Kanpur

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Kanpur(''formerly Cawnpore) is a large city in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India.wikipedia
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It is the 12th most populous city in India and 11th most populous urban agglomeration.

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Furthermore it is considered the world's most polluted city by particulate matter concentration.

Kanpur Nagar district

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Kanpur the administrative headquarter of Kanpur (Urban) district and Kanpur division.
It is a part of Kanpur division and its district headquarters is Kanpur.

Siege of Cawnpore

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During the Indian Rebellion of 1857, 900 British men, women and children were besieged in the fortifications for 22 days by rebels under Nana Sahib Peshwa.
The besieged Company forces and civilians in Cawnpore (now Kanpur) were unprepared for an extended siege and surrendered to rebel forces under Nana Sahib, in return for a safe passage to Allahabad.

Ganges

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Located on the west bank of the Ganges River, it is a major trade and commercial centre in North India with the first woollen mill of India, the British India Corporation established here in 1876 by Alexander McRobert.
The Ganges river follows an 800 km arching course passing through the cities of Kannauj, Farukhabad, and Kanpur.

Indian Rebellion of 1857

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During the Indian Rebellion of 1857, 900 British men, women and children were besieged in the fortifications for 22 days by rebels under Nana Sahib Peshwa.
With help from reinforcements, Kanpur was retaken by mid-July 1857, and Delhi by the end of September.

Sir Alexander MacRobert, 1st Baronet

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Located on the west bank of the Ganges River, it is a major trade and commercial centre in North India with the first woollen mill of India, the British India Corporation established here in 1876 by Alexander McRobert.
At the beginning of 1884 MacRobert travelled to India to take up employment in a woollen mill in Cawnpore, or Kanpur as it is now known.

Nana Saheb

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During the Indian Rebellion of 1857, 900 British men, women and children were besieged in the fortifications for 22 days by rebels under Nana Sahib Peshwa.
Nana Saheb (19 May 1824 – 1859), born as Dhondu Pant, was an Indian Peshwa of the Maratha empire, aristocrat and fighter, who led the rebellion in Cawnpore (Kanpur) during the 1857 uprising.

Massacre Ghat

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They surrendered on the agreement that they would get safe passage to the nearby Satti Chaura Ghat whereupon they would board barges and be allowed to go by river to Allahabad.
Satti Chaura Ghat (Satī Caurā Ghāţ) or Massacre Ghat is a famous ghat in Kanpur, the industrial hub of Uttar Pradesh state in north India.

Bithoor

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The metropolitan region area includes the area of Shuklaganj Municipal Committee (Nagar Palika), Unnao Municipal Committee (Nagar Palika), Akbarpur Village Authority (Nagar Panchayat) and Bithoor Village Authority (Nagar Panchayat) area.
Bithoor or Bithur is a town in Kanpur District, 23.4 km by road north of the centre of Kanpur city, in Uttar Pradesh, India.

The Mall, Kanpur

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There are 35 Parsis in Kanpur with their Fire Temple at The Mall.
The Mall or Mall Road, also known as Mahatma Gandhi Road is a central business district of Indian city of Kanpur.

Shuklaganj

The metropolitan region area includes the area of Shuklaganj Municipal Committee (Nagar Palika), Unnao Municipal Committee (Nagar Palika), Akbarpur Village Authority (Nagar Panchayat) and Bithoor Village Authority (Nagar Panchayat) area.
Shuklaganj (officially Gangaghat) is situated in Unnao district, but it is also considered as a suburb of Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, located on the banks of holy river Ganges about 5 km from Kanpur on the SH 58 to Unnao.The population was 370803 as of the 2001 census.

Uttar Pradesh

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Kanpur(''formerly Cawnpore) is a large city in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India.
The state is attracting foreign direct investment which has mostly come in the software and electronics fields; Noida, Kanpur and Lucknow are becoming major hubs for the information technology (IT) industry and house the headquarters of most of the major corporate, media and financial institutions.

List of million-plus urban agglomerations in India

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It is the 12th most populous city in India and 11th most populous urban agglomeration.

Kanpur Development Authority

The development of infrastructure in the city is overseen by Kanpur Development Authority (KDA), which comes under the Housing Department of Uttar Pradesh government.
Kanpur Development Authority is the urban development agency of Kanpur metropolitan area, Uttar Pradesh, India.As the industries in Kanpur grew faster the village population also attracted towards the city.

Humid subtropical climate

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Kanpur has a dry-winter humid subtropical climate (Cwa) under the Köppen climate classification.
Cities such as New Delhi, Lucknow, Kanpur and Patna exhibit this atypical version of the climate in India.

Leather

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The city is famous for its leather and textile industries.
In Kanpur, the self-proclaimed "Leather City of World"—with 10,000 tanneries as of 2011 and a city of three million on the banks of the Ganges—pollution levels were so high, that despite an industry crisis, the pollution control board decided to shut down 49 high-polluting tanneries out of 404 in July 2009.

Kanpur (Lok Sabha constituency)

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The current member of parliament in Lok Sabha for Kanpur is Satyadev Pachauri.
The constituency covers almost one-fourth of the area of Kanpur city and is hundred percent urban.

Kanpur Central railway station

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Kanpur Central is a major railhead and is among the busiest railway stations in the country.
Kanpur Central (formerly known as Cawnpore North Barracks, station code: CNB) is a railway station located in the city of Kanpur and is one of the five central Indian railway stations.

Govindpuri railway station

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Other major railway stations serving the city include Kanpur Anwarganj, Govindpuri, Panki, Kalianpur, Rawatpur, Chandari, Kanpur Bridge and Chakeri.
Govindpuri Junction or Kanpur South is a railway station in Kanpur which caters 650,000 passengers to their destinations.

British India Corporation

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Located on the west bank of the Ganges River, it is a major trade and commercial centre in North India with the first woollen mill of India, the British India Corporation established here in 1876 by Alexander McRobert.
Headquartered in Kanpur, BIC nominally operates two woollen mills in Kanpur and Dhariwal (Punjab).

Kanpur Metro

Metro Station
Kanpur Metro is an under construction rail based mass transit system in the city of Kanpur, India which shall further be extendable to Kanpur metropolitan area.
Kanpur Metro is a rail-based mass transit system which is under construction for the city of Kanpur, India, and extendable to the Kanpur metropolitan area.

North India

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Located on the west bank of the Ganges River, it is a major trade and commercial centre in North India with the first woollen mill of India, the British India Corporation established here in 1876 by Alexander McRobert.
Lucknow has the famous Awadhi Nawab culture while Kanpur reflects excellent British architecture with monuments like Edward Hall, Police Quarters, Cutchery Cemetery etc. Khajuraho temples constitute another famous world heritage site.

Allahabad

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They surrendered on the agreement that they would get safe passage to the nearby Satti Chaura Ghat whereupon they would board barges and be allowed to go by river to Allahabad.
The city is connected to most other Uttar Pradesh cities and major Indian cities such as Kolkata, New Delhi, Hyderabad, Patna, Mumbai, Visakhapatnam, Chennai, Bangalore, Guwahati, Thiruvananthapuram, Pune, Bhopal, Kanpur, Lucknow and Jaipur.

Panki railway station

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Other major railway stations serving the city include Kanpur Anwarganj, Govindpuri, Panki, Kalianpur, Rawatpur, Chandari, Kanpur Bridge and Chakeri.
Panki is the fourth-largest railway station in Kanpur city, for which is serves.