Landlocked States of India

Map of India
Map of India (Source: Wikipedia)
The term "landlocked" means a landmass which does not share any border with any large water body or ocean.

Though India is blessed with the coastline of 7516.6 km, there are some Indian states which do not have any direct access to the ocean. These Indian states are either sandwiched between two or more other Indian states or other Asian countries.

Landlocked states of India (from West to East)

  1. Rajasthan
  2. Punjab
  3. Haryana
  4. Himachal Pradesh
  5. Uttarakhand
  6. Uttar Pradesh
  7. Madhya Pradesh
  8. Chhattisgarh
  9. Telangana
  10. Bihar
  11. Jharkhand
  12. Sikkim
  13. Assam
  14. Meghalaya
  15. Manipur
  16. Tripura
  17. Mizoram
  18. Nagaland
  19. Arunachal Pradesh

Landlocked Union Territories of India

  1. Jammu and Kashmir
  2. Ladakh
  3. Delhi
Also Read: Coastal States of India.

Doubly Land Locked States of India

Doubly Land Locked region is a landlocked region which is surrounded by landlocked regions. Adding another layer of landlockedness, requiring two regions to access coast.

Such doubly landlocked states or regions in India are
1. Himachal Pradesh
2. Punjab
3. Haryana
4. Delhi
5. Jammu and Kashmir
6. Ladakh
7. Uttar Pradesh
8. Uttarakhand
9. Manipur
10. Nagaland
11. Arunachal Pradesh

How Many Landlocked States and UTs do not have an International Boundary?
1. Haryana
2. Delhi
3. Madhya Pradesh
4. Jharkhand
5. Chhattisgarh
6. Telangana

Question: For UPSC students, Compare Landlocked States with Coastal States of India in terms of economic development? State difference at rate of development between region.


  1. Brother you have lost Bihar in the list

  2. Thank you for pointing out

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