Faridabad is the largest city in Haryana, a state in India (along with the highest population in the state); founded in 1607 by Shaikh Farid. It is considered as a part of NCR (National Capital Region) as the city is bordering New Delhi, the capital of India. This city is known for its 'Surajkund International Crafts Mela', a fair which is organized yearly with various countries participating in this fair. People from different countries visit Faridabad during the fair season and has witnessed more than 160,000 foreigners visiting the fair. Other tourist spots in Faridabad include Bakhal Lake, Anagpur Dam and Death Valley Surajkund. The Death Valley in Faridabad is a mesmerizing crystal blue lake with a scenic view and with beautiful flora and fauna.
This city is primarily considered as the industrial hub in Haryana as Faridabad and Gurgaon contribute to the 50% of tax which is being collected in the state. Since most of the industrial factories are situated here, Faridabad is being considered as a Smart City under honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi's programme 'Smart City Mission'. For example, factories for garments, shoes, tractors, switch gear, motorcycles and more are produced in this city. Even agricultural products like Henna (Mehndi) is being exported from Faridabad to different countries.