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A hotel in Kanpur is an establishment that provides lodging paid on a short-term basis. Facilities provided may range from a basic bed and storage for clothing, to luxury features like en-suite bathrooms. Larger in Kanpur hotels may provide additional guest facilities such as a swimming pool, business centre, childcare, conference facilities and social function services. Hotel rooms in Kanpur are usually numbered (or named in some smaller hotels and B&Bs) to allow guests to identify their room. Some Kanpur hotels offer meals as part of a room and board arrangement. Hotel operations vary in size, function, and cost. Most Kanpur hotels and major hospitality companies that operate hotels in Kanpur have set widely accepted industry standards to classify hotel types. General categories include the following:

Upscale luxury hotels in Kanpur
An upscale full service hotel facility in Kanpur that offers luxury amenities, full service accommodations, on-site full service restaurant(s), and the highest level of personalized and professional service. Luxury Kanpur hotels are normally classified with at least a Four Diamond or Five Diamond status or a Four or Five Star rating depending on classification standards.

Full service hotels in Kanpur
Full service Kanpur hotels often contain upscale full-service facilities with a large volume of full service accommodations, on-site full service restaurant(s), and a variety of on-site amenities such as swimming pools, a health club, children's activities, ballrooms, on-site conference facilities, etc.

Historic inns and boutique hotels in Kanpur
Boutique hotels of Kanpur are smaller independent non-branded hotels that often contain upscale facilities of varying size in unique or intimate settings with full service accommodations. Kanpur boutique hotels are generally 100 rooms or less. Some historic inns and boutique hotels in Kanpur may be classified as luxury hotels.

Focused or select service hotels in Kanpur
Small to medium-sized hotel establishments that offer a limited amount of on-site amenities that only cater and market to a specific demographic of Kanpur travelers, such as the single business traveler. Most Kanpur focused or select service hotels may still offer full service accommodations but may lack leisure amenities such as an on-site restaurant or a swimming pool.

Economy and limited service hotels in Kanpur
Small to medium-sized Kanpur hotel establishments that offer a very limited amount of on-site amenities and often only offer basic accommodations with little to no services, these facilities normally only cater and market to a specific demographic of travelers, such as the budget-minded Kanpur traveler seeking a "no frills" accommodation. Limited service Kanpur hotels often lack an on-site restaurant but in return may offer a limited complimentary food and beverage amenity such as on-site continental breakfast service.

Guest houses and B&Bs in Kanpur
A bed and breakfast in Kanpur is a small lodging establishment that offers overnight accommodation and inclusive breakfast. Usually, Kanpur bed and breakfasts are private homes or family homes offering accommodations. The typical Kanpur B&B has between 4 and 11 rooms, with 6 being the average. Generally, guests are accommodated in private bedrooms with private bathrooms, or in a suite of rooms including an en suite bathroom. Some homes have private bedrooms with a bathroom which is shared with other guests. Breakfast is served in the bedroom, a dining room, or the host's kitchen. Often the owners of guest house themselves prepare the breakfast and clean the rooms.

Hostels in Kanpur
Kanpur hostels provide budget-oriented, sociable accommodation where guests can rent a bed, usually a bunk bed, in a dormitory and share a bathroom, lounge, and sometimes a kitchen. Rooms can be mixed or single-sex, although private rooms may also be available. Hostels are often cheaper for both the operator and occupants; many Kanpur hostels have long-term residents whom they employ as desk agents or housekeeping staff in exchange for experience or discounted accommodation.

Apartment hotels, extended stay hotels in Kanpur
Extended stay hotels are small to medium-sized Kanpur hotels that offer longer term full service accommodations compared to a traditional hotel. Extended stay hotels may offer non-traditional pricing methods such as a weekly rate that cater towards travelers in need of short-term accommodations for an extended period of time. Similar to limited and select service hotels, on-site amenities are normally limited and most extended stay hotels in Kanpur lack an on-site restaurant.

Timeshare and destination clubs in Kanpur
Kanpur timeshare and destination clubs are a form of property ownership also referred to as a vacation ownership involving the purchase and ownership of an individual unit of accommodation for seasonal usage during a specified period of time. Timeshare resorts in Kanpur often offer amenities similar that of a Full service hotel with on-site restaurant(s), swimming pools, recreation grounds, and other leisure-oriented amenities. Destination clubs of Kanpur on the other hand may offer more exclusive private accommodations such as private houses in a neighborhood-style setting.

