Delhi (Dihlī), a historical city in north India with a major modern section built in the south known as New Delhi. The capital of India, it is located at an elevation of 227 m above sea level at 28°39’ north latitude and 77°13’ east longitude.
The National Capital Territory of Delhi, which occupies a total area of 1,484 km (573 sq miles), neighbours the states of Uttar Pradesh in the east, and Haryana to the north, west and south. The …
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Huda Seyyed Hussein-zadeh and
Translated by Najam Abbas,
Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Wilferd Madelung and, Farhad Daftary.
Consulted online on 04 October 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_037155>