Delhi


Delhi is a busy city and also the capital of India. It is considered as the political hub of India as it houses the backbone of politics, the Parliament located in the region. Being the perfect blend of an old and new culture, Delhi captivates the attention of every onlooker. The place is popular for its buildings of architectural importance, monuments of historical importance, magnificent museums, arts, and crafts displays. When illuminated with night lights, Delhi looks magnificent on the banks of Yamuna.

The Delhi Maps would tell one about the elaborate details of the location, each place of historical importance such as the Red Fort, Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb, India Gate, Jantar Mantar, Old fort of Humayun and Lotus Temple which can be identified very clearly. Delhi Tourism packages usually cover all these places at low budgeted travel fares. This is especially helpful if you are a newcomer to Delhi and wish to travel around Delhi with less amount of money to get immersed in the activities of the sprawling city.

One fascinating fact about Delhi is that it leads to handicrafts and handloom works and is well evident by the various boutiques and shopping centers that deal with selling these specialized goods alone. Also, a variety of religions are practiced such as Hinduism, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Sikhism, Judaism, and Zoroastrianism. The many languages with which one can interact with the locals in Delhi are Hindi, Punjabi, English, and Urdu.

The climate of this region is extreme with a very hot summer and very cold winter. The summer starts from mid-March to June end and the winter season starts from November and ends in February. Monsoon follows the summer with an average rainfall measuring 26 inches. So the tourists flock the city during the October, November, February, and March and New Delhi tourism is on the rise during these months. When reading the history of Delhi people can easily know that the city of Delhi was declared as the capital of India by Sir Edwin Lutyens, the British architect. Some quick facts about Delhi would let one know that it is one of the greenest cities in the world. This place is said to have about 20% of green cover. Khari Baoli in Delhi is the largest wholesale spice market in the whole of Asia. The new sabzi mandi at Azadpur in Delhi is the largest market that sells vegetables and fruits in entire Asia.

Delhi Map

Facts About Delhi
Area 1,500 km2
Capital New Delhi
Languages Hindi, Punjabi
Literacy 89.38%
Population 249,998
Largest City New Delhi

List of all Zones in Delhi

Code District Headquarters Population (2001) Area (km2)
CD Central Delhi Daryaganj 644,005 25
ED East Delhi Preet Vihar 1,448,770 440
ND New Delhi Connaught Place 302,363 22
NO North Delhi Sadar Bazaar 779,788 59
NE North East Delhi Shahdara 1,763,712 52
NW North West Delhi Kanjhawala 785,284 130
SD South Delhi Saket 2,258,490 250
SW South West Delhi Vasant Vihar 1,749,492 395
WD West Delhi Rajouri Garden 2,119,641 112

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