National Capital Territory of Delhi


Capital:
New Delhi

No. Of districts:
11

Area:
1,484.0 sq.km(573.0 sq mi)

Language:
Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu

Date of establishment:
1st Feb 1992

Population:
11,007,835

Literacy Rate:
86.34%

Population Density:
11,297 per sq. km

Industry:
Information technology, sports goods, medicines, leather goods, telecommunications, hotels, banking, media and tourism

Neighbouring states:
Haryana and Uttar Pradesh.

Art & Culture:

  1. Festivals: Diwali (the festival of lights), Mahavir Jayanti, Guru Nanak’s Birthday, Raksha Bandhan, Durga Puja, Holi, Lohri, Krishna Janmastami, Maha Shivratri, Eid ul-Fitr, Moharram and Buddha Jayanti.

Bird:
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)