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Porur
Porur
is one of the important residential locality in Chennai metropolitan city it comes under Chennai
Chennai
Corporation (Ward no. 151 and 153 of Zone XI)[1] of the city of Chennai
Chennai
in Tamil Nadu, India. It occupies a crucial position on the Mount- Poonamallee
Poonamallee
Road, Porur
Porur
is known for its Chemical industries, Manufacturing plants, IT Corridors, Residential colonies, Vegetable and fish markets. Porur
Porur
is of great antiquity and is believed to have been existent since the Pallava period. It was upgraded from village panchayat to town panchayat on October 1, 1977, and is now one of the main centres in chennai city. Porur
Porur
is one of the developed places of Chennai. It was included in the Chennai
Chennai
Corporation(City limit) by the year 2011. Porur Lake
Porur Lake
is the major source of fresh water for suburban areas such as Iyyapanthangal, Moulivakkam, Paraniputhur and Mangadu. Porur
Porur
is also known for the world class Ramachandra Medical College. Porur houses Mono-pulse Secondary Surveillance radar, one of the two radars in the city, which aids air-transport communication.[2]

Contents

1 Location 2 History 3 Geography 4 Porur
Porur
Aerial View 5 Demographics 6 Transport 7 Important landmarks 8 SEZ and IT parks 9 Schools in and around Porur 10 Kindergarten and Play School 11 Hospitals around Porur 12 Hotels and Restaurants in Porur 13 Notes

Location[edit] Porur
Porur
is located at 13.03° N and 80.16° E, and 52 feet (15 metres) above sea level. It is bounded on the east and south-east by the Pallavaram
Pallavaram
Hills. It is located 18 km south-west of Chennai
Chennai
city limits on the Guindy
Guindy
- Poonamalee
Poonamalee
road which eventually merges into the Chennai- Bangalore
Bangalore
Highway. Porur
Porur
Junction is the intersection/meeting point of Guindy
Guindy
and Vadapalani. For administrative purposes, Porur
Porur
has been included in Thiruvallur
Thiruvallur
district. In 2018, Porur
Porur
has been added to the Chennai district
Chennai district
under the zone of Central Chennai. History[edit] Porur
Porur
was a little-known village administered as a part of the Saidapet
Saidapet
taluk of the then Chengalpattu
Chengalpattu
district in 1961.[3][4][5] During that time, the Saidapet
Saidapet
taluk adjoining Madras city,[6] especially the Mount- Poonamallee
Poonamallee
Road, was famous for industries and chemical plants producing a variety of products.[7] Porur
Porur
village panchayat was upgraded to a Grade-I town panchayat on October 1, 1977.[8] Later, it was upgraded to a selection grade town panchayat starting from February 24, 1982.[8] The population of the town at the time of the 1981 census was 8,633.[8] When the Chengalpattu
Chengalpattu
district was bifurcated on January 1, 1997 into Chengalpattu
Chengalpattu
and Thiruvallur
Thiruvallur
districts, Porur
Porur
became a part of Thiruvallur
Thiruvallur
district And Then Porur
Porur
Comes Under the control of Greater Chennai
Chennai
Corporation which Was Added to the Chennai
Chennai
City Limits in the year of 2011 And Then Porur
Porur
which was once in Thiruvallur
Thiruvallur
District of the Maduravoyal
Maduravoyal
Taluk is Now Added to the Chennai district
Chennai district
in the year of 2018, Which makes it as a Core Chennai
Chennai
Area.The Entire Maduravoyal Taluk have been included in the Chennai
Chennai
District Which Comprises of Areas Such as Porur, Valasaravakkam, Ramapuram, Nerkundram, Nolambur and Thandalam. The Maduravoyal
Maduravoyal
Taluk have been added to Central Chennai
Chennai
Zone of the Chennai
Chennai
District, Which now makes Porur
Porur
a Part of Central Chennai
Chennai
Zone of the Chennai
Chennai
District Geography[edit]

the Porur
Porur
Lake

Porur
Porur
is situated at an elevation of 16  metres (52 feet) and is surrounded by the Pallavaram
Pallavaram
Hills. The Porur Lake
Porur Lake
along with the Chembarambakkam Lake
Chembarambakkam Lake
forms the Rette Eri (Two Lakes divided by road, one Lake has water and another one were occupied by people for living a long ago), is the principal source of fresh water for the suburb and surrounding areas. It is in the center of Porur
Porur
separating the eastern parts from Sri Ramachandra Medical College and the western residential areas. The Porur
Porur
Flyover was built over the lake, which connects Maduravoyal
Maduravoyal
with Tambaram
Tambaram
near the Tambaram
Tambaram
Bypass road. Some of the important localities of Porur
Porur
are Porur
Porur
Gardens, Suresh Nagar, Alapakkam, Karambakkam, Arunachalam Garden, Devi Nagar, New Colony, Lakshmi Nagar, Mangala Nagar, Ramakrishna Nagar, Meenakshi Nagar, Sakthi Nagar, R.E Nagar, Ambal nagar, Ganesh Avenue, Santhosh Nagar and Kaviya Gardens Porur
Porur
Aerial View[edit]

