Umda Sagar Lake

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Umda Sagar Lake
LocationHyderabad, India
Coordinates17°17′37″N 78°27′25″E / 17.2936°N 78.4570°E / 17.2936; 78.4570Coordinates: 17°17′37″N 78°27′25″E / 17.2936°N 78.4570°E / 17.2936; 78.4570

Umda Sagar Lake is located in the midst of Old City Hyderabad, India. The lake is one of four within Hyderabad, along with Shamirpet, Mir Alam, and Hussain Sagar (the last being largest at 275 km2).[1] In 1954 the lake was described as being 8 miles south of the city.[2]

It was constructed during the reign of the Hyderabad Nizam.[which?][when?]


  1. ^ K. Ramamohan Reddy; B. Venkateswara Rao; C. Sarala (20 October 2014). HYDROLOGY AND WATERSHED MANAGEMENT: Ecosystem Resilience-Rural and Urban Water Requirements. Allied Publishers. pp. 236–. ISBN 978-81-8424-952-1.
  2. ^ The Modern Review. Prabasi Press Private, Limited. 1954.

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