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Native ameHathras
Other nameहाथरस
NicknameBraj ki Dehri
StateUttar Pradesh
DistrictMahamaya Nagar
Total Area694.8 sq mi (1800.1 km2)
Altitude178 m
Total Population126355 (2001)
Density (pop.)761/km2 (1971/sq mi)
Official languagesHindi, Urdu
Other information
Time zoneIST (UTC+5:30)
Pincode204 xxx

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Hathras (Hindi हाथरस, Urdu ہاتھرس) is a city and a municipal board in Mahamaya Nagar district (formerly Hathras district) in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is the headquarters of the district that was created on 3 May 1997 by incorporating parts of Aligarh, Mathura and Agra districts. It forms a part of Aligarh Division. Hathras district was recently renamed Mahamaya Nagar.

Hathras lies within the Braj region in Central or Middle Doab, associated with the epic Mahabharata and Hindu mythology. The principal spoken language is Hindi. Its dialect Braj Bhasha which is closely related to Khariboli is spoken in this region.

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