New Delhi in north-central India • Earth.com

New Delhi in north-central India

10-16-2021

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. 

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.

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.

Video Credit: ESA 

By Chrissy Sexton, Earth.com Staff Writer

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