Chennai
Chennai
(Porur) in a Single Frame Demographics[edit]

Historical population

Year Pop. ±%

1981 8,633 —    

1991 19,507 +126.0%

2001 28,782 +47.5%

2011 30,060 +4.4%

As of 2001[update] India
India
census,[9] Porur
Porur
had a population of 28,782. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Porur
Porur
has an average literacy rate of 79%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 83%, and female literacy is 76%. In Porur, 9% of the population is under 6 years of age. Population of Porur
Porur
was 30,060 in 2011. The sex ratio was 938 females for every 1000 males. Porur
Porur
is now administered by the Greater Chennai
Chennai
Corporation . Transport[edit] Porur
Porur
is well-connected with the city interior areas like guindy, vadapalani etc and also other neighbouring suburbs through roads. It is connected with Nungambakkam
Nungambakkam
by Arcot Road and with Guindy
Guindy
and Poonamallee
Poonamallee
by the Mount- Poonamallee
Poonamallee
Road. The Kundrathur
Kundrathur
road connects with the temple town of Kundrathur. The three roads meet at the Porur
Porur
Junction where the porur flyover is located which is an important traversing point for buses running to Kanchipuram and Bangalore. Porur
Porur
has five bus stops, two in Lakshmi Nagar, one at Porur
Porur
Junction and one each for Ramachandra Medical College and Sakthi Nagar. Share auto services operate between Porur
Porur
and Guindy
Guindy
and Porur
Porur
and Vadapalani. Porur-Guindy : 54 series, 88 series and M49 Some of Prominent Bus Routes from Porur
Porur
to various destinations

54 - Poonamallee
Poonamallee
- Broadway (via Guindy) 254 - Iyappanthangal - Brodway (via Guindy) 88K - Kundrathur
Kundrathur
- Broadway (via Guindy) 11H - Iyappanthangal - Brodway (via KKNagar, TNagar) 17B - Mangadu- Brodway (via TVS, Vadaplani) 16J - CMBT - Iyyappanthangal (via Virugambakkam, Chinmaya Nagar) 16M - Mangadu
Mangadu
- Koyambedu
Koyambedu
Market (via K.K.Nagar) M49 - Iyyapanthangal
Iyyapanthangal
- Thiruvanmiyur
Thiruvanmiyur
(via Guindy, Adyar) M54 - Poonamallee
Poonamallee
- Sadiapet(via Guindy) 49 - Iyyapanthangal
Iyyapanthangal
- Thiruvanmiyur
Thiruvanmiyur
(via Guindy, Adyar) 49A - Poonamallee
Poonamallee
- TNagar (via K.K.Nagar) 49B - Poonamallee
Poonamallee
- TNagar (via Mangadu, K.K.Nagar) 25G - Poonamallee
Poonamallee
- Anna Square (via vadapalani, Gemini, Royapettah, Marina) 54B - Porur
Porur
- Saidapet
Saidapet
( via Gerugambakkam) 26 - Iyappanthangal - Brodway (via vadapalani, TVS) 54F - Poonamallee
Poonamallee
- Mandaveli ( via Adyar) F54 - Poonamallee
Poonamallee
-Mandaveli ( via Sathya Studio, Kottur) 554 - Sunguvarchataram - Tnagar ( via Poonamallee) 576 - Kanchepuram - Tnagar ( via Poonamallee) 501 - Thiruvallur
Thiruvallur
- Tnagar ( via Poonamallee) 502 - Broadway - Sriperumbdur ( via Poonamallee) 582 - vallakottai - Tnagar (via Guindy) 17P - Pattur - vadaplani ( via Mangadu) 88M - Nallur - Broadway (via Guindy) M88 - Kundarthur - vadapalani 88C - Kundarthur Thandalam - Broadway (via Guindy) 88A - Nandambakkam
Nandambakkam
- Broadway (via vadapalani, TVS) 54K - Nemam - Broadway(via Guindy) 597 - Thiruvallur
Thiruvallur
- Tnagar (via Guindy) 54L - Vellavedu - Broadway (via Guindy) 54T - Chembarambakakm - Broadway (via Guindy) 154A - Thirunidravur - Tnagar(via Guindy) 154B - Naganallur - Poonamallee
Poonamallee
(via Guindy) 154 - Pattur - Tnagar(via Guindy) 54H - Poonamallee
Poonamallee
- Saidapet
Saidapet
( via Porur, Gunidy) 166 - Iyappanthangal - Tamabram (via Porur, Kundarathur, Pallavarum) 37G - Vallalar Nagar
Vallalar Nagar
- Iyappanthangal (via Porur, Nungambakkam, Purasaivakkam) 54Lcut - Velachery
Velachery
- Vellavedu ( via Poonamallee, Porur, Gunidy) M25 - Iyappanthangal - Vadapalani
Vadapalani
Murugan temple 54M - Mangadu
Mangadu
- Broadway ( via Guindy)

