Delhi

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Delhi ( Dillī; Dillī; Dehlī), officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT), is a city and a union territory of India containing New Delhi, the capital of India.wikipedia
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New Delhi

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Delhi ( Dillī; Dillī; Dehlī), officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT), is a city and a union territory of India containing New Delhi, the capital of India. New Delhi is jointly administered by the federal government of India and the local government of Delhi, and serves as the capital of the nation as well as the NCT of Delhi.
New Delhi (, Naī Dillī) is an urban district of Delhi which serves as the capital of India and seat of all three branches of the Government of India.

Mumbai

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According to the 2011 census, Delhi's city proper population was over 11 million, the second-highest in India after Mumbai, while the whole NCT's population was about 16.8 million.
According to United Nations, as of 2018, Mumbai is the second most populous city in India after Delhi and the seventh most populous city in the world with a population of 19.98 million.

List of cities in India by population

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According to the 2011 census, Delhi's city proper population was over 11 million, the second-highest in India after Mumbai, while the whole NCT's population was about 16.8 million.

National Capital Region (India)

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Delhi's urban area is now considered to extend beyond the NCT boundaries, and include the neighbouring satellite cities of Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Gurgaon and Noida in an area now called Central National Capital Region (CNCR) and had an estimated 2016 population of over 26 million people, making it the world's second-largest urban area according to the United Nations.
The National Capital Region (NCR) is a central planning region centred upon the National Capital Territory in India.

Noida

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Delhi's urban area is now considered to extend beyond the NCT boundaries, and include the neighbouring satellite cities of Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Gurgaon and Noida in an area now called Central National Capital Region (CNCR) and had an estimated 2016 population of over 26 million people, making it the world's second-largest urban area according to the United Nations.
It is a satellite city of Delhi and is part of the National Capital Region of India.

Uttar Pradesh

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* It is bordered by the state of Haryana on three sides and by Uttar Pradesh to the east.
The state is bordered by Rajasthan to the west, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Delhi to the northwest, Uttarakhand and Nepal to the north, Bihar to the east, Madhya Pradesh to the south, and touches the states of Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh to the southeast.

Delhi Sultanate

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Under the Delhi Sultanate, it was an Imperial city.
The Delhi Sultanate (, undefined) was an Islamic empire based in Delhi that stretched over large parts of the Indian subcontinent for 320 years (1206–1526).

Ghaziabad

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Delhi's urban area is now considered to extend beyond the NCT boundaries, and include the neighbouring satellite cities of Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Gurgaon and Noida in an area now called Central National Capital Region (CNCR) and had an estimated 2016 population of over 26 million people, making it the world's second-largest urban area according to the United Nations.
Ghaziabad is a city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh and a part of the National Capital Region of Delhi.

List of most-polluted cities by particulate matter concentration

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Furthermore, it is considered one of the world's most polluted city by particulate matter concentration.

2010 Commonwealth Games

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Delhi hosted the first and ninth Asian Games in 1951 and 1982, respectively, 1983 NAM Summit, 2010 Men's Hockey World Cup, 2010 Commonwealth Games, 2012 BRICS Summit and was one of the major host cities of the 2011 Cricket World Cup.
The 2010 Commonwealth Games, officially known as the XIX Commonwealth Games and commonly known as Delhi 2010, was an international multi-sport event that was held in Delhi, India, from 3 to 14 October 2010.

Government of Delhi

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New Delhi is jointly administered by the federal government of India and the local government of Delhi, and serves as the capital of the nation as well as the NCT of Delhi.
The Government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi (Government of NCT of Delhi or simply Government of Delhi) is the governing authority of the Indian national capital territory of Delhi and its 11 districts.

List of chief ministers of Delhi

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A union territory, the political administration of the NCT of Delhi today more closely resembles that of a state of India, with its own legislature, high court and an executive council of ministers headed by a Chief Minister.
The Chief Minister of Delhi is the chief executive of the National Capital Territory of Delhi in India.

Haryana

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* It is bordered by the state of Haryana on three sides and by Uttar Pradesh to the east.
Since Haryana surrounds the country's capital Delhi on three sides (north, west and south), consequently a large area of Haryana is included in the economically-important National Capital Region for the purposes of planning and development.

