradesh – Lucknow
- Uttarakhand – Dehradun
- West Bengal – Kolkata
Additionally, India has 8 union territories with their capitals:
- Andaman and Nicobar Islands – Port Blair
- Chandigarh – Chandigarh
- Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu – Daman
- Lakshadweep – Kavaratti
- Delhi (National Capital Territory of Delhi) – New Delhi
- Puducherry – Puducherry
- Ladakh – Leh
- Jammu and Kashmir – Srinagar (summer capital), Jammu (winter capital)
It’s important to note that the capital cities mentioned above are administrative centers and hold significant political and cultural importance in their respective states or union territories.
N.B. Shapefiles are shared for educational purposes only.