Important landmarks[edit] 1000-year-old Shiva Temple that is called Ramanathaeaswarar Temple (Guru Sthalam) is located at Porur
Porur
Located nearer to Porur
Porur
EB office. Porur
Porur
has a number of temples, mosques, churches, Shopping stores etc. 1.The Ramanathaeswarar - Shiva temple ( Guru Sthalam ) is located at Porur
Porur
towards Kundarathur Road side nearer to Porur
Porur
EB office, is one of the oldest Hindu temples built in Chennai
Chennai
city. 2.The Arulmigu Bala Murugan Temple is located at Easwaran Koil Stree, Porur. 3.The Nagathamman Temple also located in Porur
Porur
@ Kundrathur
Kundrathur
main road. 4.Arulmigu Ponniamman temple is over 40 years old temple located on Karambakkam. 5.The Sethu Kshetram
Sethu Kshetram
temples constructed inside the premises of the W. S. factory was inaugurated by the Shankaracharya of Sringeri matha. 6.The St.Joseph Church and the evangeline church is Located in Porur. 7.The Control tower popularly known as Radar Station for Madras Airport Authority with a control radius of 173 km, This is still operational in the south-east Porur
Porur
which was statergically replaced else where due to population outburst. 8.By far, the most important landmark in Porur
Porur
is the Sri Ramachandra College and Research Institute which was opened in 1985.It is recognized as one of the premium educational institutions in the world and has tie-ups with important international universities including Harvard. 9.Alpha Arts and Science College is located in Porur. 10.The Super Saravana Stores which is a 9 Storey Shopping Mall is also one of the important Landmarks of Porur SEZ and IT parks[edit] With Five IT SEZs( Special
Special
Economic Zones) in Porur
Porur
it is becoming a major IT hub of Chennai
Chennai
which is just next to the OMR IT Corridor. There are around a total of 2,00,000 employees working in the Five IT SEZs Combined. 1.TCG IT park at Porur
Porur
which have been taken up Completely by HP. It employ around 5000 people. 2.Jayanth tech park in Porur
Porur
is taken up by HTC Global Solutions, iGATE. 3.DLF Cybercity IT Park 4.The Commerzone 5.RMZ IT Park Most prominent IT firm Natramizh Menporulkal is also located in Sakthi Nagar, Porur. The DLF Cybercity IT Park consists of 30 Multi National Companies such as 1.L&T Technology Services 2.L&T Infotech, GROUPON 3.PearsonEnglish 4.TCS 5.Nue Life Healthcare 6.iGatePatni 7.IBM 8.Symantec 9.NTT Data 10.E-serve 11.Adventity 12.Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) 13.Dell Services 14.Syntel 15.Secova 16.Petrofac 17.Virtusa 18.GRO 19.Photon Interactive 20.Plintron Global Technologies 21.Cognizant 22.Sutherland 23.Mphasis 24.Technosoft 25.Raqmiyat 26.Logica 27.Barclays 28.Lapiz Online 29.Thirdware 30.Multicoreware Inc. Schools in and around Porur[edit]

Grace Matriculation Higher Secondary School Holy Angels Matric Higher Secondary School Velammal Bodhi Campus (CBSE) School Pon Vidhyashram (CBSE) School The PSBB Millennium School, ChennaiThe PSBB Millennium School Sri Krish International School Swamy's Matriculation Higher Secondary School Government Elementary School Government Higher Secondary School St.John's Matriculation Higher Secondary School St.Paul's Matriculation Higher Secondary School MKM Matriculation Higher Secondary School Aiyeesha Razzac Matriculation higher Secondary School St. Mary's Matriculation Higher Secondary School Ravindra BharathiInternational (CBSE) School Assisi Matriculation School St. Francis International School Lalaji Memorial Omega International School St.Ann's Matriculation Higher Secondary School Amritha vidhlaya school Rajiv school of excellence

Kindergarten and Play School[edit]

Grace Matriculation Higher Secondary School SAI Shishya Child Care Center The First School Aerokids International Preschool Swamy's Brindaven Hello Kids - MarvelKidzee Vruksha Play School Ajitha Academy Time Kids The Blue Bells

Hospitals around Porur[edit]

Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Hospital Acupuncture Home - a home for cure (Landmark: Porur
Porur
Bus Stop on Kundrathur
Kundrathur
Road) Kedar Hospital Miot Hospital Venkateshwara Homeopathy Hospital Jeyam Clinic (24 Hours) Identity dental and maxillofacial clinic St. Joseph Hospital Hridhay Hospital Tamara Dental and Cosmetic clinic City Pharmacy - Bhalaji Clinic (Dr KV Sivakumar - Pediatrician) No.14, Easwaran Koil Street, Porur Sankaran Dental Hospital & Oral Cancer Centre.

