New Delhi is the second-largest city and the capital of India
. The city has a population of almost 17 million, making it one of the most populated cities in the world. New Delhi is a cosmopolitan city and embraces many different religions, as well as being a hive for international business.
New Delhi is the largest commercial and financial centre in Northern India. Its service sector has boomed in recent years, due to its largely English speaking workforce. This workforce has attracted many multinational companies, particularly those in telecommunications, information technology and media.
New Delhi is also renowned for its beautiful sights, including India Gate, the Laxminarayan Temple and the Lotus Temple. Other points of interest include; the tallest minaret in India the Qutab Minar, The National Museum and the Gandhi Smriti which is a museum dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi and the location he spent his last 144 days before he was assassinated.
The largest train station is the New Delhi rail station which connects Delhi to the rest of the country, as well as Pakistan. Other public transport options include rickshaws, the metro rail system and buses, which are the most widely used modes of transport. The primary airport in Delhi is the Indira Gandhi International Airport which is located in New Delhi and is the busiest airport in the country. The airport provides a link to locations all over the world including London Heathrow, Paris and Singapore