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Area  1483 sq. Kilometers
Population  16 millions approx
Settled  1638
Incorporated  1857
Capital formation  1911
Location  Delhi is situated in the North India
Longitude  77.13 East
Latitude  28.37 North
Land  1,590.0 km2 (614.0 sq mi)
 Water  18.0 km2 (6.9 sq mi)
Climate of Delhi  Summer 45° C to 28° C
Winter 25° C to 2° C
Best time to visit  October to March
Railway Station  New Delhi Junction, Delhi Junction, Hadrat Nizam-ud-din and Sarai Rohilla
Airport  Indira Gandhi International Airport and Palam Domestic Airport
Must Visits  Red Fort, Jama Masjid, India Gate, Lotus Temple, Akshardham Temple etc
Language spoken  Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi and English
Historical names  Indraprastha (around 5000 BC), Hastinapur, Lal Kot (in 736 AD), Qila Rai Pithora (in 1180 AD), Delhi (from 1206 AD)
Electricity  220volts, 50 hertz universal
Tipping  The tip amount should be around 10-to15% of the final billing.
STD Code  11
ISD Code  9111
Time Zone  5:30 hours ahead of GMT
Best Hotels in Delhi Hotel Centaur, Hotel Qutab, Samrat New Delhi, Hotel Taj Ambassador, Uppal's Orchid, Hotel Shangri-La New Delhi, Claridges Hotel New Delhi, Hilton Garden Inn, Hotel Hilton New Delhi
Religion Hinduism, Islam, Sikhism, Buddhism, Jainism, Christianity, Zoroastrianism, Judaism and the Baha'i Faith
Literacy  81.82%
Currency  Rupees
Density  11,297/km2 (29,259.12/sq mi)
Metro 16,314,838
Metro rank  2nd
Metropolitan  21,753,486 (1st)

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