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The number game

With just 53 days to The Commonwealth Games being hosted by Delhi, we present a quick look at numbers that define the city.

entertainment Updated: Aug 11, 2010 02:28 IST
Mayank Austen Soofi

With just 53 days to The Commonwealth Games being hosted by Delhi, we present a quick look at numbers that define the city.

40: The length of Ring Road in kilometres

50: Fine in rupees for travelling on the roof of Metro train

77: The number of colleges under Delhi University

94: The age of Delhi-based author Khushwant Singh

99: Number of cinema screens in Delhi

238: Feet, the height of Qutub Minar, the monument in Mehrauli

252: The number of tree species in the Capital

275: The number of villages in Delhi

340: The number of rooms in Rashtrapati Bhawan

632: The seating capacity of Kamani auditorium in Mandi House

800: The number of bungalows in Lutyens’s Delhi

1924: The year on which Hindustan Times, Delhi’s favourite newspaper, came into existence

1956: The year in which Ashoka Hotel, the official hotel of Commonwealth Games, was founded

3,470: Million litres of filth daily generated by Delhi into Yamuna

4,700: Rupees, the price of Chelsea Clinton platter in Bukhara restaurant, ITC Maurya

14,598: The number of Braille books in Delhi Public library

25,000: The number of illegal autorickshaws in Delhi

1,50,000: The number of migrant labourers who are working to rebuild Delhi for the Games

60, 00, 000: The number of vehicles in Delhi

18, 000, 000: The population of Delhi