Akbarpur, Kanpur Dehat

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Akbarpur, Kanpur Dehat
Akbarpur, Kanpur Dehat is located in Uttar Pradesh
Akbarpur, Kanpur Dehat
Akbarpur, Kanpur Dehat
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 26°22′44″N 79°57′04″E / 26.379°N 79.951°E / 26.379; 79.951Coordinates: 26°22′44″N 79°57′04″E / 26.379°N 79.951°E / 26.379; 79.951
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Kanpur Dehat
Population (2001)
 • Total 17,368
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Akbarpur (Hindi: अकबरपुर, Urdu: اکبر پور) is a town and a nagar panchayat in Kanpur Dehat district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India.The city is enlisted as a counter magnet of Kanpur Metropolitan Area.


Akbarpur is located at 26°22′44″N 79°57′04″E / 26.379°N 79.951°E / 26.379; 79.951.[1] It has an average elevation of 133 metres (436 feet).


Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1900 1,150 —    
1910 1,176 +2.3%
1920 1,321 +12.3%
1930 1,982 +50.0%
1940 1,457 −26.5%
1950 2,836 +94.6%
1960 7,394 +160.7%
1970 14,836 +100.6%
1980 15,025 +1.3%
1990 16,374 +9.0%
2000 16,841 +2.9%
2001 17,368 +3.1%
* = population estimate. "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 

As of 2001 India census,[2] Akbarpur had a population of 17,368. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Akbarpur has an average literacy rate of 57%, lower than the national average of 59.5%; with 58% of the males and 42% of females literate. 18% of the population is under 6 years of age.


Railways Akbarpur has a railway station which halt for few trains such as Indore - Rajendra Nagar Via. Faizabad Express, connecting it with Indore, Ujjain, Bhopal, Jhansi, Lucknow, Kanpur, Varanasi, Faizabad and Patna.

Airways Kanpur Airport is nearest airport.

Roadways Akbarpur has a bus station from which luxury AC/Non AC Buses depart for many parts of countery like Delhi, Kanpur and Mumbai. Akbarpur has a bypass flyover of 3 km also.

Tourist Attractions[edit]

There are many tourist attraction like tilas at Yamuna River.The Shivli Lake (Salt Water lake) is a major tourist spot with temples and islands in the center of the lake.It is situated in western part of city about 20 km away.[3]

Growth of Industries[edit]

Due to Industrial Kanpur city there is very much growth of Industries in eastern side of city.

Ramabai Nagar is a quite backward district of the state. There are only three developed blocks where industrial areas & estates are available. These are Jainpur, Sarvankhera and Rania in Akbarpur Tehsils. Besides above, some industrial development has also taken place in Bhognipur and Amraudha.The important articles manufactured in the towns of Ramabai Nagar are leather goods, handloom cloth, medicines, shoes. aluminium utensils, raw leather, tractor trolly, mustard oil, flour and agricultural implements. The important commo-dities which are imported into the towns of the district are leather, iron, foodgrains, yarn, wood, cloth and fertilizer etc.

Industrial Area & Estates

The main industrial area is situated at Jainpur in Akbarpur Block at about 38 km. from Kanpur City on the both sides of Kalpi Road. The U.P. State Industrial Development Corporation (UPSIDC) has developed a large industrial area measuring about 294.70 acres in Jainpur. Similarly two industrial areas measuring 10.52 and total 15.70 acres have been developed by UPSIDC at site no.1 and 2 in Rania, housing 47 and 68 developed plots respectively. Besides, another industrial Estate has been developed in Rania in which 100 developed Plots and 8 Sheds are available. The details are given below:-

Akbarpur se lagbhag 5 km poorv me kurwa khurd ke najdik ek bahut hi khoob surat gav Rasulpur hai.Rasulpur ke niwashi aapas me bade hi mel jol aur seva bhav se rahate hai is gav me karib 1000 log ek hi samuday ke rahate hai isi gav ke niwashi late shri Umrav Prasad ke bête late shri Moti lal bhi rahate the

Sister Cities[edit]

Akbarpur has friendly relations with Sudbury, Massachusetts in United States.[dubious ]


  1. ^ "Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Akbarpur". Fallingrain.com. Retrieved 2012-05-18. 
  2. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  3. ^ "Photo of lake in sobhan sarkar temple". Panoramio. 2011-09-09. Retrieved 2012-05-18. 

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