Definitions for kanpurˈkɑn pʊər
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a city in S Uttar Pradesh, in N India, on the Ganges River. 1,879,470.
Category: Geography (places)
A large city in India, in the state of Uttar Pradesh.
Kanpur, previously Cawnpore, is the largest industrial city of Uttar Pradesh and also is the administrative headquarters of Kanpur Nagar district and Kanpur division. It is known as the Economic and Industrial Capital of Uttar Pradesh. It is also known as Leather City as it contains one of the largest and finest tanneries in India and in South Asia. Widely known as the Manchester of the East, it is one of the oldest industrial townships of North India. It has an area of over 450 km² with an approximate population of 3 million inhabitants in its area. It is administratively divided into 6 zones and 110 wards with a ward population range of 19,000 to 26,000. It is the 75th largest city in the world.
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