Lucknow is the capital and biggest city of the Indian territory of Uttar Pradesh,and is additionally the authoritative base camp of the eponymous region and division. It is the eleventh most crowded city and the twelfth most crowded urban agglomeration of India. Lucknow has dependably been known as a multicultural city that thrived as a North Indian social and Powerful center point, and the seat of Power of Nawabs in the eighteenth and 19th centuries.It keeps on being an imperative focus of administration, organization, training, trade, aviation, back, pharmaceuticals, innovation, structure, culture, the travel industry, music and verse.
The city remains at a height of roughly 123 meters (404 ft) above ocean level.Lucknow locale covers a region of 2,528 square kilometers (976 sq mi).Bounded on the east by Barabanki, on the south by Raebareli and in the north by Sitapur ,on the west by Unnao, Lucknow sits on the northwestern shore of the Gomti River.
Hindi is the primary dialect of the city and Urdu is additionally broadly talked. Lucknow is a vital focal point of Shia Islam in India with the most elevated Shia Muslim populace in India.