- Dos & Don'ts
- Important Facts
- Must Know
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- New Delhi Railway Station
- Nizamuddin Railway Station
- Old Delhi Railway Station
The geographical location of Delhi reveals that this ancient city is located at the west banks of Yamuna river in India . It was once a part of the Aravalies but today Delhi has only the out-skirts to tell the story of the greenery this place, once had. Himalayas are in the North of Delhi.A major proportion of the area of Delhi is plain and on this are located Delhi, New Delhi and Delhi cantonment along with a vast stretch of numerous villages. The land of the plain is mostly fertile.
The Mercury Level
Delhi is a land locked city.The city has an extreme type of continental climate which is perhaps due to it's distance from the sea. The summers in Delhi are very hot and winters very cold. The temperature range varies from 45 degrees in summers to 4 degrees in winters. The winters are marked by mist and fog in the mornings and often sun is seen in the afternoons. The cold wave from the Himalayan region makes winters very chilly. In summers the heat wave is immense and adequate precaution has to be taken before going out in the hot summer afternoons.
Best season to visit
The best season to visit Delhi is During the spring seasons of February to April and August to November. The bloom season of February and March make Delhi colourful. This time of the year brings greenery on the face of Delhi.
Monsoon- The magical wand of the weather God
The monsoon arrives towards the end of June. Delhi has a rainy season in winter also. It is important for the farmers of the village of the union territory because the Rabi crops benefits by it. Weather is generally dry except for 2-3 months of humidity.
Geographic and Demographic Information:
Area: 1,483 sq. km.
Sea Level Elevation: 225 m (741 ft.)
Languages: Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, English
Population: 9,370,475. (Males: 5,120,733 Females: 4,249,742) Growth Rare (per cent) 1981-92: 50.64 Density (persons per sq.km.): 6,139 Urban population: 89.93%. Sex Ratio-females per 1000 males-830 Literacy: 76.09%. (Males: 82.63%. Females: 68.01%)
Per capita income: Rs. 5,315.00 (Highest amongst Indian cities)