Tomara dynasty

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Another legend holds that the name of the city is based on the Hindi/Prakrit word dhili (loose) and that it was used by the Tomaras to refer to the city because the iron pillar of Delhi had a weak foundation and had to be moved. King Anang Pal of the Tomara dynasty founded the city of Lal Kot in 736 CE.
The Tomara (also called Tomar in modern vernaculars because of schwa deletion) were an Indian dynasty who ruled parts of present-day Delhi and Haryana during 9th-12th century.

History of Delhi

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King Anang Pal of the Tomara dynasty founded the city of Lal Kot in 736 CE.
Delhi has a long history, and has been an important political centre of India as the capital of several empires.

Iron pillar of Delhi

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Another legend holds that the name of the city is based on the Hindi/Prakrit word dhili (loose) and that it was used by the Tomaras to refer to the city because the iron pillar of Delhi had a weak foundation and had to be moved.
The iron pillar of Delhi is a structure 23 feet 8 inches (7.2 metres) high with 16 inches diameter that was constructed by a "King Chandra", probably Chandragupta II (reigned c. 375-415 CE), and now stands in the Qutb complex at Mehrauli in Delhi, India.

1982 Asian Games

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Delhi hosted the first and ninth Asian Games in 1951 and 1982, respectively, 1983 NAM Summit, 2010 Men's Hockey World Cup, 2010 Commonwealth Games, 2012 BRICS Summit and was one of the major host cities of the 2011 Cricket World Cup.
The 9th Asian Games (1982 एशियाई खेल) were held from November 19, 1982 to December 4, 1982, in Delhi, India.

Purana Qila

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According to the Bhavishya Purana, King Prithiviraja of Indraprastha built a new fort in the modern-day Purana Qila area for the convenience of all four castes in his kingdom.
Purana Quila, Urdu for Old Fort also formerly called Shergarh & Sher Fort is one of the oldest forts in Delhi, India.

Hindi

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Another legend holds that the name of the city is based on the Hindi/Prakrit word dhili (loose) and that it was used by the Tomaras to refer to the city because the iron pillar of Delhi had a weak foundation and had to be moved.
Modern Hindi is the standardised and Sanskritised register of the Hindustani language, which itself is based primarily on the Khariboli dialect of Delhi and other nearby areas of Northern India.

Hindustani language

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Some historians believe that Dhilli or Dhillika is the original name for the city while others believe the name could be a corruption of the Hindustani words dehleez or dehali—both terms meaning 'threshold' or 'gateway'—and symbolic of the city as a gateway to the Gangetic Plain.
It is an Indo-Aryan language, deriving its base primarily from the Khariboli dialect of Delhi.

Prithviraj Chauhan

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Prithviraj Chauhan conquered Lal Kot in 1178 and renamed it Qila Rai Pithora.
He controlled much of the present-day Rajasthan, Haryana, and Delhi; and some parts of Punjab, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.

Iltutmish

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It was his successor, Iltutmish (1211–1236), who consolidated the Turkic conquest of northern India.
He was the first Muslim sovereign to rule from Delhi, and is thus considered the effective founder of Delhi Sultanate.

List of Indian states and union territories by GDP per capita

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Delhi has the second-highest GDP per capita in India.

Faridabad

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Delhi's urban area is now considered to extend beyond the NCT boundaries, and include the neighbouring satellite cities of Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Gurgaon and Noida in an area now called Central National Capital Region (CNCR) and had an estimated 2016 population of over 26 million people, making it the world's second-largest urban area according to the United Nations.
Faridabad was founded in 1607 by Shaikh Farīd, the treasurer for the Mughal emperor Jahangir, to protect the Grand Trunk Road between Delhi and Agra.

Union territory

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Delhi ( Dillī; Dillī; Dehlī), officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT), is a city and a union territory of India containing New Delhi, the capital of India. A union territory, the political administration of the NCT of Delhi today more closely resembles that of a state of India, with its own legislature, high court and an executive council of ministers headed by a Chief Minister.
Three more, the National Capital Territory of Delhi, Chandigarh and Lakshadweep were formed by separating each territory from pre-existing states.