Kanpur Aboot this soondpronunciation  (Hindi: कानपुर, Urdu: کان پور‎), spelled as Cawnpore afore 1948, is the tent maist populous ceety in Indie an the lairgest athin the state o Uttar Pradesh. It is the lairgest ceety o the Hindi-speakin belt efter Delhi. It remains ane o the auldest industrial towunships o North Indie,[5] awtho it haes no kept pace wi IT industry growthe in the rest o Indie due tae poleetical indifference.

Kanpur

Cawnpore
metropolitan ceety
Clockwise frae top richt: Green Park Stadium; Civil Lines destrict; Kanpur Polis heidquairters; Landmark Hotel; Memorial Church; JK Temple
Clockwise frae top richt: Green Park Stadium; Civil Lines destrict; Kanpur Polis heidquairters; Landmark Hotel; Memorial Church; JK Temple
Eik-name(s): 
"Leather Ceety o Indie";[1] "Manchester of the East"[2]
Kanpur is locatit in Uttar Pradesh
Kanpur
Kanpur
Coordinates: 26°27′39″N 80°20′00″E / 26.46083°N 80.33333°E / 26.46083; 80.33333
KintraIndie
StateUttar Pradesh
RegionAwadh
Lawer Doab
DestrictKanpur Nagar Destrict
Kanpur Dehat Destrict
Govrenment
 • MayorShri Jagatvir Singh Drona
Area
 • metropolitan ceety450 km2 (170 sq mi)
Elevation
126 m (413 ft)
Population
 (2011)[4]
 • metropolitan ceety2,767,031
 • Rank11t
 • Density1,366/km2 (3,540/sq mi)
 • Metro
2,920,067 population_metro_footnotes = [3]
Languages
 • OffeecialHindi, Inglis, Avadhi, Urdu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
208 0xx
 • 209 2xx
  • 209 3xx
  • 209 4xx
Telephone code0512
Vehicle registrationUP-78,UP-77
Coastline0 kilometres (0 mi)
Sex ratio0.842 /
Literacy84.14%
Distance frae New Delhi408 kilometres (254 mi) NW (land)
Distance frae Mumbai1,288 kilometres (800 mi) SW (land)
Distance frae Chennai1,925 kilometres (1,196 mi) SE (land)
Distance frae Kolkata1,100 kilometres (680 mi) (land)
ClimateCfa (Köppen)
Precipitation980 millimetres (39 in)
Avg. annual temperatur22.0 °C (71.6 °F)
Avg. simmer temperatur48.7 °C (119.7 °F)
Avg. winter temperatur7 °C (45 °F)
Wabsteidwww.kanpurnagar.nic.in

It haes a metropolitan aurie o ower 1,640 square kilometres (630 sq mi) an a ceety aurie o aroond 829 km2 wi an approximate poplation o 5 million indwallers.[6] The status o the ceety wis upgradit when it wis includit in the "Coonter Magnets" o Naitional Caipital Region (NCR).

Kanpur is ane o the fastest growin ceeties in Indie especially the industrial growthe in the first decade o the 21st century is phenomenal supportit bi the fact that the nummer o industrial units that wur aroond 14,000 in the year 1998 haes amaist mair nor doubled tae nearly 29,000 bi 2009 juist in 10 years duration which is exceptional growthe.

Internaitional relationsEedit

Ceety Banner Kintra
Manchester, Ingland   UK Unitit Kinrick[7]
San Jose, Californie   USA Unitit States
Osaka   Japan Japan[8]
Yekaterinburg   Roushie Roushie[9]
Faisalabad   Pakistan Pakistan

Friendly relationsEedit

ReferencesEedit

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  2. "Nick Name of Indian Places". Facts-about-india.com. Retrieved 2012-12-19.
  3. "Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011; Urban Agglomerations/Cities having population 1 lakh and above" (PDF). Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 26 March 2012.
  4. "Provisional Population Totals, Census of India 2011; Cities having population 1 lakh and above" (PDF). Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 26 March 2012.
  5. Free, p. 39
  6. "Kanpur Nagar". World Gazetteer. Retrieved 8 June 2010.
  7. "235 Related Topics about Kanpur". Retrieved 2012-01-10.
  8. "PATENTS FILED, GRANTED | SIDBI Innovation and Incubation Centre". Siic.iitk.ac.in. Retrieved 2012-12-19.
  9. "178 Related Topics about Yekaterinburg". Retrieved 2012-01-10.
  10. "Presentation on the City of Kanpur, India relative to establishing a friendly exchange leading to a sister city relationship with the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, given by Dr. Pradeep K. Rohatgi". Retrieved 2012-01-04.
  11. "City of Milwaukee - Meeting of SISTER CITIES COMMITTEE on 9/29/2010 at 1:30 PM". Milwaukee.legistar.com. Retrieved 2012-12-19.