Hotels and Restaurants in Porur[edit] 1. Absolute Barbeques (AB’s) 2. Adyar Ananda Bhavan (A2B) 3. Dindugal Thalappakatti 4. Ilapuram Biryani 5. Anjappar Chettinad Restaurant 6. Madurai Kannappar Chettinadu Restaurant 7. Kebab E que 8. Grand Residence 9. Chennai
Chennai
Royal Kitchen 10. Me (Meat and Eat) 11. Rohini Restaurant 12. Fasoos 13. AL Ajwain 14. Five Star Chicken 15. Arcot Biryani 16. Lake View restaurant 17. Chennai
Chennai
Rawther Biryani 18. Copper Kitchen 19. Domino’s Pizza 20. Goli Vada Pav No.1 21. Zurbian Restaurant 22. Moon Sun Restaurant 23. Friends Cafe 24. Ambur Chicken and Mutton Biryani Centre 25. Delhi Chaat 26. Hotel Saravana Bhavan

Porur
Porur
Neighboring Areas

Maduravoyal Valasaravakkam Ramapuram

Iyyappanthangal

Porur

Nandambakkam,Guindy

Moulivakkam Madhanandapuram Mugalivakkam

Notes[edit]

^ [1] ^ Janardhanan, Arun (29 September 2011). " Chennai
Chennai
ATC enjoys the navigation of entire South Indian skies". The Times of India
India
(in Tamil). Chennai: The Times Group. Retrieved 1 Dec 2012.  ^ Indian journal of power and river valley development, Volume 41. 1991. p. 237.  ^ Eastern economist, Volume 41. 1963. p. 910.  ^ India
India
Major Manufacturers. Business Information Agency. p. 237.  ^ B. S. Baliga (1957). Madras District Gazetteers. p. 870.  ^ B. S. Baliga (1957). Madras District Gazetteers. p. 805.  ^ a b c B. S. Baliga (1983). Madras District Gazetteers Volume 12 Part 2. p. 1273.  ^ " Census
Census
of India
India
2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census
Census
Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 

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Neighbourhoods of Chennai

Adyar Adambakkam Alapakkam Alandur Alwarpet Alwarthirunagar Ambattur Aminjikarai Anna Nagar Anna Nagar
Anna Nagar
West Annanur Andarkuppam Arumbakkam Ashok Nagar Athipattu Avadi Ayanavaram Besant Nagar Chepauk Chembarambakkam Chengalpattu Chetput Chitlapakkam Choolai Choolaimedu Chromepet Edayanchavadi Egmore Ennore Ernavoor Foreshore Estate Georgetown Greenways Road Guduvancheri Gummidipoondi Guindy Guindy
Guindy
TVK Estate ICF Colony Injambakkam Irumbuliyur Irungattukottai The Island K. K. Nagar Karapakkam Karanodai Kathivakkam Kattankulathur Kavaraipettai Kelambakkam Kilpauk Kodambakkam Kodungaiyur Kolathur Korattur Kosappur Kottivakkam Kotturpuram Kovalam Kovilambakkam Koyambedu Kundrathur Madambakkam Madipakkam Madhavaram Madhavaram
Madhavaram
Milk Colony Maduravoyal Mamallapuram Manali Manali New Town Manapakkam Mandavelli Mangadu Manjambakkam Maraimalai Nagar Mathur Medavakkam Meenambakkam Minjur Mogappair Moolakadai Muttukadu Mylapore Nandanam Nandambakkam Nandiambakkam Nanganallur Navalur Neelankarai Nerkundram Nesapakkam Nolambur Nungambakkam Padi Palavakkam Palavanthangal Pallavaram Pallikaranai Pammal Panagal Park Park Town Parry's Corner Pattabiram Pattaravakkam Pazhaverkadu Peerkankaranai Perambur Periapalayam Perumbakkam Perungalathur Perungudi Pondy Bazaar Ponneri Poonamallee Porur Potheri Pudhur Purasawalkam Puzhal Puzhuthivakkam Red Hills Royapettah Royapuram Sadayankuppam Saidapet Santhome Semmencherry Sholavaram Sholinganallur Shenoy Nagar Singaperumalkoil Siruseri Sithalapakkam Sriperumbudur Sunguvarchatram Surapet Sowcarpet St. Thomas Mount T. Nagar Tambaram Tharamani Teynampet Thirumangalam Thirumazhisai Thirumullaivoyal Thiruninravur Thiruvanmiyur Thiruvidandhai Thiruporur Thuraipakkam Tirusulam Tiruverkadu Tiruvottiyur Tolgate Tondiarpet Triplicane Trustpuram Urapakkam Vadapalani Vadaperumbakkam Valasaravakkam Vallalar Nagar Vanagaram Vandalur Velachery Veppampattu Vichoor Villivakkam Vinayagapuram Virugambakkam Vyasarpadi Washermanpet West Mambalam

