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Cawnpore
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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
 • Density6,854.96/km2 (17,754.27/sq mi)
 • Metro2,920,496
 • Metro Rank
11th
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
208 0xx
 • 209 2xx
  • 209 3xx
  • 209 4xx
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

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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