Motels in Kanpur
A Kanpur motel is a small-sized low-rise lodging establishment similar to that of a limited service hotel, but with direct access to individual rooms from the car park. Common during the 1950s and 1960s, motels were often located adjacent to a major road, where they were built on inexpensive land at the edge of towns or along stretches of highways. They are still useful in less populated areas of Kanpur for driving travelers, but the more populated an area becomes the more hotels fill the need. Many of Kanpur motels which remain in operation have joined national franchise chains, rebranding themselves as hotels, inns or lodges.

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Clockwise from top right: Green Park Stadium; Civil Lines district; Kanpur Police headquarters; Landmark Hotel; Kanpur Memorial Church; JK Temple
Nickname(s): "Leather City of the world"; "Manchester of the East"
Coordinates:  / 26.449923; 80.331874  / 26.449923; 80.331874
Country India India
State Uttar Pradesh
Division Kanpur
District Kanpur Nagar
• Mayor Jagat Vir Singh Drona (BJP)
• Divisional Commissioner Pradeep Kumar Mohanty, IAS
• District Magistrate and Collector Surendra Singh, IAS
• Inspector General, Kanpur Range Alok Singh, IPS
• DIG/Senior Superintendent of Police Sonia Singh, IPS
• Metropolitan City 403.70 km (155.87 sq mi)
Elevation 126 m (413 ft)
• Metropolitan City 2,767,348
• Rank 12th
• Metro 2,920,496
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 208 0xx
• 209 2xx
• 209 3xx
• 209 4xx
Telephone code 0512
Vehicle registration UP-78,77
Coastline 0 kilometres (0 mi)
Sex ratio 0.855 ♂/♀
Literacy 84.37%
Climate Cfa (Köppen)
Website Official District Website

Kanpur (/ˈkɑːnpʊər/ About this sound pronunciation ; formerly Cawnpore) is the 12th most populous city in India and the second largest city in the state of Uttar Pradesh after Lucknow. The city is the administrative headquarters of Kanpur Nagar district and Kanpur division.

The name of the city is believed to have derived from Karnapur (meaning "town of Karna", one of the heroes of the Mahabharata). Another theory is that it came from the nearby town of Makanpur, earlier known as Khairabad, where the Sufi saint of the Madariya Sufi order, Badiuddin Zinda Shah Madar, settled.

Kanpur: History

In 1207, Raja Kanh Deo of the Kanhpuria clan established the village of Kanhpur, which later came to be known as Kanpur.

Kanpur: 1857 uprising

In the 19th century, Cawnpore was an important British garrison with barracks for 7,000 soldiers. 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. 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.

Though controversy surrounds what exactly happened at the Satti Chaura Ghat, and who fired the first shot, it is known that, soon afterwards, the departing British were shot at by the rebel sepoys and were either killed or captured. Some of the British officers later claimed that the rebels had, on purpose, placed the boats as high in the mud as possible, to cause delay. They also claimed that Nana Sahib's camp had previously arranged for the rebels to fire upon and kill all the English. Although the East India Company later accused Nana Sahib of betrayal and murder of innocent people, no evidence has ever been found to prove that Nana Sahib had pre-planned or ordered the massacre. Some historians believe that the Satti Chaura Ghat massacre was the result of confusion, and not of any plan implemented by Nana Sahib and his associates. Lieutenant Mowbray Thomson, one of the four male survivors of the massacre, believed that the rank-and-file sepoys who spoke to him did not know of the killing to come.

Many were killed and the remaining 200 British women and children were brought back to shore and sent to a building called the Bibighar (the ladies' home). After some time, the commanders of the rebels decided to kill their hostages. The rebel soldiers refused to carry out orders and butchers from the nearby town were brought in to kill the hostages three days before the British entered the city on 18 July. The dismembered bodies were thrown into a deep well nearby. The British under General Neill retook the city and committed a series of retaliations against the rebel Sepoys and those civilians caught in the area, including women, children and old men. The Cawnpore Massacre, as well as similar events elsewhere, were seen by the British as justification for unrestrained vengeance. "Remember Cawnpore" became a war cry for British for the rest of the rebellion war.

Kanpur: Important Places to Visit

  • Khereshwar Shiv Mandir, Shivrajpur
  • Bithoor
  • Kachua Talab, Panki
  • Panki Hanuman Mandir, Panki
  • Allen Forest Zoo
  • Blue World Amusement Park, Mandhana
  • Gurudwara Chintaharan Dukhniwaran, Sarsaiya ghat
  • Sobhan Sarkar, Bairi Baghpur, Shivali Road
  • Raja Yayati ka kila (Jajmau Tila), Jajmau
  • Anandeshwar Mandir, Parmat
  • JK Temple
  • Green Park Stadium
  • Kanpur Memorial Church
  • Kanpur Museum
  • Nana Rao Park
  • Z Square Mall
  • Kanpur Central railway station

