Area: 426 km²
Elevation: 6.7 m
Population: 8.8 Million approx.(2018)
Weather: 34 °C, Wind SW at 13 km/h, 52% Humidity
Chennai, on the Bay of Bengal in eastern India, is the capital of the state of Tamil Nadu. The city is home to Fort St. George, built in 1644 and now a museum showcasing the city’s roots as a British military garrison and East India Company trading outpost, when it was called Madras. Religious sites include Kapaleeshwarar Temple, adorned with carved and painted gods, and St. Mary’s, a 17th-century Anglican Church.
Nearest Airport: Chennai International Airport is situated at Tirusulam, 21 km from the city centre.
Nearest Railway Station: Chennai central railway station, 3 km from the city center.
Places of Tourist Attractions: Marina beach, Kapaleeshwarar Temple, St.Thomas Cathedral Basilica, Arignar Anna Zoological Park, St Andrew’s Church, Vivekanandar Illam, Sri Thulasinga Perumal Temple, Government Museum.