Delhi, India

City of  New Delhi, Capital of India

National Capital Territory of Delhi - current time and main facts


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

Public Holidays - 2020
DateHoliday
01/02/2020Guru Govind Singh Jayanti
01/14/2020Lohri
01/26/2020Republic Day
02/21/2020Maha Shivaratri
03/10/2020Festival of Colors
04/06/2020Mahavir Jayanti
04/10/2020Good Friday
05/01/2020Labor Day
05/07/2020Buddha Purnima
05/23/2020Festival of Breaking the Fast
07/30/2020Feast of the Sacrifice
08/11/2020Janmashtami
08/15/2020Independence Day
08/28/2020Muharram
10/02/2020Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti
10/25/2020Dussehra
10/28/2020Birth of the Prophet
11/14/2020Diwali
11/30/2020Guru Nanak Jayanti
12/25/2020Christmas Day

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