Banjara Lake

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Coordinates: 17°24′39.55″N 78°26′55.4″E / 17.4109861°N 78.448722°E / 17.4109861; 78.448722

Banjara Lake
Location Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates 17°24′40″N 78°26′55″E / 17.410987°N 78.448724°E / 17.410987; 78.448724
Type artificial lake
Basin countries India
Max. depth 5 meters
Settlements Hyderabad

Banjara Lake or Hamed Khan Kunta is a small water body located in Banjara Hills in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India.[1]

History[edit]

The lake was built in 1930. At the time the locality had mansions and residences of royal elite. It was once a water body that was once spread over an area of more than one kilometre.

Conservation[edit]

The lake receives sewer water from adjoining localities, efforts are on to conserve the lake by organisations like Save Our Urban Lakes (Soul).[2]

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