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Kanpur Metropolitan Area

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Country  India
Time zone  IST (UTC+5.30)
Urban area  1,506 km²
State  Uttar Pradesh
Metropolitan area  1,680 km²
Districts  Kanpur District Kanpur Dehat district Unnao District

The Kanpur Metropolitan Area is the metropolitan area of Indian metropolis of Kanpur. The metropolitan area border has been assumed by Kanpur Development Authority (KDA) and Unnao-Shuklaganj Development Authority (USDA). The state government declared the city of Kanpur as a metropolitan area on 11 October 1976. The area consists of one municipal corporation, 5 municipalities and 4 Counter Magnets.

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History

In 1997-98, total metropolitan region area has increased to 89,131.15 ha (891.3115 km2) out of which 4,743.9 ha (47.439 km2) (5.31%) was non-defined (prohibited area) and rest 29,683 ha (296.83 km2) and 54,704 ha (547.04 km2) (61.39%) was urban and rural area respectively.

Participating Regions

Note

  • Kanpur Region includes Kanpur Municipal Corporation area, Cantonment Board area, Rawatpur Station Yard, Chakeri, Northern Railway Colony and Armapur Estate
  • Unnao Region Includes Unnao Municipal Corporation area, Shuklaganj or Gangaghat Municipality Area, Katri Piper Khera, Majhra Piper Ahtmali and 44 villages under USDA
  • Akbarpur Region includes Akbarpur NP, Jalalpur Nagin, Nagin Jasi, Jainpur, Barah, Banar Ali and Raniyan
  • Sachendi Region includes Sachendi urf Chacheri, Bhautipratappur, Bhautikhera, Kataraghannshyam, Dharmangadpur and Pakari
  • Bidhnu-Ramaipur region includes Bidhnu, Ramaipur, Neori, Magrasa, Gadhewa Mohasinpur and Afzalpur
  • Maharajpur-Sarsaul region include Maharajpur, Sarsaul, Tilsaharibujurg and Hathi Pur
  • Shivrajpur region includes Shivrajpur NP, Chobepur, Chak Bhencha, Barrajpur, Pathakpur Shivrajpur, Dubiyana, Bahrampur, Kama, Bhaunathpur, Udaitpur Shivrajpur, Ajauli, Nevada Masaram, Manpur, Shahpur Kama, Shahpur Malha, Govindpur, Sambharpur Misran, Indalpur Shivrajpur, Dedoopur, Mariyani, Jarari, Bhindury, Nonha Narsingh, Nonha Kalan, Chobepur Pankhan, Nathoopur, Meghanipurwa, Malau, Taiyaganj, Amiliha, Devpalpur and Prempur
  • Cities and Towns

    Municipal Corporation

  • Kanpur
  • Municipalities

  • Unnao
  • Shuklaganj
  • Akbarpur, Kanpur Dehat
  • Bithoor
  • Shivrajpur
  • Development Blocks

  • Bidhnu
  • Sarsaul
  • Kalianpur
  • Chobepur
  • Counter Magnets

  • Etawah-Saifei
  • Farrukhabad-Fatehgarh
  • Auraiya-Dibiyapur (immense potential to be developed as a major urban area as plants of GAIL, NTPC and other prominent industries are situated here. Plastic City is also proposed. NH 2 section of Kanpur-Agra six lane highway pass from Auraiya and a new rail link between Kanpur and Etawah will pass here. Dibiyapur is already situated on Howrah-Delhi railroad)
  • Kannauj
  • Satellite Towns

  • Trans Ganga City
  • Mandhana
  • New Kanpur City
  • Sachendi
  • Raniya
  • Bhaunti
  • Murtuza Nagar
  • Barah
  • Maharajpur
  • Katri Piper Khera
  • Ramaipur
  • References

    Kanpur Metropolitan Area Wikipedia


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