Delhi, officially the National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi, is a city and the federal territory of India comprising New Delhi, the capital city of India. Stretching on the Yamuna River, mainly on the west or right bank, Delhi shares borders with Uttar Pradesh in the east and Haryana in the other direction. NCT covers an area of ??1,484 square kilometres (573 sq mi). According to the 2011 census, the population of the city of Delhi is more than 11 million, while the population of the elderly is about 16.8 million. The Delhi metropolitan agglomeration, which includes the satellite cities of Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Gurgaon and Noida in an area known as the National Capital Region (NCR), has an estimated population of more than 28 million Second largest. most prominent in the world (after Tokyo). The topography of the medieval fortress of Purana Qila on the banks of the Yamuna River matches the literary description of Indraprastha in the Sanskrit epic Mahabharata; however, excavations in the area show no sign of an ancient built environment. From the early 13th to the mid-19th centuries, Delhi was the capital of two major empires, the Delhi Sultanate and the Mughal Empire, which covered much of South Asia. The city's three UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Qutub Minar, Humayun's Tomb and Red Fort, belong to this period. Delhi was the first centre of Sufism and Qawwali music. The names of Nizamuddin Auliya and Amir Khusrau are prominently associated with it. The Khariboli dialect of Delhi was part of a language evolution that gave rise to literature in Urdu and later in Modern Standard Hindi. Delhi's leading Urdu poets include Mir Taqi Mir and Mirza Ghalib. Delhi was the main centre of the Indian Rebellion of 1857. In 1911, New Delhi, an area south of Delhi, became the capital of the British Indian Empire. During the partition of India in 1947, Delhi was transformed from a Mughal city to a Punjabi city, losing two-thirds of its Muslim population, partly due to pressure from Hindu refugees arriving from the west. of Punjab. After independence in 1947, New Delhi remained the capital of the Autonomous Kingdom of India and, after 1950, the Republic of India. Delhi ranks fifth among Indian states and union territories in Human Development Index. Delhi has the second-highest GDP per capita in India (after Goa). Although a federal territory, the political administration of NCT Delhi today more closely resembles that of an Indian nation, with a legislature, a supreme court, and an executive council of ministries. A premier heads head. New Delhi is jointly administered by the Federal Government of India and the Delhi Local Government and serves as the national capital and the NCT of Delhi. Delhi is also the centre of the National Capital Region, a "federal planning" area established in 1985. Delhi hosted the first Asian Games in 1951, the 1982 Asian Games, the 1983 Non-Aligned Movement Summit, the 2010 Men's Hockey World Championships 2010 Commonwealth Games and the 2012 BRICS Summit and is one of the main host cities of the 2011 Cricket World Cup. Find and hire a top agency or company for your next big project related to Digital Marketing, Advertising, Social Media Marketing, Content Writing, Market Research, PR, Email Marketing, Mobile App Development, Web Design, Web application development, Media Planning and many more in India and other countries on AgencyNetwork.