Delhi is the metro city and the capital of India. It has a huge hub of commercial, and transportation. Anangpal Tomar is the founder of the city. Delhi has been divided into two parts: Old Delhi and New Delhi. Delhi is the center of the government of India. The supreme court of India has been established in the city. It is the second–wealthiest city in India.
Delhi is the oldest city in the world. Old Delhi was built in the medieval period and New Delhi was built during the British rule over India. The Delhi Sultanate became the first dynasty to rule over India. In ancient times, the city was considered Indraprastha. Many dynasties, like the Tomars, Chauhans, Ghurids, Mamluks, Khaljis, Tughlaqs, Sayyids, Lodis, Mughals, Suris, Hemchandra, Mughals, and British ruled Delhi. Now, the Delhi government is the administrative authority.
Festivals and Fairs
Fairs and festivals reflect the spirit of unity, and Delhi is an amalgamation of culture and brotherhood. Festivals and fairs are celebrated in Delhi, such as Republic Day, Gandhi Jayanti, the Kite-flying festival, book fair, art, and crafts fair, and electronic fair.
The NCT of Delhi has covered 1,484 km2 of area, of which 783 km2 is covered in rural areas and 700 km2 is covered in urban areas. It is located in the northern part of India. The northern, western, and southern boundaries of Delhi are covered by Haryana and Uttar Pradesh on the eastern border. Delhi's geography has divided the state into three categories– the Yamuna flood plains, the Delhi ridge, and Delhi.
The population of NCT Delhi is 16,753,235 and 21,753,486 in the urban areas as per the 2011 census of India. There has been a growth in the female sex ratio in Delhi, with 866 women for every 1000 men.
Delhi has a unique blend of historical culture and modern culture. It has numerous monuments, auditoriums, botanical gardens, libraries, and places of worship.
The Legitimate languages of Delhi are Hindi and English, and other extra languages are Urdu and Punjabi. Hence, Hindi is the most spoken language.
The monuments, government buildings, museums, gardens, and parks of Delhi attract tourists. The famous places are the parliament house, India gate, Red Fort, Jana Masjid, Swami Narayan Akshardham, Lotus Temple, Chandni Temple, Humayun’s Tomb, Lodhi Garden, Qutub Minar, Jantar Mantar, Gandhi Smriti, Raj Ghat, and many more. According to Euro monitor International, Delhi is India’s first foreign visitor.
Delhi has an 86.3% literacy rate as per the 2011 census. Their education system is administered either by the Directorate of Education, the Government of NCT, or private organizations.
Dances and music
The famous dance forms of Delhi are Kuchipudi, Bharatanatyam, kathak, dandiya, and bhangra, and the music forms are Hindustani, Gazal, and Carnatic.
The people of Delhi are influenced by Mughal cuisine and by spicy food. The popular dishes are kebab, biryani, butter chicken, shahi paneer, aloo chaat, chole Bhature, chole Kulche, Gol Gappe, Dahi Bhalla, kachori, dal makhani, lassi, jalebi, and gulab jamun.
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