Delhi General Knowledge for Police, Judiciary, Metro Exams


Delhi Fact File : At a Glance –
Founded on : November 1, 1956
Official Name : National Capital Territory-Delhi
Capital : Delhi
Old Name : Indraprasth
Population : 16,314,838 Crores (as per 2001 census)
Area : 1,483 square kilometre (0.05% of total national area)
Population Density : 9,340 persons per square km.
Sex Ratio : 821 females per thousand males
Total Literacy Rate : 81.67% (as per 2001 census)
Male Literacy Rate : 87.33% (as per 2001 census)
Female Literacy Rate : 74.71% (as per 2001 census)
Decadal Growth (During 1991-2001) : 47.02% (as per 2001 census)
Work Participation Rate : 32.8% (2001 census)
Cultivators : 37,431 (2001 census)
Household Industries : 1,40,032 (as per 2001 census)
Rural Population : 9,44,727 persons (i.e., 6.8% as per 2001 census)
Urban Population : 1,29,05,780 person (i.e., 93.2% as per 2001 census)
Official Languages : Hindi and English
Second official Languages : Urdu and Punjabi
Districts of Delhi : 11 (New Delhi, North Delhi, North West Delhi, West Delhi, South West Delhi, South Delhi, South East Delhi, Central Delhi, North East Delhi, Shahdara and East Delhi).
Tehsils : 27
Villages : 165
Scheduled Caste Population : 2,343,255 (16.92%)
First Chief Minister of Delhi : Brahm Prakash
First Woman Chief Minister : Sushma Swaraj
Jurisdiction of High Court : Delhi High Court (Established in 1966)
Lok Sabha Seats : 7
Legislature : Unicameral
Vidhan Sabha Seats : 70
Rajya Sabha Seats : 3
Lt. Governor : Najeeb Jung
Present Chief Minister : Arvind Kejriwal
Neighbouring States : Haryana and Uttar Pradesh

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