Kanpur Nagar district

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Kanpur Nagar district
Location of Kanpur Nagar district in Uttar Pradesh
Location of Kanpur Nagar district in Uttar Pradesh
CountryIndia
StateUttar Pradesh
DivisionKanpur
HeadquartersKanpur
TehsilsKanpur Sadar, Bilhaur, Ghatampur,Narval
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituencies1. Kanpur (Lok Sabha constituency)- Kidwai Nagar, Cantt., Sishamau, Arya Nagar, Govindnagar

2. Misrikh (Lok Sabha constituency)- Bilhaur

3. Akbarpur (Lok Sabha constituency)- Ghatampur, Kalyanpur, Maharajpur, Bithoor
 • Vidhan Sabha constituencies1. Sishamau
2. Arya Nagar
3. Kidwai Nagar
4. Govind Nagar
5. Kanpur Cantonment
6. Bithoor
7. Kalyanpur
8. Maharajpur
9. Ghatampur
10. Bilhaur
Area
 • Total3,155 km2 (1,218 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total4,581,268[1]
Demographics
 • Literacy70.78%
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
Major highwaysNH 2
Websitehttp://kanpurnagar.nic.in/

Kanpur district (Kanpur Nagar district), meaning Urban Kanpur District is one of the districts of the Uttar Pradesh state of India. It is a part of Kanpur division and its district headquarters is Kanpur.

Notable Poets[edit]

  • Kavi Bhushan an Indian poet in the courts of the Bundeli king Chhatrasal and the Maratha king Shivaji. Bhushan resided in the Tikwapur village in Ghatampur tehsil of Kanpur district, Uttar Pradesh.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1901860,367—    
1911780,691−0.97%
1921785,046+0.06%
1931828,506+0.54%
19411,063,602+2.53%
19511,325,778+2.23%
19611,647,150+2.19%
19712,099,164+2.45%
19812,655,191+2.38%
19913,253,572+2.05%
20014,167,999+2.51%
20114,581,268+0.95%
source:[2]
Religions in Kanpur Nagar District
Religion Percent
Hindus
82.78%
Muslims
15.73%

According to the 2011 census Kanpur district has a population of 6,377,452,[1] roughly equal to the nation of Costa Rica[3] or the US state of Louisiana.[4] This gives it a ranking of 32nd in India (out of a total of 640).[1] The district has a population density of 1,449 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,750/sq mi) .[1] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 9.72%.[1] Kanpur Nagar has a sex ratio of 852 females for every 1000 males,[1] and a literacy rate of 81.31%.[1]

At the time of the 2011 Census of India, 92.63% of the population in the district spoke Hindi, 5.76% Urdu and 0.79% Punjabi as their first language.[5]

Rank Metropolitan Area Area (km sq.) 2011/2001 (Provisional figures) Coverage
1 Kanpur 450 2,920,067 Includes Kanpur Cantonment and Chakeri
2 Kanpur Cantonment 50 108,035
3 Armapur Estate 20 20,797
4 Northern Railway Colony 15 29,708
5 Ghatampur 12 35,496
6 Bilhaur 10 18,056
7 Chakeri 5 9,868
8 Bithoor 5 9,647
9 Choubepur Kalan 5 8,352
10 Shivrajpur 3 7548

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "District Census 2011". Census2011.co.in. 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2011.
  2. ^ Decadal Variation In Population Since 1901
  3. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 1 October 2011. Costa Rica 4,576,562 July 2011 est
  4. ^ "2010 Resident Population Data". U. S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 23 August 2011. Retrieved 30 September 2011. Louisiana 4,533,372
  5. ^ 2011 Census of India, Population By Mother Tongue

Coordinates: 26°27′36″N 80°19′48″E / 26.46000°N 80.33000°E / 26.46000; 80.33000