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Chennai formerly known as Madras is the capital of the state of Tamil Nadu and is India's fourth largest metropolitan city. Chennai is the third largest commercial and industrial centre in India. Chennai is known for its cultural heritage and temple architecture. It is also a hub for south Indian classical music and dance performances. Chennai is considered the automobile capital of India, with a major percentage of the automobile industry having a base here and a major portion of the nation's vehicles being produced here.
Mahabalipuram, Kanchipuram and Thanjavur are good examples of temple towns where within the temple fortifications grew a multi-layered society that preached faith and grew from social harmony. Kanchipuram, also called Kanjeevaram, is famous throughout the country as the center where lustrous silk sarees are woven. Likewise, Thanjavur is an important center for bronze figure casting. Mahabalipuram, with its wealth of sculptures, is located by the seaside and has excellent resorts.
Chennai is a journey into timeless India, a kaleidoscope of moods, rich in the treasures of history, from temples and shrines to forts and palaces, the landscape of the past lives easily with the present.
Places to visit
St. George Fort, The High Court, The Marina Beach, Kapaleswarar Temple, Guindy National Park, Birla Planetarium and many others.
Area: The total area of the city is 174 square kilometers.
Population: The population is 7.06 million Languages: Tamil and English are the main languages.
Climate:Chennai has tropical climate, hot and humid. The hottest part of the year n Chennai and surrounding areas is late May and early June, with maximum temperatures around 38-42 °C. The coolest period is January, with minimum temperatures around 19-20 °C. Thus, for most parts of the year, the weather and climate of Chennai city remains moderate- neither too high nor too low.
Summers: 37.0 °C – 21.0 °C,
Winters: 32.0 °C – 20.0 °C.
The best to visit Chennai is between November and February. Winter and summer temperature does not vary much as it rains frequently through the year.