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    Chennai district covers an area of 426 km 2 located on the Eastern Coastal Plains of India. It is situated on the northeastern corner of Tamil Nadu along the Coramandel coast , a region bounded by the Bay of Bengal and is surrounded inland by the districts of Tiruvallur , Kanchipuram and Chengalpattu .

    • Etymology

      The name Chennai was derived from Damarla Chennappa...

    • Demographics

      According to 2011 census, Chennai district had a population...

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    Chennai (/ ˈtʃɛnaɪ / (listen), Tamil: [ˈt͡ɕenːaɪ̯]; also known as Madras, the official name until 1996) is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Located on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal, it is one of the largest cultural, economic and educational centres of south India.

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    From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Chennai district, formerly known as Madras district, was one of the 32 districts in the Tamil Nadu state of India. It is the smallest district of Tamil Nadu but has the highest population density. Most of the Chennai Metro region comes under this district.

  6. List of districts of Tamil Nadu - Wikipedia › wiki › List_of_districts_in_Tamil
    • Pre-Independence
    • 1947–1956
    • 1956
    • 1960–1989
    • 1990–1999
    • 2000–2020

    At the time of Independence, Madras Presidency in India was made up of 26 districts, of which 12 districts were found in the present-day Tamil Nadu, namely, Chingleput, Coimbatore, Nilgiris, North Arcot, Madras, Madura, Ramnad, Salem, South Arcot, Tanjore, Tinnevely, and Trichinopoly.

    After Indian Independence, the Madras Presidency under British rule became the Madras Province on 15 August 1947. After Indian independence in 1947, the Pudukkottai Princely State was amalgamated with Indian Union on 4 March 1948 and became a division in Trichinopoly district. The new Constitution of India, which came into force on 26 January 1950, made India a sovereign democratic republic. The new republic was also declared to be a "Union of States". According to this act, on 26 January 1950, Madras Province was formed as Madras State by the Government of India. At the time of formation of Madras State in 1950, it included the whole of present-day Tamil Nadu, Coastal Andhra, Rayalaseema, the Malabar region of North Kerala, Bellary and South Canara. Coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema were separated to form Andhra State in 1953, while South Canara and Bellary districts were merged with Mysore State to form Karnataka state, and Malabar District with the State of Travancore-Cochin to form...

    As a result of the 1956 States Reorganisation Act, the state's boundaries were re-organized following linguistic lines. The Tamil speaking region of Kanyakumariwas merged to Madras state which was earlier a part of Travancore-Cochin. Madras state was formed on 1 November 1956, with 13 southern districts of Madras Presidency. They are as follow : Chingleput, Coimbatore, Kanyakumari, Madras, Madurai, Nilgiris, North Arcot, Ramanathapuram, Salem, South Arcot, Thanjavur, Tiruchirappalli and Tirunelveli.

    On 2 October 1966, Dharmapuri district was bifurcated from the erstwhile Salem district comprising Dharmapuri, Harur, Hosur and Krishnagiritaluks.
    In 1969, Madras State was renamed as Tamil Nadu.
    On 18 October 1991, Nagapattinam was bifurcated from the erstwhile Thanjavur district comprising Tiruvarur, Mayiladuthurai, Manargudi, Nagapattinam divisions and Valangaimantaluk from Kumabakonam d...
    On 30 September 1993, Cuddalore and Viluppuram districts were bifurcated from the erstwhile South Arcot district (District ceased to exist) with Cuddalore district comprising Cuddalore, Chidambaram...
    On 30 September 1995, Karur and Perambalur districts were trifurcated from the erstwhile Tiruchirappalli district with Karur district comprising Karur, Kulithalai and Manapparai taluks and Perambal...
    On 25 July 1996, Theni district was bifurcated from the erstwhile from Madurai district comprising Theni, Bodinayakanur, Periyakulam, Uthamapalayam and Andipattitaluks.
    On 9 February 2004, Krishnagiri district was bifurcated from the erstwhile Dharmapuri district comprising Krishnagiri, Hosur, Pochampalli, Uthangarai and Denkanikottaitaluks.
    On 19 November 2007, Ariyalur district was bifurcated from the erstwhile Perambalur district comprising Ariyalur, Udayarpalayam and Senduraitaluks.
    On 24 October 2009, Tiruppur district was formed from the parts of Coimbatore and Erode districts with Tiruppur, Udumalpet, Palladam and parts of Avinashi taluks of Coimbatore districts and Dharapu...
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    • Perambalur – 565,223 (lowest); Chennai – 4,646,732 (highest)
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    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Wikimedia Commons has media related to Chennai district. The main article for this category is Chennai district.

