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Introduction :
Delhi being the capital of India is the main gateway to India and is connected with world's major cities. International flights from all over the world fly to Delhi's international airport. Delhi has an international and a domestic airport to manage the air traffic of International and domestic flights. Connectivity of Delhi to and from major cities in India makes it an ideal to place to visit and relocate.

Facts & Figures :
Area 1,483 sq km
Population 1, 38, 50,507
State Delhi
Language Hindi, English, Punjabi and Urdu
STD Code 011
Time Zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Climate Delhi experiences an extreme type of climate that is very cold in winters and quite hot in summers


Delhi History :
The Indian capital city of Delhi has a long history, including a history as the capital of several empires. The earliest architectural relics date back to the Maurya Period (c. 300 BC); since then, the site has seen continuous settlement. In 1966, an inscription of the Mauryan Emperor Ashoka (273-236 BC) was discovered near Srinivaspuri, which is near Noida. Two sandstone pillars inscribed with the edicts of Ashoka were brought to the city by Firuz Shah Tughluq in the 14th century. The famous Iron pillar near the Qutub Minar was commissioned by the emperor Kumara Gupta I of the Gupta dynasty (320-540) and transplanted to Delhi during the 10th century.

How to Reach Delhi :
Air: Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport is connected to all the important cities of the world with almost all the major international airlines operating out of here. Palam Domestic Airport connects Delhi to the major cities in India.
Train:The Indian Railway with their modern and organized network connects Delhi to all major and minor destinations in India. The city has three major railway stations at New Delhi, Old Delhi, and Nizamuddin.
Road: Delhi is well connected to all the major cities of India by a network of highways and roads. Buses can be taken from the three Inter State Bus Terminuses (ISBT), at Kashmere Gate, Sarai Kale Khan and Anand Vihar, as well as many starting points in and around the city, from which various state-managed

Best Season to Visit Delhi:
The best time to visit New Delhi is during the spring seasons when the city is at its full beauty. During the months of February to April and August to November the city of Delhi has a pleasant climate.