Fast Facts

Location:

National Capital Territory of Delhi, North India, on the banks of the river Yamuna

Dialling code:

+91 -country

011- local area code

for eg, if you are dialling from outside the country  you will dial

0091 11 xxxx xxxx

Emergency/useful numbers:

Police          -   100

Fire              -   101

Ambulance  -  102

indian Red Cross Society   -   2371 1551,  2371 6441-43

Apollo Blood Bank   -   2682 5707

AIIMS ( All India Institute of Medical Sciences)   -   2656 1123,  2686 4851-59

Tourist InformationService   -   1363

ITDC ( Govt. of India Undertaking)   -   2371 9039

DTDC( Delhi Tourism Dev. Corp)   -   2336 3607,  2336 5358

Car helpline   -   2582 6161,  2576 6718/19

Highway Patrol   -  

Telephone Service - Enquiry    -   197

Trunk call booking ( national )  -  180

                            (international)   -  186

Morning alarm   -   116 + time

Airport enquiry   -   2566 1000 Terminal 1

                                 2560 2000 Terminal 2 (International)

                                 2560 1000 International Cargo Terminal

Railway enquiry   -  131,  2336 6177,  2336 6101

Reservation enquiry   -   8787,  2334 8686,  1345

Foreign Post Office   -   2323 3304


Population:

13,782,976 (metropolitan area).

Languages:
English, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi

Time zone:
GMT + 5.5.

Electricity:

220 volts AC, 50Hz; round two or three-pin plugs are used.

Average January temperatures:

21°C (70°F).

Average July temperatures:

35°C (95°F).

Annual rainfall:

714mm (27.9 inches). Monsoon season is July-August.