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  1. Chennai - Wikipedia

    Chennai (/ ˈ tʃ ɛ n aɪ / , Tamil: [ˈtɕenːaɪ]), also known as Madras (/ m ə ˈ d r ɑː s / or /-ˈ d r æ s /, the official name until 1996), is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Located on the Coromandel Coast off the Bay of Bengal, it is one of the largest cultural, economic and educational centres of south India.

  2. Geography of Chennai - Wikipedia

    Chennai is located at on the southeast coast of India and in the northeast corner of TamilIt is located on a flat coastal plain known as the Eastern Coastal Plains.The city has an average elevation of 6 metres (20 ft), its highest point being 60 m (200 ft).

  3. File:Chennai area locator map.svg - Wikipedia

    Description: Chennai locator map. Map of Chennai city and Chennai metropolitan area, with major roads, railways and water bodies. Coordinates: top=13.295, bottom=12 ...

    • 28 Jan 07
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    • Chennai locator map. Map of Chennai city and Chennai metropolitan area, with major roads, railways and water bodies. Coordinates: top=13.295, bottom=12.844, left=80.00, right=80.3575.
    • Painted by PlaneMad, verified using Google maps., Updated by Nirinsanity.
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  5. History of Chennai - Wikipedia

    CHENNAI, Formerly known as Madras, is the capital of the state of Tamil Nadu and is India's fifth largest city. It is located on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal . With an estimated population of 8.9 million (2014), the 400-year-old city is the 31st largest metropolitan area in the world.

  6. Chennai metropolitan area - Wikipedia

    The Chennai Metropolitan Area (CMA) (or) Greater Chennai is the fourth-most populous metropolitan area in India, the 22nd-most in Asia, and the 40th-most in the world.The CMA consists of the central city of Chennai and its suburbs distributed in Kanchipuram, Chengpattu and Thiruvallur districts.

  7. Padi, Chennai - Wikipedia,_Chennai

    Padi (Tamil: ) is a locality and neighbourhood in the city of Chennai, India. It was named after Nayanmars, Especially Sundarar, (Tamil saints) came to Padi and sang songs in the Lord Shiva Temple (Tiruvalleeswarar Temple). Padi exactly 13 km from the city's Kilometer Zero is a latest included part of the city. MTH Road (Madras–Thiruvallur ...

  8. Tamil Nadu - Wikipedia

    Tamil Nadu (Tamil: [ˈtamiɻ ˈnaːɽɯ] ()) is one of the 28 states of India.Its capital and largest city is Chennai.Tamil Nadu lies in the southernmost part of the Indian subcontinent and is bordered by the union territory of Puducherry and the South Indian states of Kerala, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh.

  9. Armenian Street, Chennai - Wikipedia,_Chennai

    Armenian Street, locally known as Aranmanaikaran Street, is one of the historical streets of the commercial centre of George Town in Chennai, India.The road runs north–south and connects Mannady Street in the north with the China Bazaar Road (NSC Bose Road) in the south.

  10. Chennai - OpenStreetMap Wiki
    • Getting Started
    • Common Map Features
    • Tagging
    • Adopt A Ward
    Check out the India#Getting_started project page. Or drop a message to User:Planemad
    interested in public transport? check out the Chennai/Bus Route mapping project and Chennai Metro

    Here are a list of common features to map, use it in conjuntion with the name=somethingtag to label it.


    Within Chennai Metropolitan area: 1. place=town & is_in=DistrictNamefor all munipilaties/town panchayats. eg Tambaram, Poonamallee, Ambattur. 2. place=suburb & is_in=TownName or is_in=Chennai for all places with a head post office having its own pincode 3. place=locality & is_in=SuburbName or is_in=Chennaifor places within a suburb. 4. place=village & is_in=Chennaifor a predominantly rural village within the chennai metropolitan area.


    Roads within chennai metro area are currently tagged based on public transport coverage (Refer to Chennai/Bus Route mapping project/OSM Mapping#Tagging) since there is no official classification information. 1. highway=motorwayfor high speed highways/expressways with median. These roads are usually serviced by intercity buses 2. highway=trunkfor arterial roads with median carrying majority of city traffic like Inner Ring Road, Anna Salai. These roads are major bus corridors 3. highway=primary...

    Road names

    1. Since many streets have small length, the road names have been abbreiviated to improve rendering. Road is Rd, Street is St, Avenue is Ave, Lane is Ln. 2. If a particular area has a lot of similiar named short streets like X Nagar 1st St, X Nagar 2nd St. Add a POI in the area with tag name=X Nagar & place=locality. Tag atleast one street woth the full name name=X Nagar 1st St and shorten the subsequent streetnames as name=2nd St, name=3rd St alongwith is_in=X Nagar tag example

    Start off by mapping your area or adopt an area which you will maintain and keep updated. Add your name to the table below, this way everyone knows whos holding the broom for a locality which could turn out quite handy later. Find out which ward you belong to using this map. You can also collect details of all the wards in a zone from the zone office, look here to find out where the zone office is located Next, locate your ward office and tag it on the map for the benefit of others. Obtain the ward map from the assistant engineer/junior engineer in the office and mark the ward boundaries. Add missing streets and streetnames from the map given by the corporation. Tag all corporation maintained amenities like parks, schools, halls, burial grounds, public toilets. Take a print out and hand it to the ward office for verification. In addition you can also give a copy to the post office in your area and ask them to mark post boxes and verify the streets. Use the OSM Mapper tool from ITO W...

  11. Ennore - Wikipedia

    Ennore is a neighbourhood in Chennai, India.Ennore is situated on a peninsula and is bounded by the Korttalaiyar River, Ennore Creek and the Bay of Bengal.The creek separates south Ennore from the north Ennore which covers major portions of North Chennai Thermal Power Station and Ennore Port.

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