Did you Know?
- The old Delhi or Delhi was one of the capitals of Muslim India between the 12th and 19th centuries.
- Delhi, the capital of India is the third largest city of the world, exceeded in size by Calcutta and Mumbai.
- Old Delhi was the capital of Muslim India between the 17th and 19th centuries, and here you will find many mosques, monuments and forts relating to India's Muslim history.
- Made in initially to cater to a population of 70,000, the total urban population of Delhi now exceeds 10 million.
- Delhi is history, and Delhi's monuments are tablets on which the history is written.
- The scale, extravagance and magnificence of New Delhi was not unlike Washington, or Haussmann and his patron Napoleon III's Paris, both cities designed to awe the newcomer with the power of the central State.
- In 1884 Delhi reported a population of 150, two gristmills, two cotton gins, and a school.