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Chennai Central Railway Station, Chennai (Madras) Tamil Nadu, India
Chennai Central Railway Station, formerly Madras Central, it is the main railway terminus in the city, built in 1873.
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About Chennai

Seal of Greater Chennai Corporation Satellite view is showing Chennai (formerly known as Madras until 2000), a seaport on the eastern coast of India. The city of is located in north east of Tamil Nadu on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal. The city is the largest cultural, economic and educational center in Southern India

Chennai High Court, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Chennai High Court or Madras High Court, one of the landmarks of the metropolis of Chennai.
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Chennai is the capital city of Tamil Nadu state, and is the fourth most populous city in India, with a population of about 4.7 to 5 million inhabitants living in its metropolitan area. Chennai Metropolitan Area is the fourth most populous metropolitan area in India with a population of 9 million people.

Spoken language is Tamil as the primary language, English is widely spoken.

Chennai si known as the gateway to the south of India. The city is a major centre for Indian/Tamil music, art and culture and the center of the large Tamil movie industry, and is home to the Madras Music Academy.

Chennai is Indias main port in the south east. Sometimes the city is called 'The Detroit of Asia', for the city hosts around 30% of India's automobile industry and 35% of its auto components industry. Other industries are computer, hardware manufacturing, software services, and healthcare.

The Map shows a city map of Chennai with expressways, main roads and streets, Chennai International Airport (IATA code: MAA) located 7 km (4.3 mi) south of the Central Business District. Chennai may become the first Indian city with two international airports, a four-runway second airport is proposed to be built near Sriperumbudur, about 50 km by road, southwest the city center.

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Local Time Chennai:
Thursday-November-23  03:16  
Indian Standard Time (IST): UTC/GMT +5:30 hours
φ Latitude, λ Longitude (of Map center; move the map to see coordinates):
Google Maps: Searchable map/satellite view of the City of Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

City Coordinates 13°5′2″N 80°16′12″E

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