West Kanpur

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West Kanpur
Metropolitan City
IIT Kanpur Faculty Building in Kalianpur
IIT Kanpur Faculty Building in Kalianpur
West Kanpur is located in Uttar Pradesh
West Kanpur
West Kanpur
Location in Uttar Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 26°22′16″N 80°06′44″E / 26.371165°N 80.112300°E / 26.371165; 80.112300Coordinates: 26°22′16″N 80°06′44″E / 26.371165°N 80.112300°E / 26.371165; 80.112300
Country  India
State Uttar Pradesh
District Kanpur
 • Body Kanpur Municipal Corporation (West Zone)
 • Total 400 km2 (200 sq mi)
Elevation 127 m (417 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,184,386
 • Density 8,426/km2 (21,820/sq mi)
 • Official Hindi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration UP-78
Nearest city Kanpur
Literacy 80%
Lok Sabha constituency Kanpur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Kalianpur, Arya Nagar, Bithoor
Civic agency Kanpur Municipal Corporation (West Zone)

West Kanpur is a suburb in Kanpur, India, situated about 15 km from Kanpur on the NH 91 to Kannauj. The population was 11,84,386 at the 2001 census. It has 80% of literacy and is 15 km from Kanpur Downtown. It also Comes under Kanpur Metropolitan Region

Local government[edit]

West Kanpur Municipality is the local government.As it is a biggest city in Kanpur Western Area it is a Suburb. Police Commissioner is the main head of the local government of West Kanpur.


By Road The main NH (NH 91) passes through West Kanpur.There is also a bus station in Rawatpur.

Local Transport

West Kanpur has UPSRTC City Busess .

By Rail

West Kanpur has many railway stations .

By Air

IIT Kanpur Airport is nearest airport.

Tourist attractions[edit]

  • Parks
  • Cinema Halls
  • Shopping Malls
  • Markets

Sub-Metro Regions[edit]

Sister Cities[edit]

List of twin towns and sister cities in India