(Last Updated on : 10/07/2010)
Farrukhnagar is a town in Gurgaon district of the northern state of India, Haryana. Gurgaon District shares its border with Rohtak district. The town is octagonal in shape and shares its border and was built by Nawab Faujdar Khan in the 18th century. It is located between 28.45° North latitude and 76.82° East longitude at a height of 223 metres (731 feet) above mean sea level.
According to the 2001 India census report, Farukhnagar had a small population of 9520 inhabitants. Males constitute 53% of the population and females constitute 47% of the population. In Farrukhnagar 14 % of the population is less than six years of age. Farrukhnagar has an average literacy rate of 64%. This is higher than the national average literacy rate of 59.5%. The male literacy rate is 73% and the female literacy rate is 55%.
Sheesh Mahal and the Jama Masjid built of Agra red stone are famous monuments, which draws lot of tourists every year. The beautiful village of Mubarakpur, with the famous shrine of Budho Mata is located in the vicinity.