South Indian city. St Thomas is buried here.
a city in Tamil Nadu on the Bay of Bengal; formerly Madras
a member of Tamil Nadu Site Appraisal Committee, constituted by the Tamil Nadu government to screen applications for setting up new factories
Chennai , formerly known as Madras , is the capital of the state of Tamil Nadu and is India's fourth largest metropolitan city. It is located on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal. With an estimated population of 6.91 million (2006),http://www.world-gazetteer.com/wg.php?x=&men=gpro&lng=en&dat=32&geo=-104&srt=pnan&col=aohdq&pt=a&va=&geo=-1048954 World Gazetteer: Chennai agglomeration the 368-year-old city is the 34th largest metropolitan area in the world.