Being the capital city of India, Delhi, among all other cities, tops second in regards to Delhi city population in the country with more than 17.3 million inhabitants. Internationally, it is ranked as the eight biggest metropolises in terms of populace. The city, Delhi spans over an area of 1.484 sq. km. New Delhi is located at the banks of river Yamuna and has an extensive area straddling from north, with Sarup Nagar at the border, to south, with Rajouri at the border, and at the west, with Najafgarh at the border, to the east, with river Yamuna.
The National Capital Territory of Delhi forms the centre of National Capital Region and includes the city of Delhi and New Delhi. The NCR includes four states NCT Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, and Rajasthan. The districts of Uttar Pradesh like Noida, Ghaziabad and Faridabad, and also districts of Haryana like Gurgaon, Sonepat and Panipat fall under NCR. Rajasthan too forms an integral part of NCR even though it does not share boundary with Delhi . Delhi Municipal Corporation, New Delhi Municipal Committee and Delhi Cantonment Board are the Government organizations that have power over governing most of Delhi Metro region. Ever since the sixth century B.C, Delhi has been home to various cultural, political and commercial activities of India.
The city is speckled with quite a lot of shrines and architectural wonders that catch the attention of visitors from the country and other part of the world. New Delhi houses important offices that form the seat of central administration, including the Parliament of India and the President House.
A Delhi map is shown below to help one discover the different places of interest within and around the Delhi city.