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Kanpur

Cawnpore
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 Manchester of the India Birthplace of Indian Communism
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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
Country India India
State Uttar Pradesh
Division Kanpur
District Kanpur Nagar
Named for Raja Kanh Deo
Area
 • Metropolis 403.70 km2 (155.87 sq mi)
Elevation
126 m (413 ft)
Population
 • Metropolis 2,767,348
 • Rank 12th
 • Density 6,854.96/km2 (17,754.27/sq mi)
 • Metro
2,920,496
 • Metro Rank
11th
Demonym(s) Kanpurite, Kanpuriya
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
208 0xx
 • 209 2xx
  • 209 3xx
  • 209 4xx
Telephone code 0512
Vehicle registration UP-78 (Kanpur Urban)
UP-77 (Kanpur Rural)
Coastline 0 kilometres (0 mi)
Sex ratio 0.855 /
Literacy 84.37%
HDI 0.663
Climate Cwa (Köppen)

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

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