Thursday, February 22, 2024
Area    : 1,483 sq km
Capital : New Delhi
Districts         : 11
Language : Hindi, Punjab & Urdu
Population : 16,787,941
Literacy : 86.21 %
State Bird : House Sparrow
State Animal : Nilgai
delhi map

The national capital territory of Delhi with an area of is situated between the Himalayas and Aravalis range in the heart of the Indian sub-continent. It is surrounded on 3 sides by Haryana and to the east, across the river Yamuna by Uttar Pradesh. The major part of the territory lies on the western side of the river Yamuna, only some villages and the urban area of Shahdara lie on the eastern side of the river. Its greatest length is around 33 miles and the greatest breadth is 30 miles. Delhi's altitude ranges between 213 to 305 metres above the sea level. read more


Taj Mahal

New Delhi, the capital of India, sprawled over the west bank of the river Yamuna is one of the fastest growing cities in India.

About Delhi
Tourist Information Centres
How to Reach
Colourful Delhi

Being a cosmopolitan city, all major festivities of India are celebrated in Delhi.

Fairs and Festivals
Festival Calendar
Jama Masjid

In Delhi, there are 5 community development blocks comprising of 209 villages of which 199 villages are inhabited while the remaining ten villages are uninhabited.