Kanpur: Climate

Climate data for Kanpur
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 31.1
Average high °C (°F) 23.1
Average low °C (°F) 7.9
Record low °C (°F) 1.6
Average precipitation mm (inches) 18.7
Average rainy days 1.9 1.5 1.0 0.8 1.2 4.6 13.7 10.7 6.8 2.1 0.4 0.7 45.5
Source: India Meteorological Department (record high and low up to 2010)

Kanpur: Administration and Politics

Important Officials
Divisional Commissioner
Pradeep Kumar Mohanty
District Magistrate
Surendra Singh
Additional Director General, Kanpur Zone Avanish Chandra
Inspector General, Kanpur Range Alok Singh
DIG/Senior Superintendent of Police Sonia Singh
Vice Chairman, Kanpur Development Authority K. Vijayendra Pandian
Captain (retired) Jagat Vir Singh Drona
Municipal Commissioner Avinash Singh
District Judge Shashi Kant Shukla
Chief Metropolitan Magistrate
Shabistan Aquil

Kanpur: Administration

Kanpur: General Administration

Kanpur division which consists of seven districts, and is headed by the Divisional Commissioner of Kanpur, who is an IAS officer of high seniority, the Commissioner is the head of local government institutions (including Municipal Corporations) in the division, is in charge of infrastructure development in his division, and is also responsible for maintaining law and order in the division. The District Magistrate of Kanpur reports to the Divisional Commissioner. The current Commissioner is Pradeep Kumar Mohanty.

Kanpur district administration is headed by the District Magistrate of Kanpur, who is an IAS officer. The DM is in charge of property records and revenue collection for the central government and oversees the elections held in the city. The DM is also responsible for maintaining law and order in the city, hence the SSP of Kanpur also reports to the DM of Kanpur. The DM is assisted by a Chief Development Officer (CDO), four Additional District Magistrates (ADM) (Finance/Revenue, City, Land Acquisition, Civil Supply), one City Magistrate (CM), and seven Additional City Magistrates (ACM). The district has three tehsils viz. Sadar, Bilhaur and Ghatampur, each headed by a Sub-Divisional Magistrate. The current DM is Surendra Singh.

Kanpur: Police Administration

Kanpur district comes under the Kanpur Police Zone and Kanpur Police Range, Kanpur Zone is headed by an Additional Director General ranked IPS officer, and the Kanpur Range is headed Inspector General ranked IPS officer. The current ADG, Kanpur Zone is Avanish Chandra, and IG, Kanpur Range is Alok Singh.

The district police is headed by a Deputy Inspector General/Senior Superintendent of Police (DIG/SSP), who is an IPS officer, and is assisted by seven Superintendents of Police (SP)/Additional Superintendents of Police (Addl. SP) (East, West, South, Rural Area, Crime, Traffic and Modern Control Room), who are either IPS officers or PPS officers. Each of the several police circles is headed by a Circle Officer (CO) in the rank of Deputy Superintendent of Police. The current DIG/SSP is Sonia Singh.

Kanpur: Infrastructure and Civic Administration

The development of infrastructure in the city is overseen by Kanpur Development Authority (KDA), which comes under the Housing Department of Uttar Pradesh government. The Divisional Commissioner of Kanpur acts as the ex-officio Chairman of KDA, whereas a Vice Chairman, a government-appointed IAS officer, looks after the daily matters of the authority. The current Vice-Chairman of Kanpur Development Authority is K. Vijayendra Pandian.

Kanpur Municipal Corporation HQ

The Kanpur Municipal Corporations oversees civic activities in the city, the head of the corporation is the Mayor, but the executive and administration of the corporation are the responsibility of the Municipal Commissioner, who is a Uttar Pradesh government-appointed Provincial Civil Service (PCS) officer of high seniority. The current Mayor of Kanpur is Captain (retired) Jagat Vir Singh Drona, whereas the Municipal Commissioner is Avinash Singh.

Kanpur: Judiciary

The Kanpur District Court is headed by the District Judge of Kanpur, who is assisted by numerous Additional District Judges, Civil Judges (senior division) and Additional Civil Judges. Kanpur is a notified metropolitan area by UP Government under Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC), 1973, and therefore has a Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, who is assisted by several Metropolitan Magistrates. The current District Judge is Shashi Kant Shukla, and the current Chief Metropolitan Magistrate is Shabistan Aquil.

Kanpur: Politics

Kanpur Nagar District encompasses one Lok Sabha constituency and ten Vidhansabha constituencies. The current Member of Parliament from Kanpur Nagar is Murli Manohar Joshi.

