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India - New Delhi

India
New Delhi
English
Teacher Síbia
Inês Freitas nº11;Madalena Brederode nº14;
Marta Freitas Bell nº16; Sara Brazão nº 24

New Delhi
New Delhi is the capital of the Republic of India and it also serves as the centre of the Government of the National Capital Territory of Delhi.
New Delhi is leading world's top global cities in the arts, commerce, education, fashion, etc...
The city of New Delhi is known for it's wide, tree-lined boulevards and is home to numerous national institutions, museums and landmarks.
Establishment
Geography
Calcutta now Kolkata was the capital of India during the British Raj until December 1911.
During the early 1900s, a proposal was made to the British administration to shift the capital of the British Indian Empire from Calcutta to Delhi. Unlike Calcutta, which was located on the eastern coast, Delhi was located in northern India and the Government of British India felt that it would be easier to administer the country from Delhi rather than from Calcutta.
New Delhi forms a small part of the Delhi metropolitan area.
It's area has a total of 42.7km2

Climate
The climate of New Delhi is a humid subtropical climate with high variation between summer and winter.
The temperature varies from 46ºC in summers to around 0ºC in winters.
Architecture
The New Delhi town plan, like its architecture, was chosen with one single chief consideration: to be a symbol of British power and supremacy.
Many elements of New Delhi architecture borrow from indigenous sources; however, they fit into a British Classical tradition.
Historic sites and museums
Sports
The National Museum was shown at the Rashtrapi Bhawan in 1949. On 15 August 1949, it was formally inaugurated and currently has 200 000 works of art, covering 5 000 years.
Gandhi cemetery in New Delhi is the location where Mahatma Gandhi spent the last 144 days of his life and was assassinated on 30 January 1948. Rajghat is the place where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated on 31 January 1948 and his ashes were buried.
The city hosted the 2010 Commonwealth Games and annually hosts Delhi Half Marathon foot-race.
New Delhi was interested in bidding for the 2019 Asian Games but was turned down by the government on August 2, 2010 amid allegations of corruption in 2010 Commonwealth Games.
Demographics
New Delhi has a population of 249, 998.
Religion
The End
Hope you liked our work and that you learned a little bit more about India and it's culture.
For this presentation we used:
Wikipedia - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Delhi ;
Hinduism is the religion of 83.8% of New Delhi's population. There are also large communities of Muslims, Sikhs, Jains and Christians in Dehli. Other religious groups include Parsis, Buddhists and Jews. Hindi and Punjabi are the main spoken languages in New Delhi.
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Curiosities
The cow is a sacred animal in India. The Indian people think that it's a God.
Every 20 minutes, a women is rapped in India.
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