10 Facts About Delhi to Make Every Delhiite Feel Proud

Below are the facts about Delhi, that will make you proud of being Delhiite

1. Delhi has 174 National Protected Monuments
With 3 World Heritage Sites, 174 National Protected Monuments and hundreds of state protected monuments, the message goes strong about the rich heritage that Delhi has. The monuments have been protected by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI).  To add to pride, Qutub Minar in Delhi is the tallest minaret in the world.

2. One Of The Greenest Capital Cities In The World
Delhi is blessed with 20,000 Parks & Gardens, 40 City Forests, 5 Ridge Areas, 2 Bio-Diversity Parks, and a Wildlife Sanctuary in the outskirts of the city at Asola Bhatti.

3. The Second Largest Bird-Rich Capital
Because of the Delhi Ridge Forest which is also commonly referred to as the “Green Lung” of the city hence the birds find the best soothing environment here. Moreover, Delhi has more than 450 bird species in its vicinity.

4. More Than 100 Govt. Colleges
Delhi is focus point of the students and it can be seen at the times of admissions every year. With 17 Universities, having more than 100 Colleges

5. Largest Fleet Of CNG Public Transportation System
In an international study by World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), the conversion of Delhi into using CNG was regarded as one of the top 10 policies in the world. Delhi has more than 1 crore CNG run vehicles. As per law the commercial vehicles as old as 15 years aren’t allowed to run on roads

6. Metro, comfortable commute for Delhi
Around 23 lakh people travel by the Delhi Metro. Carries More Than 700 Million People In A Year.
With more than 200 trains running, the Delhi Metro covers approximately 69,000 kilometres in a single day. The circumference of earth is just 40,075 km

7. Delhi Metro famous around the world
the first railway project to earn 4 Lakh carbon credits in the world. In 2014, it was ranked 2nd most popular metro system globally, first was New York

8. Cleanest Metro in the world
You’ll be surprised to know that there are no dustbins in the Delhi metro premises, at any station. And yet, the platforms and metro are clean. Thanks to the metro staff that takes special care to ensure cleanliness in the Delhi metro

9. Attraction for Movie Makers
Now-a-days Delhi has become the major attractions for all the big and small productions around the world, and they are choosing Delhi to shoot their projects

10. Capital of India
Being a capital of India, Delhi has its own place and respect around the world. All the important people, including ministers live here

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