5 Cool Facts About Delhi


5 Lesser Interesting Cool Facts Delhi- (Know everyone)

5 Lesser Interesting Cool Facts Delhi- (Know everyone): New Delhi is the capital city of the Republic of India. It hosts the government’s legislature, executive and judiciary arms of the government. It also happens to be the seat of authority for the Government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi.

New Delhi is the capital city of the Republic of India. It hosts the government’s legislature, executive and judiciary arms of the government. It also happens to be the seat of authority for the Government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi.

The city was founded in 1911 by George V, Emperor of India during the Delhi Durbar of 1911. The city was designed by the British architects Sir Edwin Lutyens and Sir Herbert Baker. It started serving its functions as the country’s capital in 1931 after inauguration by the then India’s Viceroy Lord Irwin.

Below are a couple of cool facts about the city.

1. Delhi is one of the greenest cities in the world. Surprised? I was too, but according to statistics, it has about 20% of its landmass covered by forests. This is a no mean feat to accomplish for a country that is home to a fifth of the world’s population.

5 Lesser Interesting Cool Facts Delhi- (Know everyone)

2. This is cool…the entire public transport system in New Delhi runs on environment-friendly Compressed Natural Gas.

5 Lesser Interesting Cool Facts Delhi- (Know everyone)

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