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metropolitan ceety
Clockwise frae top richt: Green Park Stadium; Civil Lines destrict; Kanpur Polis heidquairters; Landmark Hotel; Memorial Church; JK Temple
Nickname(s): "Leather Ceety o Indie";[1] "Manchester of the East"[2]
Kanpur is located in Uttar Pradesh
Coordinates: 26°27′39″N 80°20′00″E / 26.46083°N 80.33333°E / 26.46083; 80.33333
Kintra Indie
State Uttar Pradesh
Region Awadh
Lawer Doab
Destrict Kanpur Nagar Destrict
Kanpur Dehat Destrict
 • Mayor Shri Jagatvir Singh Drona
 • metropolitan ceety 450 km2 (170 sq mi)
Elevation 126 m (413 ft)
Population (2011)[3]
 • metropolitan ceety 2,767,031
 • Rank 11t
 • Density 1,366/km2 (3,540/sq mi)
 • Metro


population_metro_footnotes = [4]
 • Offeecial Hindi, Inglis, Avadhi, Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 208 0xx
 • 209 2xx
  • 209 3xx
  • 209 4xx
Telephone code 0512
Vehicle registration UP-78,UP-77
Coastline 0 kilometres (0 mi)
Sex ratio 0.842 /
Literacy 84.14%
Distance frae New Delhi 408 kilometres (254 mi) NW (land)
Distance frae Mumbai 1,288 kilometres (800 mi) SW (land)
Distance frae Chennai 1,925 kilometres (1,196 mi) SE (land)
Distance frae Kolkata 1,100 kilometres (680 mi) (land)
Climate Cfa (Köppen)
Precipitation 980 millimetres (39 in)
Avg. annual temperatur 22.0 °C (71.6 °F)
Avg. simmer temperatur 48.7 °C (119.7 °F)
Avg. winter temperatur 7 °C (45 °F)
Website www.kanpurnagar.nic.in

Kanpur Aboot this soond pronunciation  (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] although it haes no kept pace wi IT industry growth in the rest o Indie due tae poleetical indifference.

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 inhabitants.[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 growth in the first decade o the 21st century is phenomenal supportit bi the fact that the number o industrial units that wur aroond 14,000 in the year 1998 haes amaist mair than doubled tae nearly 29,000 bi 2009 juist in 10 years duration which is exceptional growth.

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

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