DELHI (NATIONAL CAPITAL TERRITORY):

Delhi had been the capital of various kingdoms from the 6th Century BCE, and is reputed to be the capital city of the Pandyas during the Mahabharata times. It is now the seat of the Central Government of India and is both the largest and the most populous city in India. There are many places of interest in Delhi, the most important of which is Raj Ghat or Gandhi Memorial.

DELHI STATS:

Total Area: 1484 Sq. Km (573 Sq. Mi)
POPULATION (2011): 11,007,835 Rank: 2nd
OFFICIAL LANGUAGES: Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi  
Official Website: www.delhi.gov.in  

 

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MAP OF INDIA SHOWING LOCATION OF DELHI

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IMPORTANT PLACES TO VISIT:

Red  Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Red Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Mahatma Gandhi Memorial
Mahatma Gandhi Memorial

 

Images of the Lotus Temple

 

Images of the Lotus Temple

Images of the Lotus Temple

 

Qutub-Minar, a  UNESCO World Heritage Site
Qutub-Minar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Parliament Building
Parliament Building

 

Jama Masjid
Jama Masjid

 

Jantar  Mantar
Jantar Mantar

 

Indian Institute of Technology
Indian Institute of Technology

 

Iskcon Temple
Iskcon Temple

 

Birla Mandir
Birla Mandir

 

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

 

Akshardham
Akshardham

 

Delhi Metro
Delhi Metro

 

STATE SYMBOLS: (COURTESY WIKIPEDIA)

State animal Nilgai (Boselaphus tragocamelus) nilgai
State bird House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) sparrow
State seal   seal


TOURIST INFORMATION:

ADDRESS:
18-A, D.D.A.SCO Complex
Defense Colony
New Delhi24

Phone: +91-11-24647005, 24698431, 24618026
Fax: +91-11-24697352, 24610500
Email: tourism@delhitourism.gov.in
Website: www.delhitourism.gov.in