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The historical and present records about Delhi cover such areas as the city's history, geography, languages spoken, demographics, tourist places and people. Delhi was initially a ruling ground of the Mughal Empire. However, in 1803 AD Delhi became a dominion of the British Kingdom and in 1911 the city was acknowledged as the capital of India. Delhi geography is favorable in many respect. For one the city is located on the banks of Yamuna river which makes its crop lands fertile. Being on the northern part of India Delhi comprises of plain areas. There are a total of nine districts in Delhi. The prime languages in Delhi that are spoken by majority of the city's population comprise of English, Punjabi and Hindi. While English is the official language, Punjabi and Hindi have become the much used linguistics of the city of Delhi India. Demographics of Delhi reveals that the total population of the city as per 2001 census is 13,782,976. The sex ratio is 821 while the population density of Delhi in 2001 was recorded as 9294. The total number of literate people in Delhi counts for 9703049 which accounts for 81.82% of the total population.

Qubab Minar : This 73 meter-high-tower is believed to have been built in 1193 A.D. by King Kutub-ud-din-Aibak to celebrate the victory of the Afghan invader over the Rajputs. Its five stories are graced with fine sculptures made of sand stone.

Red Fort : Lal Quila or the Red Fort is one of the elegant structures in Delh. It lies on the riverbank of Yamuna, surrounded by a wall of about 2.4 km in circumference and built of red sandstone. The construction of the Fort began when the Mughal King Shah Jahan transferred his capital from Agra to Delhi and was completed in 1648.

Humayun's Tomb : Built in the 16th century as a memorial to the Mughal emperor, this enormous piece of architecture is said to have inspired Emperor Shajahan to construct Taj Mahal in Agra. The tomb was built to dedicate to Emperor Humayun by his widow, Haji Begum in A.D. 1565.

India Gate : India Gate is Located at the end of Rajpath in New Delhi. Designed and built by the British architect Lutyens, it was originally called "All India War Memorial" in memory of Indian soldiers who died in the campaigns of World War I, the North-West Frontier operations and the 1919 Afghan Fiasco. Names of the martyrs are inscribed on the walls with the eternal flames honoring them.

Bahai's Temple : Bahai temple built in 1986, is also known as the Lotus temple because of its lotus shape which reaches a height of more than 40 meters. The temple belongs to the Bahai House of Worship, dedicated to the oneness of all religions and mankind.