14 83 sq .kms.
Altitude: 239 m above sea level.
Language: Hindi, English Urdu, Punjabi
Rainfall : 111 cms. annually (approx)
Clothes : Summer-Cotton
STD Code: 011
Population: 11 million
People per sq.km : 7000
Best Time to Go : October to March
the capital of India, is a city of marvellous contrast. Its past and
present mesh seamlessly to make it an exciting palace to
visit. The sprawling modern metropolis of Delhi enfolds within its
limits the remains of seven earlier cities. Today the imposing forts and
tombs of these earlier times co-exist comfortable with the elegant
edifices of the British Raj and modern high rise buildings. Cool
tree-lined avenues with their whitewashed bungalows are as much a part
of the city's charms as the ordered chaos of the arrow lanes and busy
bazaars of the walled city of Shahjahanabad.
a microcosm of India a marvellousmix of people and traditions where
museums and cultural centers offer the finest exhibits, art and the best
performance from around the country.
fascinating bazaars and markets spillover with the finest that India has
to offer handicrafts, garments, fabrics and jewellery-making shopping a
gateway into India, Delhi is the logical start to an exploration of
northern India. It is also a part of the Golden Triangle, an exciting
circuit of the three magnificent Cities of Delhi-Agra -Jaipur. places