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Chennai

History

Early history (pre-1500)

Sangam period Thomas the Apostle Pallava Dynasty Chola Dynasty Vijayanagar Empire

Colonial period (1500–1900)

São Tomé de Meliapore Raja of Chandragiri Agency of Fort St George 1721 Madras cyclone Carnatic Wars
Carnatic Wars
(Madras Adyar Chingleput) Anglo-Mysore Wars Governors

Modern period (1900–present)

Arbuthnot Bank Crash Besant v. Narayaniah Bombardment of Madras by SMS Emden de La Haye scandal 1921 Buckingham and Carnatic Mills Strike Neil Statue Satyagraha 1928 South Indian Railway Strike 1932 Madras and Southern Mahratta Railway Strike 1943 Chennai
Chennai
floods Madras Manade Anti-Hindi agitations Assassination of Rajiv Gandhi R. S. S. Chennai
Chennai
bombing 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake 2013 Anti-Sri Lanka protests 2015 South Indian floods

Writers and historians

S. Muthiah Randor Guy S. Theodore Baskaran V. Sriram A. R. Venkatachalapathy

Geography and wildlife

Regions

Chennai
Chennai
Metropolitan Area Central Chennai North Chennai South Chennai

Rivers and waterways

Adyar River Buckingham Canal Coovum River Kosasthalaiyar River Otteri
Otteri
Nullah

Lakes

Chembarambakkam
Chembarambakkam
Lake Chetput Lake Long Tank Manali Lake Porur
Porur
Lake Red Hills Lake Retteri Veeranam

Islands

Kattupalli Island Quibble Island The Island

Zoological parks

Arignar Anna Zoological Park Chennai
Chennai
Snake Park Guindy
Guindy
National Park Madras Crocodile Bank

Reserve Forests

Nanmangalam Reserve Forest Vandalur
Vandalur
Reserve Forest

Marshlands

Ennore
Ennore
creek Pallikaranai
Pallikaranai
Wetland

Heritage monuments

Amir Mahal Bharat Insurance Building Brodie Castle Chennai
Chennai
Central Prison Chepauk
Chepauk
Palace LIC Building Lighthouse Police headquarters Port Trust Building Puzhal
Puzhal
Central Prison Ripon Building Royapuram
Royapuram
railway station University of Madras
University of Madras
Senate House Southern Railway headquarters Valluvar Kottam Victoria Public Hall

Statues

Marina Beach
Marina Beach
Statues Thomas Munro Triumph of Labour

Memorials

Gandhi Mandapam Kamarajar Mandapam Rajaji Mandapam Rajiv Gandhi Memorial Madras War Cemetery Victory War Memorial Vivekanandar Illam

Administration and politics

Districts

Chennai
Chennai
District Tiruvallur
Tiruvallur
District Kanchipuram District Vellore District

Taluks

Chennai
Chennai
District

Aminjikarai Ayanavaram Egmore Guindy Mambalam Mylapore Perambur Purasaiwalkam Tondiarpet Velachery

Tiruvallur
Tiruvallur
district

Tiruvottiyur Madhavaram Ambattur Avadi Maduravoyal Ponneri Poonamallee Tiruvallur Gummidipoondi Uthukottai Tiruttani Pallipattu

Kanchipuram district

Alandur Sholinganallur Pallavaram Tambaram Chengalpattu Thiruporur Tirukalukundram Sriperumbudur Walajabad Kanchipuram Uthiramerur Madurantakam Cheyyur

Vellore District

Arakkonam

Parliamentary constituencies

Chennai
Chennai
Central Chennai
Chennai
North Chennai
Chennai
South Sriperumbudur Thiruvallur

Assembly constituencies

Alandur Ambattur Anna Nagar Avadi Chengalpattu Chepauk Egmore Harbour Kolathur Madhavaram Maduravoyal Mylapore Pallavaram Perambur Ponneri Poonamallee RK Nagar Royapuram Saidapet Sholinganallur Sriperumbudur T.Nagar Tambaram Thiru. Vi. Ka. Nagar Thiruvottiyur Thousand Lights Tiruvallur Villivakkam Virugambakkam Velachery

Nodal agencies

Greater Chennai
Chennai
Corporation Chennai
Chennai
Metropolitan Development Authority Chennai
Chennai
MetroWater and Sewage Board Chennai
Chennai
Police Commissionerate General Post Office Greater Chennai
Chennai
Police Madras High Court

Sheriff

Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
Electricity Board Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
Fire and Rescue Services

Economy

Business districts

Burma Bazaar Kothawal Chavadi Koyambedu
Koyambedu
Wholesale Market Complex Panagal Park Parry's Corner Pondy Bazaar Purasawalkam Ranganathan Street Ritchie Street Velachery Washermanpet

