In which parts of the kidney are nephrons located?
Nephrons are the kidney's main unit. They are classified as cortical nephrons or juxtamedullary nephrons. Cortical nephrons are located in the superficial renal cortex. Juxtamedullary nephrons are near the renal medulla.
The nephrons are the basic unit of the kidney. It helps in filtration and can be found on the cortex. Here is a link on it. - http://coe.fgcu.edu/faculty/greenep/kidney/nephron.html