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Chennai District

Chennai District

About Chennai District and Its History

  • Chennai is the capital city of Tamilnadu. This district serves as the gateway of the culture of South India. Chennai is a young city with more than 300 years of history
  • Also, this district is well known as the capital of Tamil speaking state. Chennai has the nickname called "Detroit of India", due to the large number of Automobile Industries found here.
  • Chennai is well known for its Hardware Manufacturing Industries, Healthcare Industries, Second Largest Software Exporter, and Information Technology.
  • Initially, this place was named Madraspatnam during Venkatapathy Nayak Period. After that, Chennai was called Chennapatnam; this name was derived from Venkatapathy Father's Name Chennapa Nayak.
  • In the 17th century, Big Naval Base and Major Urban Centre were developed by the British. In the 20th century, Chennai had become an important administrative center of the Madras Presidency.
  • Chennai, which gave life to the British then, today India knows that it is unmatched by any other state in providing life to its Indian brothers.

Chennai District Complete Details

Chennai District Information
Total Area 426 sq.kms
Total Population 67,48,026
Male Population 33,31,478
Female Population 34,14,827
Population Density 26,553/sq.km
Average Annual Rainfall 1,400 mm
Climate Condition 42*c Maximum and 20*c Minimum
STD Landline Code 044
Pin Code 600***
Nearest Airport Chennai International Airport, Meenabakkam, Chennai
Bus Stand Chennai Muffusil Bus Terminus, Koyambedu, Chennai
Railway Station Chennai Central Railway Station and Chennai Egmore Railway Station
Madras High Court Phone Number, Email id 044 25301349, regrgenl@nic.in
District Collector Office Phone Number, Email id 044 25228025, collrchn@nic.in
District Health Officer Dial Number, Email id 044 25619337, ho@chennaicorporation.gov.in
District Education Office Telephone Number, Email id 7667077755, chiefeducationalofficer.in@gmail.com
District Employment Office Number 044 22500900 / 22500911
District Revenue Officer Phone Number 044 22351424 / 25911365 / 26541220
District Registrar Office Phone Number, Email id 044 22505552, drochennaisouth@tnreginet.net
District Taluk List 16 Taluks Chennai North (Thiruvottriyur, Tondiarpet, Madhvaram, Perambur, Purasawalkam)
Chennai Central (Ambattur, Ayanavaram, Aminjikkarai, Madhuravoyal, Mambalam, Egmore)
Chennai South (Guindy, Mylapore, Velachery, Alandur, Sholinganallur)
District Head Post Office Contact Number 044 28542947
Chennai Emergency Helpline Numbers Click Here: Chennai Emergency Numbers

Chennai Famous Tourist Attractions & Places of Interest

Adyar Poonga Eco Park
Adyar poonga eco-park is also called "Tholkappia Poonga". This park was started in the year 2011 by Tamilnadu Government. Read More....

Anna Nagar Tower Park
Anna Nagar park tower is also called "Dr.Visveswaraya Tower Park". This park is located in Anna Nagar Chennai. Anna Nagar park tower is the tallest park tower in Chennai. Read More....

Amir Mahal Chennai
Amir Mahal is the official home of Arcot Nawab. This palace belongs to the royal family of the Arcot Nawabs. Read More....

Connemara Public Library
Connemara Public Library was inaugurated in the year 1896. It is situated in the Govt. Museum Complex Egmore, Chennai. Read More....

Fort St. George Museum
This fort was built by British East India Company on 1639 in the Marina Beach Road, Chennai. The fort is located on a large area which includes the Legislative Assembly of Tamil Nadu, the General Secretariat, the Army Office, the Archaeological Center and the Museum. Read More....

Marina Beach
Spread over golden sands, the 13 km long marina is the second longest beach in the world. The tombs of Arignar Anna and Makkal Thilagam M.G.R and statues of many Tamil scholars, Robert Caldwell, Kambar, Ilango Adigal, Tirumph of Labour Statue, Read More....

Elliots Beach
The beach at Besant Nagar in the south-east of Chennai is called Elliots Beach. The Velankanni Arokiya Madha Temple is the largest and most famous temple in Elliots Beach. Read More....

Valluvar Kottam
Passing the Kamarajar Memorial and heading north, you will find the imposing Valluvar Kottam at the Nungambakkam entrance. Read More....

Guindy Children's Park
Children of the modern generation have lost even the opportunity to enjoy watching sparrows. Guindy Children's Park is one of the highlights of Chennai city. Read More....

Guindy Snake Park
Chennai Snake Park has been playing an important role in the conservation of reptiles for over 50 years. The snake farm was established in 1972 by a group of naturalists led by reptile expert, Read More....

Other Tourist Places in Krishnagiri District

  • Birla Planetarium
  • Flagmast
  • Kalakshetra
  • High Court
  • Horticultural Gardens
  • Light House
  • Aquarium
  • Madras University
  • Regional Rail Museum
  • Senate House
  • Nappier Bridge
  • Rajaji Hall
  • Rippon Building
  • Tidel Park
  • Theosophical Society
  • Victory War Memorial
  • Tourism Complex
  • Vivekanandar House
  • Raj Bhavan
  • Ambedkar Mani Mandapam
  • Anna Square
  • Bakthavatsalam Memorial
  • Barathiar Memorial House
  • Gandhi Memorial
  • Kamarajar Memorial House
  • MGR Memorial
  • Gandhi Memorial
  • G.K. Moopanar Memorial
  • M.G.R. Memorial House
  • Quaid-E-Milleth Mandapam
  • Mozhipor Thiyagigal Mandapam
  • Periyar Memorial
  • Rajaji Memorial
  • Thiyagigal Mani Mandapam
  • V.O. Chidambaranar Oil Extractor
  • Horse Race Ban
  • Indian Republic Golden Jubilee Pillar
  • The Dream of Mahatma Gandhi
  • Quit India Movement Pillar

Krishnagiri District Political Map Updated