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    The name Chen­nai was de­rived from Damarla Chen­nappa Nayakudu, the fa­ther of a gen­eral of the Vi­jayana­gar Em­pire.

    Chen­nai dis­trict cov­ers an area of 426 km2 lo­cated on the East­ern Coastal Plains of India. It is sit­u­ated on the north­east­ern cor­ner of Tamil Nadu along the Cora­man­del coast, a re­gion bounded by the Bay of Ben­gal and is sur­rounded in­land by the dis­tricts of Tiru­val­lur, Kanchipu­ram and Chen­gal­pattu. It lies be­tween 12°59' and 13°9' of the north­ern lat­i­tude and 80°12' and 80°19' of the east­ern lon­gi­tude at an av­er­age al­ti­tude of 6 me­tres above sea level on a 'sandy shelv­ing breaker swept' beach. Ter­rain slope varies from 1:5000 to 1:10,000. The ter­rain is very flat with con­tours rang­ing from 2 m to 10 m above mean sea level with a few iso­lated hillocks in the south­west be­yond the dis­trict lim­its at St. Thomas Mount, Pallavaram and Tam­baram. The dis­trict runs in­land in a rugged semi-cir­cu­lar fash­ion and its coast­line is about 25.60 km (2.5% of the total coast­line of Tamil Nadu). Be­cause of its strate­gic lo­ca­tion and eco­nomic im­p...

    Ac­cord­ing to 2011 cen­sus, Chen­nai dis­trict had a pop­u­la­tion of 7,100,000 with a sex-ra­tio of 989 fe­males for every 1,000 males, much above the na­tional av­er­age of 929. Sched­uled Castes and Sched­uled Tribesac­counted for 16.78% and 0.22% of the pop­u­la­tion re­spec­tively. The av­er­age lit­er­acy of the dis­trict was 81.27%, com­pared to the na­tional av­er­age of 72.99%. The dis­trict had a total of 154,982 house­holds. There were a total of 1,817,297 work­ers, com­pris­ing 10,210 cul­ti­va­tors, 10,251 main agri­cul­tural labour­ers, 29,143 in house hold in­dus­tries, 1,569,950 other work­ers, 197,743 mar­ginal work­ers, 4,244 mar­ginal cul­ti­va­tors, 3,423 mar­ginal agri­cul­tural labour­ers, 8,202 mar­ginal work­ers in house­hold in­dus­tries and 181,874 other mar­ginal workers.

    In 2013, five taluks on the dis­trict were split to cre­ate five new ones: Velach­ery, Pura­sawalkam, Ayanavaram, Am­in­jikarai and Guindy. In Jan­u­ary 2018, the state gov­ern­ment an­nounced that the dis­trict will be ex­panded to match the bound­aries of the Greater Chen­nai Cor­po­ra­tion. This will in­te­grate six ad­di­tional taluks from Tiru­val­lur and Kanchipu­ramdis­tricts into the Chen­nai dis­trict. The new di­vi­sions and taluks of the dis­trict will be: The es­ti­mated pop­u­la­tion of the dis­trict is around 7.1 million.

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    • Tamil Nadu, India
  10. List of schools in Chennai - Wikipedia › wiki › List_of_schools_in_Chennai

    The school system in Chennai consists of an array of structured systems. Children typically start school (junior or lower kindergarten) at the age of three, progressing to senior or upper kindergarten followed by twelve years of study.

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    Chintadripet Boys Higher Secondary ...
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    Tamil Nadu State Board
    Guru Nanak Mat.Hr.Sec School
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    Tamil Nadu State Board
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  11. Chennai International Airport - Wikipedia › wiki › Chennai_International_Airport

    Chennai International Airport (IATA: MAA, ICAO: VOMM) is an international airport serving the city of Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, and its metropolitan area. It is located in Tirusulam, 21 km (13 mi) from the city centre. Chennai International Airport is the fourth busiest airport in India behind New Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru.

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