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Delhi Flag
National Capital Territory of Delhi
Official logo of Delhi
Seal of NCT Delhi
Location of Delhi in India
Location of Delhi in India
Coordinates: 28°36′36″N 77°13′48″E / 28.61000°N 77.23000°E / 28.61000; 77.23000Coordinates: 28°36′36″N 77°13′48″E / 28.61000°N 77.23000°E / 28.61000; 77.23000
Country India
Settled6th century B.C.
Capital formation1911
Formation of Union Territory1956
Formation of NCT1 February 1992
CapitalNew Delhi
 • BodyGovernment of Delhi
 • Lt. GovernorAnil Baijal, IAS
 • Chief MinisterArvind Kejriwal (AAP)
 • Deputy Chief MinisterManish Sisodia (AAP)
 • Chief SecretaryVijay Kumar Dev, IAS
 • Commissioner of PoliceAmulya Patnaik, IPS
 • Union territory1,484.0 km2 (573.0 sq mi)
 • Water18 km2 (6.9 sq mi)
Area rank31st
200–250 m (650–820 ft)
 • Union territory16,787,941
 • Density11,312/km2 (29,298/sq mi)
 • Urban
16,349,831 (2nd)
 • Megacity
11,034,555 (2nd)
 • Metro (2016)
26,454,000 (1st)
 • Official
 • Additional official
GDP (2018–19)
 • TotalINR7.80 lakh crore (US$130 billion)
 • Per CapitaINR365529 (US$6,200)
 • Metro GDP/PPP$167–370 billion
Time zoneUTC+5.30 (IST)
ISO 3166 codeIN-DL
Vehicle registrationDL
HDI (2017)Increase 0.744 (High) · 5th
Literacy (2011)86.21%
Sex ratio (2011)868 /1000

Delhi (English /ˈdɛli/; Hindustani: [ˈdɪlːi] Dillī; Punjabi: [ˈdɪlːi] Dillī; Urdu: [ˈdeɦli] Dēhlī), officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT), is a territory in India. It includes the country's capital New Delhi. It covers an area of 573 square miles (1,480 km2). It is bigger than the Faroe Islands but smaller than Guadeloupe. Delhi is a part of the National Capital Region, which has 12.5 million residents. The governance of Delhi is like that of a state in India. It has its own legislature, high court and a council of executive ministers. view more...