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ID: 7001534
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of New Delhi (inhabited place)  New Delhi (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 28 36 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 28.6000  decimal degrees
Long: 077 12 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 77.2000  decimal degrees

Note: Situated south of Delhi; designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens and others; wide avenues, formal buildings and systematized traffic flow of New Delhi constrast sharply with the complex street patterns of crowded Delhi; scene of Mahatma Gandhi's assassination 1948.

Names:
New Delhi (preferred,C,V,English,U)
Neu-Delhi (C,O)
New Dilli (NA,V)
नई दिल्ली (NA,V,Hindi,U)
ਨਵੀਂ ਦਿੱਲੀ (NA,V,Panjabi,U)
نئی دلی‎ (NA,V,Urdu,U)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of India (nation)  ........  India (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Delhi (union territory)  ............  Delhi (union territory) (P)
Hierarchy of New Delhi (inhabited place)  ................  New Delhi (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  Viceroy moved here in 1929
city (C)  ............  formally opened 1931
national capital (C)  ............  since 1947
commercial center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Neu-Delhi..........  [VP]
....................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-120
New Delhi..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
....................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 167
....................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 651
....................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 973
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
....................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 830
New Dilli..........  [VP]
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
नई दिल्ली..........  [VP]
....................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
ਨਵੀਂ ਦਿੱਲੀ..........  [VP]
.......................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
نئی دلی‎..........  [VP]
.................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-)
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 167
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 651
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) III, 973
..................  NGA/NIMA database (2003-) -2106102
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-120
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 830
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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