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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 .
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.
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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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.
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.NameNeighbourhoodAdministrationAccreditation or AffiliationPrivateChintadripet Boys Higher Secondary ...ChintadripetGovernment, aidedTamil Nadu State BoardGuru Nanak Mat.Hr.Sec SchoolVelacheryGovernment, aidedTamil Nadu State BoardGovernment, aided
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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