Geography of Delhi

The geographical location of Delhi is spread in an area of 1, 4848 km².

Delhi has 3 municipal corporations, 1 municipal council, and 1 Cantonment, they are:

  1. Municipal Corporation of Delhi: It covers districts of Central Delhi, North Delhi, North West Delhi and West Delhi
  2. New Delhi Municipal Committee: It covers districts of South Delhi and South West Delhi.
  3. Delhi Cantonment Board: It covers districts of East Delhi and North East Delhi
  4. New Delhi Municipal Council manages New Delhi District
  5. Delhi Cantonment manages parts of South West Delhi.

The Location and physical Geography of Delhi shows that it is located at 28.61°N 77.23°E. Delhi's geographical boundaries touches with Uttar Pradesh and Haryana. The Yamuna River flows through Delhi that dazzling its charms.

It also has third highest tree-cover among all cities of India. Population of Delhi is 1,67,53,235 (census 2011).

National Capital Territory of Delhi has 9 districts:

  1. Central Delhi: It is divided into 3 subdivisions, Darya Ganj, Pahar Ganj and Karol Bagh. It's boundary touches Yamuna River, districts of North Delhi, West Delhi, South West Delhi, New Delhi and East Delhi. It has a population of 578,671 (2011 census).
  2. North Delhi:It's boundary touches Yamuna River, districts of North West Delhi, West Delhi, Central Delhi and North East Delhi. It has a population of 883,418 (2011 census).
  3. South Delhi:It's boundary touches Yamuna River, districts of New Delhi, Faridabad District and Gurgaon District of Haryana and South West Delhi. It has a population of 2,733,752 (2011 census).
  4. East Delhi:It's boundary touches Yamuna River, North East Delhi, Ghaziabad District and Gautam Buddha Nagar District of Uttar Pradesh. It has a population of 1,707,725 (2011 census).
  5. North East Delhi: It's boundaries touches Yamuna River, Ghaziabad District, East Delhi and North Delhi. It has a population of 2,240,749 (2011 census).
  6. South East Delhi:It's boundary touches districts of West Delhi, Central Delhi, New Delhi and South Delhi, Gurgaon District of Haryana and Jhajjar District of Haryana. It has a population of 2,292,363 (2011 census).
  7. New Delhi: New Delhi was planned by Sir Edwin Lutyens and Sir Herbert Baker. It was inaugurated on 13 February 1931 by Lord Irwin. It has a population of 249,998 (2011 census).
  8. North West Delhi: It's boundary touches Yamuna River, districts of North Delhi, West Delhi, Jhajjar District and Sonipat District of Haryana and Ghaziabad District of Uttar Pradesh. It has a population of 3,651,261 (2011 census).
  9. West Delhi:It's boundary touches districts of North West Delhi, North Delhi and Central Delhi, South West Delhi and Jhajjar District of Haryana. It has a population of 2,531,583 (2011 census).

Delhi Ridge, a northern extension of Aravalli Range in the National Capital Territory of Delhi that protects it from hot winds of the deserts of Rajasthan.

It is divided into 4 zones:

  1. The Old Delhi or Northern Ridge
  2. The New Delhi or Central Ridge
  3. The Mehrauli or South-Central Ridge
  4. The Tughlaqabad or Southern Ridge

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