Kanpur: Demography

As per 2011 census, Kanpur city has a population of 2,701,324. The total population of the district is 4,524,324 out of which males were 24,59,806 and females were 21,21,462. The literacy rate was 70.76 per cent.

Hinduism is majority religion in Kanpur city with 78.03 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in the city of Kanpur with approximately 19.85 % following it. In Kanpur city, Christianity is followed by 0.46 %, Jainism by 0.20 %, Sikhism by 1.01 % and Buddhism by 1.01 %. Around 0.02 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.39 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.

There are 35 Parsis in Kanpur with their Fire Temple at The Mall.

Kanpur: Metropolitan area

The metropolitan region defined under JNNURM by Kanpur Nagar Nigam, includes the Kanpur Nagar Nigam area, 8 kilometres around KNN boundary and newly included 47 villages of Unnao district on the north-eastern side, it extends to Murtaza Nagar, in the west its limit is up to Akbarpur, Kanpur Dehat Nagar Panchayat limit, on the eastern side the limit has been expanded on the road leading to Fatehpur and in extended up to. 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. In 1997-98, total metropolitan region area has increased to 89131.15 hectare out of which 4,743.9 hectare (5.31%) was non-defined (prohibited area) and rest 29,683 hectare and 54,704 hectare (61.39%) was urban and rural area respectively.

Kanpur: Transport


Kanpur Airport has scheduled commercial flights to Delhi. The nearest International Airport is the Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport at Lucknow, which is around 77.1 km from Kanpur.


The city has had chronic problems with maintaining local roads. There are several important National Highways that pass through Kanpur.

NH No Route Total Length
NH 2 Delhi » Mathura » Agra » Kanpur » Allahabad » Varanasi » Mohania » Barhi » Palsit » Dankuni (near Kolkata) 2542
NH 25 Lucknow » Kanpur » Jhansi 352
NH 86 Kanpur » Hamirpur » Mahoba » Chhatarpur » Sagar » Bhopal » Indore 674
NH 91 Ghaziabad » Aligarh » Etah » Kannauj » Kanpur 405
NH 157 (Proposed) Kanpur » Raebareli » Sultanpur » Shahganj » Azamgarh » Gaura Barhaj » Siwan » Muzaffarpur 581

The Inter State Bus Station (ISBT) of Kanpur officially named as the "Shaheed Major Salman Khan Bus Station". It is locally known as the "Jhakarkati Bus Station". It provides buses to important cities of India.

Ring road

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is all set to develop a four-lane outer ring road along the periphery of Kanpur with an aim to prevent traffic congestion in the industrial city caused by long-distance heavy vehicles. The new road, which will help the heavy vehicles to bypass the city, will be developed on a "Built, Operate and Transfer" (BOT) basis under the phase-VII of National Highways Development Programme (NHDP).


Kanpur Central is the major rail head. Beside, Kanpur Anwarganj, Panki, Govindpuri, Rawatpur and Kalyanpur are major railway halt stations. Kanpur Metro is planned MRTS for the city.

Kanpur: Education & Research

Higher Education

Educational institutions in the city include three state universities including, Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University: one of the largest universities in Asia catering to urban and rural students offering professional and academic courses in disciplines of Arts, Science, Commerce, Law, Engineering, Biotechnology, Computer Applications, Management and Medicine, Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology: an agricultural university named after the Indian revolutionary Chandrashekhar Azad. The university caters to the needs of the farming community of 29 districts of Uttar Pradesh and Harcourt Butler Technical University: one of the oldest engineering institutes in the country and holds the ISO 9001:2000 certification. It offers Bachelors, Masters, and Doctoral programs in engineering, as well as Masters programs in Business Administration, and Computer Applications. A globally recognized public engineering institution i.e. Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur is also enhancing the educational and research status of the city. It was one of the first Indian Institutes of Technology established in 1959, created with the assistance of a consortium of nine US research universities as part of the Kanpur Indo-American Programme (KIAP). There is also a private university in the city: Rama University part of the Rama Group. Beside all these, there are several other private Technical and Management institutions.

Medical Education

Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Memorial Medical College (GSVMMC or GSVM Medical College) is a state-run medical college in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. It was founded in 1956 and named after Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi, a freedom fighter and journalist from Kanpur. Lala Lajpat Rai Hospital (LLR Hospital), which is also known as Hallet Hospital, is associated with GSVM, Kanpur.

Kanpur: See also

  • Kanpur Dehat (Lok Sabha constituency)
  • Ethnic communities in Kanpur
  • Kanpur Nagar (Lok Sabha constituency)
  • List of cities in Uttar Pradesh
  • List of engineering colleges in Kanpur
  • Renamed places in Kanpur
  • List of twin towns and sister cities in India
  • Second Battle of Cawnpore

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