SEZ

SEZ Corridor MEPZ Tidel Park World Trade Center

Companies and institutions

Aavin Ashok Leyland Basin Bridge
Basin Bridge
Gas Blue Dart Aviation Chettinad Group EID Parry Ennore
Ennore
Thermal GMR Vasavi Heavy Vehicles Factory Higginbotham's Indian Bank Indian Overseas Bank Integral Coach Factory Madras Atomic Power Station Madras Cements Madras Rubber Factory Madras Stock Exchange Murugappa Group North Chennai
Chennai
Thermal Reserve Bank of India Royal Enfield SPIC Sun Group The Hindu The New Indian Express TI Cycles of India TVS Motors Vallur Thermal World Bank office

Industry

Automotive Electronics Retail Software

Culture and recreation

General

Architecture of Chennai Kollywood Madrassi Madras Bashai Madras School Tourism in Chennai

Beaches

Covelong Elliot's Beach Golden Beach Marina Beach

Parks

Anna Nagar
Anna Nagar
Tower Park Semmozhi Poonga Tholkappia Poonga

Cinemas

SPI Cinemas Mayajaal
Mayajaal
Multiplex

Periodic events

Chennai
Chennai
Book Fair Chennai
Chennai
International Film Festival Chennai
Chennai
Sangamam Lit for Life Madras Day Madras Music Season Saarang Techofes

Theme parks

EVP World MGM Dizzee World Queens Land VGP Universal Kingdom Dash N Splash Kishkinta Mayajaal
Mayajaal
Beach Resort

Shopping malls

Abhirami Mega Mall Alsa Mall Ampa Skywalk Chandra Mall Chennai
Chennai
Citi Centre Chennai
Chennai
Trade Centre Coromandel Plaza Express Avenue Gold Souk Grande Mall Phoenix Market City Ramee Mall Spectrum Mall Spencer Plaza Forum Vijaya Mall

Clubs

Gymkhana Club Madras Boat Club Royal Madras Yacht Club

Religion

Temples

Ayyappan Temple Ashtalakshmi Kovil ISKCON Temple Chennai Kapaleeswarar Temple Kalikambal Temple Madhya Kailash Marundeeswarar Temple Parthasarathy Temple Ravishwarar Varasiddhi Vinayaka temple

Churches

Armenian Church Church of Our Lady of Light St. Andrew's Kirk St. George's Cathedral St. Patrick's Cathedral Santhome
Santhome
Basilica St. Mary's Church

Others

Mahabodhi Centre Thousand Lights Mosque

Transport

Air

Chennai
Chennai
International Airport

Sea

Chennai
Chennai
Port Ennore
Ennore
Port Kattupalli Shipyard Royapuram
Royapuram
fishing harbour

Rail

Chennai
Chennai
Central Chennai
Chennai
Metro Chennai
Chennai
MRTS Chennai
Chennai
Suburban Railway Southern Railway Railway stations in Chennai

Road

Roads and expressways

Anna Salai Cenotaph Road Chennai
Chennai
Bypass Chennai
Chennai
Port - Maduravoyal
Maduravoyal
Expressway China Bazaar Road East Coast Road Inner Ring Road Nungambakkam
Nungambakkam
High Road Outer Ring Road Peters Road Poonamallee
Poonamallee
High Road Rajiv Gandhi Salai Sardar Patel Road

Grade separators and flyovers

Anna Flyover Chennai
Chennai
Airport Flyover Chrompet Flyover Irumbuliyur Junction Kathipara Junction Koyambedu
Koyambedu
Junction Madhavaram
Madhavaram
Junction Maduravoyal
Maduravoyal
Junction Moolakadai
Moolakadai
Junction Padi Junction

Others

Chennai
Chennai
Mofussil Bus Terminus Chennai
Chennai
Contract Carriage Bus Terminus Metropolitan Transport Corporation State Express Transport Corporation

Sport

Venues

Guindy
Guindy
Race Course Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium M. A. Chidambaram Stadium Madras Motor Race Track Mayor Radhakrishnan Stadium MRF Pace Foundation Mudaliarkuppam boat house Muttukadu boat house Rajarathinam Stadium SDAT Tennis Stadium

Teams

Chennai
Chennai
Cheetahs Chennai
Chennai
City F.C. Chennai
Chennai
Smashers Chennai
Chennai
Spikers Chennai
Chennai
Super Kings Chennai
Chennai
Superstars Chennai
Chennai
Veerans Chennaiyin FC V Chennai
Chennai
Warriors

Others

Chennai
Chennai
Open M. J. Gopalan Trophy Madras Presidency Matches

Institutions

Education

Alliance Française de Madras Anna Centenary Library Birla Planetarium Cholamandal Artists' Village Connemara Public Library DakshinaChitra Government Museum Kalakshetra KM Music Conservatory Madras Music Academy Schools in Chennai

Universities

Anna University University of Madras Dr MGR Medical University Dr Ambedkar Law University Indian Maritime University Veterinary and Animal Sciences University VIT University Chennai SRM University B S Abdur Rahman University Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu
Open University Vels University Hindustan University

