Kanpur District (Kanpur Nagar 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.The old name of kanpur was Kanakpur in age of Ramayana. Due to increase in population of Kanpur District, for proper administration it has been divided into two. The term Kanpur refers to the combination of Kanpur Nagar District and Kanpur Dehat District. This article explains Kanpur Nagar District.
Kanpur District was divided into two district namely Kanpur-nagar and Kanpur-Dehat in year 1977. Reunited again in year 1979. Again separated in year 1981.
Cities and Towns
Important cities and towns of Kanpur Nagar are: