New Delhi

New Delhi
a city in and the capital of India, in the N part, adjacent to Delhi. 301,800. Cf. Delhi (def. 2).

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City (pop., 2001 prelim.: 294,783), capital of India, on the western bank of the Yamuna River, south of Old Delhi in Delhi capital territory.

Built from 1912 to 1929, it was formally opened in 1931, when it became the capital. In contrast to the convoluted street plan of Old Delhi, New Delhi has an orderly, diagonal pattern and gives a feeling of openness and quiet. The main east-west axis is Central Vista Park, a thoroughfare lined with government buildings, museums, and research centres.

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      the capital of India, constituting part of the city and union territory of Delhi (q.v.).

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Universalium. 2010.

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