According to latest statistics, Kanpur ranks as the largest city of Uttar Pradesh State in India. For those who are wondering where is Kanpur now, the map indicates the city around 26.46 degrees North latitude, and 80.33 East Longitude. Kanpur city covers more than 1640 square kilometers including 829 square kilometers meters at its center.

The city is actually known as Kanpur Nagar because there is Kanpur Dehat as well. Kanpur India has always been famous for leather products, as well as textiles. Today Kanpur is famous for several other industries including Information Technology industries, thanks to the quality of education that IIT Kanpur provides. If traveling first time to Kanpur, it is necessary to know a little about Kanpur.

There is a lot about Kanpur in history because of 1857 revolution. The Sati Chaura ghat or the massacre ghat is one place people visit because here, rebels killed many British soldiers. This ghat is actually the name for Right side bank of Ganges in Kanpur. General Sir Hugh Wheeler’s entrenchment is another historic place associated with 1857 uprising in India.

Shri Radhakrishna Temple,  Moti Jheel Park, Jain Glass temple, Phool Bagh, and Gurudwara Banno Sahib are some other tourist destinations to look for on Kanpur maps. Today, the city boasts of some of the best hotels with all modern amenities. It is also easy to find affordable hotel in Kanpur.

Kanpur Tourist Map

Facts About Kanpur
Area 352 km2
State Uttar Pradesh
Languages Hindi, English, Avadhi, Urdu
Best Time to Visit October to March
Nearest Railway Station Kanpur Central
Nearest Airport Kanpur Airport, Lucknow International Airport
Famous Shri Radhe Krishna Temple, Allen Forest Zoo, Kanpur Memorial Church, Jajmau, Jain Glass temple
STD Code 91-512

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