Chennai is the capital of the Indian State of Tamil Nadu. It is located on the Coromandel Coast off the Bay of Bengal and is the biggest city in South India with industrial, educational, cultural, and commercial interests that are unrivaled. If you want to visit this great city, below are a few cool facts that will give you an overview of the city.

5 cool facts about Chennai
5 cool facts about Chennai

Chennai is the capital of the Indian State of Tamil Nadu. It is located on the Coromandel Coast off the Bay of Bengal and is the biggest city in South India with industrial, educational, cultural, and commercial interests that are unrivaled. If you want to visit this great city, below are a few cool facts that will give you an overview of the city.

1. The city was formerly known as Madras, which is thought to have come from a small fishing village located north of the St. George Fort called Madrasapattinam.

2. Chennai is also known as the gateway to south India with such facilities as Tidel Park, the largest IT Park in Asia and home to head offices of leading software companies.

3. Cricket is the most famous sporting activity in Chennai and it is the game which led to the establishment of Madras Cricket Club in 1846 as well as construction of M.A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chepauk back in 1916.

4. The city is the Detroit if India, producing more than 40 percent of auto parts and motor vehicles in India.

5 The city is home to some of the biggest foreign banks including; Bank of America, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, Citibank, and Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India Ltd., Ryan Services and Standard Chartered Bank. It is also the second to Bangalore in terms of information technology exports and business process outsourcing services in India.

Chennai is poised to be one of the leading cities in the world in the next decade or so. If you can visit the city, please do. You will have the bragging rights of seeing a small Indian city grow into one of the biggest cities in the world. While at it, why don't you make connections with some business executives? You never know when they might come in handy. With the way the technology front is evolving, you will probably make contact with them about some business process automation code you want done quickly and efficiently. After all is said and done, a Chennai visit will be money well spent for those who aspiring greatness on the business front.


by SHAKTHI - 5 months ago

The city of Chennai, formerly known as Madras, in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, may not be as populous as Delhi, Mumbai, or Bangalore. Nevertheless, this city plays a very historic part in the honing of India’s economy, culture, and national heritage.


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