Delhi , known locally as Dilli (Hindi: दिल्ली, Punjabi: ਦਿੱਲੀ, Urdu: دِہلی ), and by the official name National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT) is the largest metropolis by area and the second-largest metropolis by population in India.
With more than 12.25 million inhabitants in the territory and with over 15.9 million residents in the National Capital Region area (includes Noida, Gurgaon, Greater Noida, Faridabad and Ghaziabad). The name Delhi is often also used to include some urban areas near the NCT, as well as to refer to New Delhi, the capital of India, which lies within the metropolis. The NCT is a federally administered union territory. The main language spoken is Hindi but English and Punjabi are also widely spoken.
New Delhi was designed by a British architect ( Edwin Lutyens ) to house the government and the city is the capital of India. The city is a blend of modern and traditional, with skyscrapers, temples and beautiful gardens.
New Delhi Airport code: DEL