New Delhi in north-central India Today’s Video of the Day from the European Space Agency (ESA) features New Delhi in the north-central part of India. New Delhi is the country’s second largest city. It is located within the enormous metropolitan area of Delhi, India’s capital territory.
According to ESA, Delhi’s urban area consists of the historical city of Old Delhi in the north, New Delhi in the south, and now also includes the nearby cities of Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Gurugram and Noida. Sprawling over an area of 25 km 2 Central Delhi is home to 644,005 Delhiites.
Delhi is bounded by the state of Haryana to the north, west and south. To the east, the city borders the state of Uttar Pradesh. Delhi, city and national capital territory, north-central India. The city of Delhi actually consists of two components: Old Delhi, in the north, the historic city; and New Delhi, in the south, since 1947 the capital of India, built in the first part of the 20th century as the capital of British India.
New Delhi is also located on the banks of one of the country’s most sacred rivers, the Yamuna is a tributary of the Ganges River. New Delhi in north-central India as shown above in the video It is officially called the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT). The city is the largest commercial center in the northern part of India
Video Credit: ESA