The Coromandel Coast is the southeastern coastal region of the Indian subcontinent, bounded by the Utkal Plains to the north, the Bay of Bengal to the east, the Kaveri delta to the south, and the Eastern Ghats to the west, extending over an area of about 22,800 square kilometres.
The English name for the peninsula comes from HMS Coromandel (originally named HMS Malabar), a ship of the British Royal Navy that stopped at Coromandel Harbour in 1820 to purchase kauri spars. The ship was named for India 's Coromandel Coast .
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Category:Coromandel Coast. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Coromandel Coast. The Coromandel Coast region — the southeastern coast of the Indian subcontinent, within Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh states in South India. It can also include the northwestern coast of the island nation of Sri Lanka.
Coromandel was a governorate of the Dutch East India Company on the Coromandel Coast between 1610 until the company's liquidation in 1798. Dutch presence in the region began with the capture of Pulicat from the Portuguese, which then became a colony of the Kingdom of the Netherlands until 1825, when it was relinquished to the British according to the Anglo-Dutch Treaty of 1824.
Chennai (/ ˈ tʃ ɛ n aɪ / (), Tamil: [ˈt͡ɕenːaɪ̯]), also known as Madras (the official name until 1996), is the capital city of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.The state's largest city in area and population as well, Chennai is located on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal, and is the most prominent cultural, economic and educational centre of South India.
English: The Coromandel Coast region — the southeastern coast of the Indian Subcontinent, within Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and most of Puducherry in South India. It can also include the northwestern coast of the island nation of Sri Lanka.