Delhi, officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT), is a city and a union territory of India containing New Delhi, the capital of India. It is situated alongside River Yamuna and bordered by Haryana state on three sides and by Uttar Pradesh state to the east.
In which state is Delhi now?
It is bordered by the state of Haryana on three sides and by Uttar Pradesh to the east.
|City Formation||c. 1052 CE|
|Formation of Union Territory||1956|
|Formation of National Capital Territory||1 February 1992|
Is Delhi a state or district?
South Delhi district is one of the 11 Districts of NCT of Delhi. Delhi was divided into 11 districts in September 2012, prior to that Delhi had 9 districts which came into existence from January 1997. Prior to that, there used to be only one district for whole of Delhi with district head quarter at Tis-Hazari.
What are the 7 cities of Delhi?
Historians speak of the “Seven Cities of Delhi” but, between 1100 A.D. and 1947 A.D., there have actually been eight of them:
- The oldest city near the site of the Qutab Minar.
- The city around Purana Qila.
- New Delhi.
What is the nickname of Delhi?
Indian Cities and Their Nicknames
|Nalanda||The land of Knowledge|
|Chattisgarh||Bhilai||Steel capital of India|
|Korba||Power hub of India|
|Delhi||New Delhi||City of rallies|
What is the difference between New Delhi and Delhi?
While the main difference between Delhi and New Delhi is that Delhi is, officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi(NCT), is a city and a Union Territory of India whereas New Delhi is one of the 11 districts of Delhi. … On 13th February 1931, Viceroy and Governor-General of India, Lord Irwin inaugurated New Delhi.