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From top, left to right: HUDA City Centre metro station, Pinjore Gardens, bronze chariot of Lord Krishna and Arjuna at Kurukshetra, Vatika Business Towers in Faridabad.
Location of Haryana in India
Location of Haryana in India
Country  India
Statehood 1 November 1966
 • Total 44,212 km2 (17,070 sq mi)
Area rank 21st
 • Total 25,353,081
 • Rank 18th
 • Density 573/km2 (1,480/sq mi)
 • Density rank 11
Demonym(s) Haryanvi
 • Official Hindi
 • Additional official
GDP (2019–20)
 • Total INR7.84 lakh crore (US$130 billion)
 • Per capita INR251575 (US$4,300)
Time zone UTC+05:30 (IST)
ISO 3166 code IN-HR
Vehicle registration HR-xx
HDI Increase 0.704 (2017) (High)
HDI rank 7th
Sex ratio 879/
Joint Capital with Punjab
Common for Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh.
Symbols of Haryana
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Haryana (Hindustani pronunciation: [ɦərɪˈjaːɳaː]) is a state in the Republic of India. It is the birthplace of Hinduism. The main dialect spoken in the area is Haryanvi. The area is 17,122 square miles (44,350 km2). It is larger than Denmark but smaller than Estonia. In traditional Indian geography it falls under the North Indian zone.

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