Lucknow is the capital city of the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. A major metropolitan city of India, Lucknow is the administrative headquarters of the eponymous District and Division. It is the 8th most populous city of India and the largest in Uttar Pradesh. Lucknow has always been known as a multicultural city that flourished as a North Indian cultural and artistic hub and seat of Nawab power in the 18th and 19th centuries. Lucknow is the largest city of the state of Uttar Pradesh. In fact, it is the third largest city in India immediately after Delhi. In fact, it is also marked as the largest city in Uttar Pradesh. Lucknow is known for its traditional significance and cultural values. In fact, it is an important artistic and cultural hub with the power of Nawabs. Lucknow is also an important financial and industrial hub.