Delhi is a territory in India. It includes the country's capital New Delhi. It covers an area of 573 square miles (1,480 km2). It is bigger than the Faroe Islands but smaller than Guadeloupe. Delhi is a part of the National Capital Region, which has 12.5 million residents. The governance of Delhi is like that of a state in India. It has its own legislature, high court and a council of executive ministers.
Delhi is on the banks of the Yamuna River. Historians have evidence that people have been living in this region since at least the 6th century BC. People also believe that the legendary city of Indraprastha was here. This city has many remains and monuments of historic importance.
The India Gate is a war memorial in Delhi. On the India gate there are names of some of the people who fought for India during 1914 until 1921.
Tourism in Delhi[change | change source]
Places to visit[change | change source]
- India Gate
- Red Fort
- Kingdom of Dreams
- Qutab Minar
- Lotus Temple
- Paranthe Wali Gali
- Jama Masjid
- Gurudwara Bangla Sahib
- Connaught Place
- Akshardham Temple
- Jantar Mantar
- National Rail Museum
Shopping[change | change source]
- Sarojini Nager Market
- Lajpat Matrket
- Khan Market
- chandni chowck market
References[change | change source]
- "Places to Visit in Delhi". thrillophilia.com. Retrieved 6 June 2018.
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