Chennai District

Population: 4681087 (2011)

State: Tamil Nadu

Language: Tamil

Headquarters: Chennai

 

Area: 174 square kilometers

Density of population: 26,903 people per square kilometer

Literacy Rate: 90.33% - Male: 93.47, Female: 87.16 (2011)

 

Boundaries of Chennai District

 

North: Thiruvallur District, Tamil Nadu

South: Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu

East: Bay of Bengal     

West: Thiruvannamalai District and Vellore District, Tamil Nadu

 

Chennai District Average Rainfall: 1266.9 mm

Chennai District Temperature in Summer: 27 deg C to 38 deg C

Chennai District Temperature in Winter: 19 deg C to 29 deg C

 

CHENNAI DISTRICT MAP

 

 

Major Rivers: Cooum River, Adyar River

Taluks: Egmore-Nungambakam, Fort Tondiarpet, Mambalam-Guindy, Mylapore-Triplicane, Perambur-Purasawalkam

Assembly Constituencies: Royapuram, Harbour, Dr.R.K.Nagar, Park Town, Perambur, Purasawalkam, Egmore, Anna Nagar, T. Nagar, Thousand Lights, Chepauk, Triplicane, Mylapore, Saidapet

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Chennai District Nearby Attractions

 

1. Birla Planetarium

2. Connemara Public Library

3. Elliot’s Beach

4. Fort St. George

5. Marina Beach

6. Ripon Building

7. Valluvar Kottam

8. Guindy National Park

9. Vandalur Zoo

10. Vivekananda Illam

 

Chennai District Facts: It is the smallest of all the districts of the state. It was formerly called Madras Patnam.

 

Major Industrial Products: Automobile products, software services, hardware manufacturing, textile, financial services, petrochemicals

 

What is Chennai District Famous For: Marina Beach - the second longest beach in the world, Saravanabhavan food, Good hospitals and educational institutions, Madras University

 

Famous People From Chennai District: Chess player Viswanath Anand, Nalli Kuppusamy Chetty, Cricket Player Krishnamachari Srikanth, Musician A.R. Rahman, Actress Rekha, Shruti Haasan, Writer R.K. Narayan

 

Chennai Pin Codes

Last Updated : Friday Jun 15 , 2012

 

Places in Chennai District

 
 
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