Kanpur

city in Uttar Pradesh, India

Kanpur is a city in Uttar Pradesh, India. Almost three million people live in Kanpur. It was called the Manchester of India.

Kanpur

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Kanpur
Clockwise from top right: Green Park Stadium; Civil Lines district; Kanpur Police headquarters; Landmark Hotel; Kanpur Memorial Church; JK Temple
Nickname(s): 
Leather City of the World[1] Manchester of the India[2] Birthplace of Indian Communism
Kanpur
Kanpur
Kanpur
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Coordinates: 26°27′00″N 80°19′55″E / 26.449923°N 80.331874°E / 26.449923; 80.331874Coordinates: 26°27′00″N 80°19′55″E / 26.449923°N 80.331874°E / 26.449923; 80.331874
CountryIndia India
StateUttar Pradesh
DivisionKanpur
DistrictKanpur Nagar
Named forRaja Kanh Deo
Government
 • MayorPramila Pandey (BJP)
 • Divisional CommissionerPradeep Kumar Mohanty, IAS
 • District Magistrate and CollectorVijay Vishwas Pant, IAS
 • Inspector General, Kanpur RangeMohit Agarwal, IPS
Area
 • Metropolis403.70 km2 (155.87 sq mi)
Elevation
126 m (413 ft)
Population
 • Metropolis2,767,348
 • Rank12th
 • Density6,900/km2 (18,000/sq mi)
 • Metro2,920,496
 • Metro Rank
11th
Demonym(s)Kanpurite, Kanpuriya
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
208 0xx
 • 209 2xx
  • 209 3xx
  • 209 4xx
Telephone code0512
Vehicle registrationUP-78 (Kanpur Urban)
UP-77 (Kanpur Rural)
Coastline0 kilometres (0 mi)
Sex ratio0.855 /
Literacy84.37%
HDI0.663[5]
ClimateCwa (Köppen)
WebsiteOfficial District Website

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Kanpur India - Kanpur Uttar Pradesh, Kanpur City, Kanpur Guide, Kanpur Location". Iloveindia.com. Archived from the original on 22 November 2012. Retrieved 19 December 2012.
  2. "Nick Name of Indian Places". Facts-about-india.com. Archived from the original on 21 February 2012. Retrieved 19 December 2012.
  3. "Uttar Pradesh (India): Districts, Cities, Towns and Outgrowth Wards - Population Statistics in Maps and Charts". City population.de. Archived from the original on 31 May 2016. Retrieved 7 June 2016.
  4. "Uttar Pradesh (India): State, Major Agglomerations & Cities - Population Statistics in Maps and Charts". City population.de. Archived from the original on 29 June 2016. Retrieved 9 July 2016.
  5. "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on 19 June 2018. Retrieved 8 March 2019.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)