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 bypopulation in India.
With more than 12.25 million inhabitants in theterritory and with over 15.9 million residents in the National Capital Regionarea (includes Noida, Gurgaon, Greater Noida, Faridabad and Ghaziabad).The name Delhi is often also used to include some urban areas near the NCT, aswell as to refer to New Delhi, the capital of India, which lies within themetropolis. The NCT is a federally administered union territory.The main language spoken isHindi but English and Punjabi are also widely spoken.
New Delhi was designed by a British architect ( EdwinLutyens ) to house the government and the city is the capital of India. Thecity is a blend of modern and traditional, with skyscrapers, temples andbeautiful gardens.
New Delhi Airport code: DEL
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