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Do You Know These Facts About Delhi? Know Your Capital City Delhi Better!

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# Delhi’s population is 1.68 crore, which is greater than many nations including Iceland, Maldives, Luxembourg, Bhutan, Estonia, Swaziland, Fiji, Cyprus, and much more.

# Delhi is one of the most visited cities in India, thanks to these popular tourist attractions, Red Fort, Lotus Temple, India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Qutb Minar, Akshardham, Jama Masjid, Lodi Gardens, and Jantar Mantar.

Lotus Temple is probably the finest crafted structure in Delhi.

World’s tallest brick minaret the Qutub Minar is in Delhi.
Jama Masjid built in 1656 by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan is one of the largest mosques in India is in Delhi.

# Delhi was ranked 5th among 21 cities in India for its transparent governance and administrative practices.

Delhi is divided into 11 political zones, which are subdivided into 95 local police stations.

Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi is the second oldest international cricket stadium after Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

Khari Baoli Market is the largest wholesale spice market in Asia and probably in the world.

It is one of the most interesting facts about Delhi, that the city was once a walled city. You would find five gates         still standing in the city, namely, Turkman Gate, Ajmeri Gate, Delhi Gate, Lahori Gate, and Kashmiri Gate.

It is one of the weird facts about Delhi but there is a museum especially dedicated to various toilets showcasing           toilets from ancient time to present day. The museum name is, “Sulabh International Museum of Toilets”.

The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) runs the largest group of eco-friendly buses in the world. DTC buses run on CNG which is less damaging to the environment. Delhi has one of the largest public transportation systems in India. All of the public transport system in Delhi runs on Compressed Natural Gas or CNG.

World’s Second Most Popular Metro. Delhi Metro is the second most popular metro rail systems in the world. The first one is New York Metro.

The Delhi Fire service runs 53 fire stations, employs 3280 firefighters and 289 mechanics. It attends over 22,000 fire and rescue calls every year.

Delhi has the highest number of registered cars in India.

It is one of the unknown facts about Delhi. The trams were used in Delhi but the service was not last for too long.

Delhi Cantonment was the capital of India during 1912-31 as the interim capital.

A Woman Ruled The Delhi Before British. Raziya al-Din, throne name Jalâlat ud-Dîn Raziyâ, or simply Razia Sultana was the Sultan of Delhi from 1236 to May 1240. She was one of the bravest female rulers in the history of the world.

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