Faridabad is a city located in the Indian state of Haryana. It is known as the largest city in the state of Haryana. Faridabad was founded by the Mughal emperor Jahangir in the early 16th century. He named the city a Sufi saint, Sheikh Farid, whose certain prophecies turned out to be true for Jahangir. Today, Faridabad city is the home to a large populace of Haryana. The companies like Larsen & Toubro, Goodyear India, BATA, YAMAHA Motors and others have set up their factories in Faridabad.
Faridabad is elevated at the height of 650 feet above the sea level. It spans a gross area of 240 km. sq. and a major portion of its land is a rough sandy terrain. The river Yamuna flows through the outskirts of the city and is a major source of supply of water. Faridabad has a humid climate. It faces searing summers with the median temperature that shoots up to 41°C. The winter season is a pleasant season as the average temperatures do not rise above 14°C.
Faridabad houses several attractions for the visitors. The notable and must-visit places located here are Badkal Lake, Anangpur Dam, ISKCON Temple, Parshavnath Digambar Jain Mandir, and the decked-up markets.