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Metro ceety
Frae top: Vidhan Sabha, Bada Imambara, Ambedkar Park
Frae top: Vidhan Sabha, Bada Imambara, Ambedkar Park
Nickname(s): The Ceety o Devesh, Gowden Ceety o East, Constantinople o Indie
Lucknow is locatit in Uttar Pradesh
Coordinates: 26°51′38″N 80°54′57″E / 26.86056°N 80.91583°E / 26.86056; 80.91583
Kintra  Indie
State Uttar Pradesh
Destrict Lucknow
 • Mayor Dinesh Sharma (BJP)
 • Metro ceety 310.1 km2 (119.7 sq mi)
Elevation 128 m (420 ft)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Metro ceety 2,815,601
 • Rank 12t
 • Density 2,011/km2 (5,210/sq mi)
 • Metro[3] 2,901,474
 • Offeecial Hindi, Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 226 xxx
Telephone code 91-522
Vehicle registration UP-32
Sex ratio 871 /

General Data:[4]


Lucknow (/[unsupported input]ˈlʌkn/; Hindi: लखनऊ, Urdu: لکھنؤ‎, Lakhnaū, IPA: [ˈləkʰnəu] ( listen)) is the caipital ceety o Uttar Pradesh in Indie.[8] Lucknow is the admeenistrative heidquarters o Lucknow destrict an Lucknow diveesion. Straddlin the river Gomti, modren Lucknow is a bustlin an fast growin metropolis wi a population o amaist 3 million (2011), rapidly emergin as a manufacturin, commercial an retailin hub.

Located in what was oreeginally kent as the Awadh (Oudh) region, Lucknow haes aaways been kent as a multicultural ceety, an flourished as a cultural an airtistic caipital o North Indie in the 18t an 19t centuries. Courtly manners, bonnie gardens, poetry, muisic, an fine cuisine patronised bi the Shia Nawabs o Iranian oreegin,[9][10] are well kent amangst Indies an students o Sooth Asie cultur an history.[11] Lucknow is popularly kent as The Ceety o Nawabs. It is an aw kent as the Gowden Ceety o the East, Shiraz-i-Hind an The Constantinople o Indie.[12]

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  2. "Cities having population 1 lakh and above" (PDF). Census of India. The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 1 December 2011. 
  3. "INDIA STATS: Million plus cities in India as per Census 2011". Press Information Bureau, Government of India. 31 October 2011. Retrieved 1 December 2011. 
  4. "Assessment Of Environmental Status Of Lucknow City" (PDF). Retrieved 26 March 2010. 
  5. Lakhnau. "". Retrieved 26 March 2010. 
  6. "RANKING OF DISTRICTS BY POPULATION SIZE IN 1991 AND 2001". Retrieved 26 March 2010. 
  7. "Lucknow City Profile" (PDF). Retrieved 26 March 2010. 
  8. "Welcome to Lucknow District Official Website". Retrieved 26 March 2010. 
  9. Sacred space and holy war: the politics, culture and history of Shi'ite Islam By Juan Ricardo Cole
  10. Encyclopædia Iranica,, "Avadh", E. Yarshater
  11. "History". Lucknow. Retrieved 26 March 2010. 
  12. "Lucknow Tour". 11 April 1936. Retrieved 26 March 2010. [deid airtin]

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