INDIAN CITY - CHENNAI


Chennai : Capital of Tamil Nadu.

Chennai,foremely known as Madras is the capital of the great Status Tamil Nadu and is one of the four Metropolitan city in India. This 350 Year Old city grew up under the huge influence of an English Settlement of Fort Saint George and with time absorbed the surrounding towns and villages. However despite having a British Influence , Chennai has been successful in retaining its traditional Tamil Hindu Culture and have been able to provide a unique blend of foreign influence and Indian culture. The city is widely spread in about 180 sq.kms and is one of the major Trade centers of India.

From being a small fisherman’s village in 1639 to become one of the most enormous and beautiful city in India Chennai has definitely come a long way from where it stood.
Chennai is also host to some culture theaters that showcase various India traditional dances and plays on regular basis. Chennai like its counterpart Mumbai is the centre of the film industry of south India. Large no of hoardings and billboards displaying latest movie released surrounded the city.

Location: Located in Southern parts of India. Chennai is the capital of the State of Tamilnadu.

Area: 181.06 km 2 ( Approx 70 Sq.mi)

Elevation : 6 m (20 ft)

Districts : Chennai , Kanchipura , Tiruvallur

Density : 24418 / km 2 (63.242 sq.mi)

Languages : Tamil

Literacy : 80.14 %

Rainfall : 1272 mm ( From October To December )

Climate : Summer – 21 Deg.C. to 37 Deg.C. Winter : 20 Deg.C.to 32Deg.C.

Best Time To Visit : January to April

How to Reach Chennai

By Air:

Chennai Air o\port has domestic as well as international Terminals. The kamaraj Domestic Air port and the Anna International Airport are located at Tirusulam , at a distance of 20 km from the city.

By Rail:

The city of Chennai is also well connected to all the major cities in India through a wide network of railways. The main rain heads are Madras Central and Egemore.

By Road :

The city of Chennai is also well connected to all the major cities in tamil nadu and other neighboring states through an excellent road network.

Tourist Attraction :

1) Parthsarthy Temple
2) Kapaleshwar Temple
3) Santhome Cathedral
4) Fort St.George
5) Marina Beach
6) National Art Gallery
7) Snake Park
8) The Theosophical Society
9) Kalashetra



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