A city of north-central Asia on the Yamuna River. Crucial since old times, the old city ended up being rebuilt by Shah Jahan into the seventeenth century with high stone walls enclosing the Red Fort that included the imperial Mogul palace. The brand new part of Delhi became the capital of British India in 1912 and of separate Asia in 1947. Population: 9,810,000.
National capital territory and old city in north India where country’s capital New Delhi is based.