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About Faridabad

Faridabad was founded in A.D. 1607 by Shaikh Farid, treasurer of Jahangir, with the object of protecting the highway which passed through the town. Shaikh Farid built a fort, a tank and a mosque which are in runins. Later, it becomes the headquaters of a pargana which was held in jagir by the Ballabgarh ruler. Faridabad became 12th District of Haryana State on 15th August, 1979. Faridabad is about 25 Kilometers from Delhi in 28o 25' 16" North Latitude and 77o 18' 28" East Longitude.It is bounded by Union Territory of Delhi (National Capital) on its north, Gurgaon District on the west, Palwal District on the south and State of Utter Pradesh on its east. Delhi-Mathura National Highway No.2 (Shershah Suri Marg) passes thru middle of District.
It has a railway station on the Delhi-Mathura broad-gauge line of the Indian Railway.
Faridabad is famous for Heena Production on agriculture sector while tractors, motorcycles, switch gears, refrigerators, shoes and tyres are other famous industrial products of the city.
Badkhal Lake tourist complex, Suraj Kund Tourist Complex, Aravali Golf Club and Raja Nahar Singh Palace are the famous tourist spots.

For the ease of Civil Administration, Faridabad district is divided into two sub divisions viz. Faridabad & Ballabgarh each headed by a Sub Divisional Magistrate. The Municipal Corporation, Faridabad provides the urban civic amenities to the citizens of Faridabad City. (Palwal, Hodal & Hathin Sub Divisions are now part of newly created Palwal District).