Hindi Language Spoken States in India

The predominant and official language of India is Hindi, and several states have a majority of Hindi speakers as well as Hindi as their official language. People in India’s north and central regions interact in Hindi, as well as for government purposes where Hindi is the official language. In Hindi-speaking states, native languages exist. There are 422 million Hindi speakers in India, accounting for around 41% of the total population.

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The following states of North and central part of Indian region where Hindi is spoken and official language.

StateNative LanguageOfficial Language
Bihar Angika, Bhojpuri, Magahi, Maithili and VajjikaHindi, Urdu
Uttar Pradesh Awadhi, Bhojpuri, Bagheli, Braj bhasha, Bundeli, Kannauji, Khari boliHindi, Urdu
Haryana Haryanvi, Punjabi and Rajasthani language in some partsHindi, Punjabi
Rajasthan Rajasthani languageHindi
Himachal Pradesh PahariHindi, Punjabi
Uttarakhand Kumaoni, Garhwali, HindiHindi, Sanskrit
Chhattisgarh Chhattisgarhi language, HindiHindi, Chhattisgarhi
Jharkhand Maithili, Santali language, HindiHindi, Santhali, Mundari, Bengali, HO, Kurukh
Madhya Pradesh Bagheli, Bundeli, Khari boli, MalviHindi

Delhi is the capital city of India, and Hindi is the official and widely spoken in North India. There are several Hindi spoken States in India including Punjab, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Odisha, West Bengal, and Jammu and Kashmir, but not as their official language.

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