Capital : Bhopal Bhopal is known as “City of Lakes”. Statehood : 1 November 1956 Area : 308,252 km2 Madhya Pradesh is the 2nd largest state by area. Population : 7.2 + crores Based on 2011 census, population in Madhya Pradesh is more than 7.2 crores and ranks 5th position.
Capital : Mumbai, Nagpur Nagpur is the winter capital of Maharashtra. Statehood : 1 May 1960 The state was split from the Bombay state in 1960. Area : 307,713 km2 Maharashtra is the 3rd largest state by area. Population : 11 + crores Based on 2011 census, population in