All that Kanpur, India has to Offer

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Kanpur Cantonment Kanpur is one of the largest cities in India, known for its large tanneries (hence called the Leather City). It is located in Uttar Pradesh, and is the largest city in the state. Kanpur played an important role in shaping the history of India, as it was a center of industrial revolution in India. Kanpur is believed to have been founded by King Hindu Singh (of Sachendi). Situated on the right bank of river Ganges, Kanpur Cantonment (also known as Kanpur Cantt) is the largest cantonment in India. It is a military cantonment in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. The Kanpur Cantonment was established in the year 1811 and is and is surrounded by Kanpur city area on the remaining three sides. The Cantonment measures approximately 4243.0084 acres, which is roughly 17 kilometers. 3899.1784 acres of the total is a Bungalow Area, and 334.83 acres covers the Civil Area. The population of Cantonment is 108,035 (as per the 2011 Census). This makes the Kanpur Cantonment the 453rd largest city in India. Individual cantonments have had different historical reasons for being formed.This depends upon the prevailing political and military realities of the times.The common and paramount consideration in the formation of all these cantonments however was the importance of placing various military camps, the purpose of which was establishing, maintaining and consolidating the rule of a foreign power. Diseases being rampant, especially those like diarrhea, malaria, and
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