Faridabad is the most populous city located in the Indian state of Haryana. It is a leading industrial hub and is located in the National Capital Region on the border of New Delhi, the capital of India. The river Yamuna forms the border of the eastern district with Uttar Pradesh. on 24 May 2016, it was included in the second list of Smart Cities Mission by The Government of India.

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Faridabad has been described as the eighth and most developed city in the world and third in India by a survey by the City Mayors Foundation.

Badkhal Lake

Badkhal Lake was a natural lake located in the village of Badkhal in Faridabad. it is about 32 km away from the national capital Delhi. Tired of the hills of the Aravalli range, this was a man-made ridge. Due to unchecked mining in neighboring areas, the lake began to dry up two decades ago and is now completely dry. Nearby are Haryana Tourism Corporation restaurants. every spring, A flower show is held here. Migratory birds also visited the lake. 

Surajkund

Surajkund is an ancient reservoir daring back to the 10th-century. It is located on the South Delhi Ridge of the Aravali Range in the city of Faridabad, about 8 km from South Delhi. the literal meaning of Surajkund is ‘Lake of the Sun‘. It is an artificial cistern in the background of the Aravalli Mountains with an amphitheater-shaped ridge built in a semicircular shape. It is said to have been built in the 10th century by King Surajpal of the Tomar dynasty. 

Anangpur Dam 

Anangpur Dam is an Indian hydraulic engineering structure built in the 8th century during the reign of King Anangpal of the Tomara dynasty, located near the village of Anagpur. It’s also called Arangpur. It is accessible by road from Delhi to Mathura. The ruins of the fort found in the village of Anangpur are believed to have been built by Anangpal as part of the Red Fort, which developed as the first city of Delhi in the 8th century. It is an important biodiversity area of ​​the Northern Aravalli Leopard Wildlife Corridor from Sariska Tiger Reserve to Delhi. The local flow in the Aravalli hills was stopped by building a dam on a lake to collect rainwater. It is basically a structure for storing rainwater during monsoon for the beneficial use of irrigation. 

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