New Delhi–India’s Capital City:
This is our pleasure to welcome you to New Delhi and enjoy the golden ambiance of India. Our capital is situated in heart of India having beautiful culture, more than thousand languages and different customs spreading from Kashmir to Kanyakumari and Rajasthan to Arunachal Pradesh. With the “Grace of God” India is a country where all types of atmosphere, treasures, culture and tastes are available and we believe to respect all religion and relation.
National Capital Region covers a large area, totaling around 1,484 square kilometers. The city has a population density of 29,259.12 people per square mile and its population about 18.6 million (2016), which is one of the highest in the world. Prominent cities of NCR include Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, Faridabad and Ghaziabad. The NCR is a rural-urban region, with a population of over 46,069,000 and an urbanization level of 62.6%. As well as the cities and towns the NCR contains ecologically sensitive areas like the Aravalli ridge, forests, wildlife and bird sanctuaries. The Delhi Extended Urban Agglomeration, a part of the NCR, contributed $370 billion or roughly 4% to the Indian economy (measured in terms of GDP PPP) in 2015-16. Our national language is Hindi, but English, Urdu, Sanskrit, Bengali alongwith 1652 other approved language we speak in India.
For the ease of delegates and companions, ICOLD2020 activities and accommodation will be in New Delhi which will have easy access to entertainment, shopping centres, open-air markets, recreation and culture. The Red Fort, Qutub Minar, National Museum, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, Lotus Temple, India Gate, Jama Masjid, Humayun's Tomb, Akshardham, National Zoological Park, Gandhi Smriti and the Mahatma Gandhi Memorial, Jantar Mantar Observatory and National Crafts Museum are the attraction point for tourists.