Engineering colleges

Indian Institute of Technology Madras College of Engineering, Guindy Madras Institute of Technology Alagappa College of Technology

Medical colleges

Madras Medical College Stanley Medical College Kilpauk
Kilpauk
Medical College Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute National Institute of Siddha

Arts and science colleges

Loyola Madras Christian College Presidency College Queen Mary's (Women) Vivekananda Pachaiyappa's College Stella Mary's (Women) DG Vaishnav MOP Vaishnav (Women)

Research

Central Leather Research Institute National Institute of Ocean Technology Institute of Mathematical Sciences Chennai
Chennai
Mathematical Institute Regional Meteorological Centre Structural Engineering Research Centre Central Institute of Plastics Engineering and Technology (India)

Diplomatic missions

American Consulate British Deputy High Commission Singapore Consulate Malaysian Consulate Russian Consulate German Consulate Sri Lanka Deputy High Commission Royal Thai Consulate Japanese Consulate Australian Consulate Belgian Consulate South Korean Consulate Chinese Consulate

Hospitals

Government General Hospital Government multi super speciality hospital Royapettah
Royapettah
Hospital Stanley Hospital Kilpauk
Kilpauk
Medical College Hospital Perambur
Perambur
railway hospital Apollo Hospitals Egmore
Egmore
Eye Hospital Sir Ivan Stedeford Hospital Sankara Nethralaya Madras Medical Mission MIOT Hospital Chettinad Health City Tambaram
Tambaram
TB Sanatorium Government Dental Hospital Hindu Mission Hospital Fortis Malar Hospital Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Hospital Sundaram Medical Foundation

Hotels

Taj Coromandel The Park Le Royal Meridien Hyatt Regency Chola Sheraton Taj Mount Road The Leela Kempinski ITC Grand Chola Hilton Chennai Taj Connemara Fisherman's Cove Trident Hilton Park Sheraton & Towers Radisson GRT Accord Metropolitan JW Marriott Park Hyatt Radisson Blu City Centre Raintree Hotel St Mary's Road The Raintree Hotel Anna Salai Savera Hotel Residency Towers Westin Chennai Kohinoor Asiana

Localities

North

Aamullaivoyal Aathur Agaram Alamathi Andarkuppam Angadu Anuppampattu Arambakkam Arani Ariyalur Arumandhai Assisi Nagar, Chennai Athipattu Athipattu
Athipattu
New Town Athivakkam Attanthangal Avurikollaimedu Ayanavaram Azhinjivakkam Bandikavanoor Basin Bridge Chinnasekkadu Chettimedu Edapalayam Edayanchavadi Ennore Elandanur Elanthancherry Elavur Ernavoor Erukkancherry Gnayiru Gounderpalayam Grant Lyon Gummidipoondi Janapanchatram Jawahar Nagar Kadapakkam Kaladipet Kalakkral Kalpalayam Kanniammanpettai Kannigaipair Karanodai Kathirvedu Kathivakkam Katupalli Kavangarai Kavaraipettai Kasimedu Kattur KK Thazhai Kaviarasu Kannadhasan Nagar Kodipallam Kodungaiyur Kolathur Kondithope Korukkupet Kosappur Kottai Karai Kumaran Nagar Lakshmipuram Madhavaram Madhavaram
Madhavaram
Milk Colony Madharpakkam Madiyur Mahakavi Bharathi Nagar Manali Manali New Town Manjambakkam Mathur Mettu Surapedu Mettu Thandalam Minjur Moolachatiram Moolakadai Muthialpet Nallur Nandiambakkam Napalayam Naravarikuppam New Erumai Vetti Palayam Old Erumai Vetti Palayam Orakadu Padianallur Pallipattu Panchetti Payasambakkam Pazhaverkadu Perambur Peravallur Periapalayam Periyamullavoyal Periyar Nagar Periyasekkadu Perungavur Ponneri Ponniammanmedu Pothur Puthubakkam Puduvoyal Pulli Lyon Puthagaram Puzhal Red Hills Retteri Royapuram Sadayankuppam Sathangadu Sathyamoorthy Nagar (Tiruvottiyur) Sathyamoorthy Nagar (Vyasarpadi) Seemavaram Selavayal Sembilivaram Sembium Sembiyamanali Sholavaram Siruvapuri Sirunium Sowcarpet Sothuperumbedu Surapet Thadaperumbakkam Thatchoor Thathaimanji Theerthakariampattu Theeyampakkam Thervoy Kandigai Thirunilai Thiruvellavoyal Thiru Vi Ka Nagar Tiruvottiyur Tollgate Tondiarpet Uthukottai Vadagarai Vadamadurai Vadaperumbakkam Vaikkadu Vallalar Nagar Vallur Vannipakkam Vazhuthigaimedu Vellivoyalchavadi Vengal Vichoor Vijayanallur Vilakupattu Vilangadupakkam Villivakkam Vinayagapuram VOC Nagar Voyalur Vyasarpadi Washermanpet Wimco Nagar

