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English: Chennai (Tamil: சென்னை IPA: [ˈtʃɛnnəɪ]), formerly known as Madras), is the fifth largest city in India and the capital city of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Located on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal, Chennai city had a population of 4.2 million in the 2001 census within its municipal corporation. The urban agglomeration of metropolitan Chennai has an estimated population over 8 million, making it one of the largest urban agglomerations in India.
தமிழ்: சென்னை (chennai) தமிழ்நாட்டின் தலைநகரமும் இந்தியாவின் நான்காவது பெரிய நகரமும் ஆகும்.
हिन्दी: चेन्नई (तमिल: சென்னை IPA: [ˈtʃɛnnəɪ]), पूर्व नाम मद्रास सहायता·सूचना, भारत में बंगाल की खाड़ी के कोरोमंडल तट पर स्थित तमिलनाडु की राजधानी, भारत का पाँचवा बड़ा नगर तथा तीसरा सबसे बड़ा बन्दरगाह है।
Object location 13° 05′ 24″ N, 80° 16′ 12″ E Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap. View all coordinates using: OpenStreetMap - Google Maps - Google Earth - Proximityrama info


Chennai 
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South Indian city, Capital of the state of Tamil Nadu
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Location Tamil Nadu, Madras State, Madras Presidency, India
Official language
Head of government
  • Saidai Sa. Duraisamy
Inception 1639
Population
  • 10,265,000 (2016)
Area
  • 426,830,040 square metre
Elevation above sea level
  • 6 ±1 metre
official website
Authority control
VIAF ID: 19145424546186831446
GND ID: 4211415-9
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13° 05′ 24″ N, 80° 16′ 12″ E

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