Lucknow is the capital city for the Indian state Uttar Pradesh. It is one of the biggest commercial, economical, cultural and education center for North India. Total area coverage is around 2,528.07 km as Metropolis and the overall population is around 2,815,601 and ranks 7th in India. Hindi is the major language spoken in Lucknow and English takes 2nd position and Urdu as well. Some people represent Lucknow as “The City of Nawabs, The Golden City of India, Constantinople of East, Shiraz-i-Hind” and many others as well. The city is one of the major financial hub in India.
Major transportation services in Lucknow are taxis, city buses, cycle rickshaws, auto rickshaws and CNG. The city holds 79.33% in the literacy level among the metropolitan cities in India. There so many public and private schools, colleges and education institutions being run. Bollywood is the Hindi film industry recognized globally. Cricket is the major and popular sports in Lucknow. As the banking sector is considered most of the banks approved by Reserve Bank of India are run here.