Patel Nagar is one of the oldest residential colonies in Central Delhi District
. Majority of the people residing here are migrants from Pakistan who made India their home after the partition in 1947. Patel Nagar is just 4 km west of Connaught Place
Over the years, Patel Nagar has become a well developed residential and commercial area. It is further classified into East Patel Nagar and West Patel Nagar.
Patel Nagar is surrounded by commercial and shopping areas like Karol Bagh and Pitampura. Dayanand Model School, DAV Public School and Goswami Vidyapeeth are the top schools in and around Patel Nagar.
Satyam Multiplex, Avantika Inn and Hotel Park Continental are other landmarks of Patel Nagar. Apart from this, the place has numerous hospitals and fast food joints.
Indira Gandhi International Airport is 22 km south. New Delhi Railway Station is 5 km east.