West

Adayalampattu Alwarthirunagar Ambattur Aminjikarai Athipet Andankuppam Anna Nagar Anna Nagar
Anna Nagar
West Annanur Arakkambakkam Aranvoyal Ashok Nagar Arakkonam Arumbakkam Avadi Ayanambakkam Ayapakkam Ayathur Beemanthangal Chembarambakkam Choolaimedu Egattur Gerugambakkam Govardhanagiri ICF Colony Irungattukottai Iyyapanthangal K. K. Nagar Kadambathur Kadavur Kakkalur Kakkalur Industrial Estate Kallikuppam Karalapakkam Karambakkam Karayanchavadi Kattupakkam Kilkondaiyur Koduvalli Koladi Kolapakkam Konnur Korattur Kovur Koyambedu Kumananchavadi Kundrathur Kuthambakkam Maduravoyal Malayambakkam Manapakkam Manavala Nagar Melkondaiyur Mettu Kandigai MGR Nagar Mogappair Morai Moulivakkam Mugalivakkam Muthapudupet Nandambakkam Nandambakkam Narasingapuram Nazarathpettai Nemam Nemilichery Nesapakkam Nerkundram Nolambur Noombal Oragadam Padi Pakkam Pandeswaram Pandur Paraniputhur Parivakkam Paruthipattu Pattabiram Pattaravakkam Perambakkam Periyapanicheri Perumalpattu Poochi Athipedu Poonamallee Poondi Poonthandalam Porur Pudhur Putlur Ramapuram Ramavaram Sekkadu Seneerkuppam Sevvapet Shenoy Nagar Sorancheri Sriperumbudur Sunguvarchatram Surapet Tamaraipakkam Thandalam Thandurai Thathankuppam Thirumangalam Thirumazhisai Thirumullaivoyal Thiruninravur Tiruvallur Tiruverkadu Valasaravakkam Vanagaram Veerapuram Vellanur Vellavedu Velappanchavadi Vengathur Venkatapuram Veppampattu Vilinjiyambakkam Virugambakkam

Central

Alwarpet Broadway Burma Bazaar Chennai
Chennai
Central Chepauk Chetput Chintadripet Choolai Egmore Foreshore Estate George Town Gopalapuram Greenways Road Kilpauk Kodambakkam Kosapet Kothawal Chavadi Kotturpuram Mandavelli Mannady Mambalam MRC Nagar Mylapore Nandanam Nochikuppam Nungambakkam Otteri Panagal Park Park Town Parry's Corner Pattalam Periamet Pondy Bazaar Pudupet Pulianthope Purasawalkam Quibble Island Raja Annamalai Puram Royapettah Saidapet Saligramam Santhome T Nagar Teynampet The Island Triplicane Trustpuram Vadapalani Vepery West Mambalam

South

Alandur Adambakkam Adyar Agaramthen Alandur Anakaputhur Besant Nagar Chitlapakkam Chromepet Chengalpattu Egattur Ekkaduthangal Erumaiyur Gowrivakkam Guduvancheri Guindy Guindy
Guindy
TVK Estate Devaneri Hasthinapuram Illalur Injambakkam Irumbuliyur Jafferkhanpet Jaladampet Kanathur Kandanchavadi Kannivakkam Karanai Karapakkam Karumbakkam Kattankulathur Kazhipattur Kizhkalvoy Keelkattalai Kelambakkam Kottivakkam Kovalam Kovilambakkam Kovilanchery Madambakkam Madhuvankarai Madipakkam Mamallapuram Manimangalam Mannivakkam Maraimalai Nagar Medavakkam Meenambakkam Melkalvoy MEPZ Mettukuppam Mudichur Muttukadu Nandivaram Nanganallur Nanmangalam Navalur Neelankarai Nellikuppam Noothancheri Okkiyam Okkiyampet Oragadam Ottiambakkam Padappai Palavakkam Palavanthangal Pallavaram Pallikaranai Pammal Panaiyur Paranur Pattipulam Payanur Pazhanthandalam Peerkankaranai Perumbakkam Perumathunallur Perungalathur Perungudi Perunthandalam Ponmar Polichalur Potheri Pudupakkam Puzhuthivakkam Rajakilpakkam Rathinamangalam Selaiyur Sembakkam Semmencherry Sholinganallur Singaperumalkoil Siruseri Sithalapakkam Somangalam St. Thomas Mount Tambaram Tambaram
Tambaram
Sanatorium Thaiyur Tharamani Tharapakkam Thirumudivakkam Thiruneermalai Thiruporur Thiruvanmiyur Thiruvidandhai Thuraipakkam Tirusulam Ullagaram Urapakkam Uthandi Vadanemili Vandalur Vanuvampet Velachery Vengaivasal Vettuvankeni

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