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Kanpur Dehat District

Kanpur Dehat is an administrative district of Uttar Pradesh with its headquarters located at Akbarpur. Kanpur was divided into two districts namely Kanpur-Nagar and Kanpur-Dehat in the year 1977. The two districts were reunited again in 1979, again separated in year 1981. The administrative seat is in Akbarpur (MATI).

The district is surrounded by Kanpur-Nagar, Hamirpur, Jalaun, Etawah, Kannauj on different sides. River Yamuna divides Kanpur-Dehat from district Jalaun.

Facts & Figures



Year of Formation1977
Area3134.95 sq. km
Latitude26 N to 25 55' N
Longitude79"30' E to 80" E
Population (2001)1,584,037
Males853,566
Females730,471
Population density504 per sq. km
Sex Ratio856 females per 1000 males
Literacy Rate66.59%
No. of Tehsil05
No. of Blocks10
No. of Towns01
No. of Villages1032
Average rainfall940 mm
TemperatureMax.: 47.8 ° C; Min.: 4 ° C
Postal Code (Kanpur HO)208001
STD Code05111


How to Reach


Akbarpur, the administrative headquarter is located 45 km from Akbarpur on National Highway 25.
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