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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, Bilhaur, Ghatampur,
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 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. Kanpur was formerly spelled Cawnpore.

Notable People

Demographics

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 Nagar district has a population of 4,581,268,[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 (or a related language), 5.76% Urdu and 0.79% Punjabi as their first language.[5]

Kanpur Nagar district: mother-tongue of population, according to the 2011 Census.[5]
Mother tongue code Mother tongue People Percentage
001002 Assamese 360 0.01%
002007 Bengali 14,341 0.31%
005018 Gujarati 576 0.01%
006030 Awadhi 544 0.01%
006102 Bhojpuri 5,008 0.11%
006240 Hindi 4,234,664 92.43%
006340 Kumauni 823 0.02%
006400 Marwari 524 0.01%
006489 Rajasthani 747 0.02%
007016 Kannada 447 0.01%
010008 Maithili 583 0.01%
011016 Malayalam 1,667 0.04%
013071 Marathi 4,024 0.09%
014011 Nepali 1,865 0.04%
015043 Odia 1,289 0.03%
016038 Punjabi 36,228 0.79%
017002 Sanskrit 932 0.02%
019014 Sindhi 6,603 0.14%
020027 Tamil 549 0.01%
021046 Telugu 709 0.02%
022015 Urdu 263,375 5.75%
028001 Arabic/Arbi 388 0.01%
040001 English 2,484 0.05%
Others 2,538 0.06%
Total 4,581,268 100.00%
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

See also

References

  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". Archived from the original on 13 June 2007. 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. ^ a b C-16 Population By Mother Tongue – Uttar Pradesh (Report). Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 15 July 2020.

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