Several lakes of varying size are located on the western fringes of the city. This includes 37 percent consumption by the industrial sector, 30 percent by the domestic sector, 18 percent by the agricultural sector, and 11.5 percent by the commercial sector. [110], The city gets most of its seasonal rainfall from the north–east monsoon winds, from mid–October to mid–December. [254], Chennai has a diversified economic base anchored by the automobile, software services, hardware manufacturing, health care and financial services industries. The peak evening demand of the city is 1,500 MW which is about 50 percent of the state's peak evening demand of 3,000 megawatt. Stone age implements have been found near Pallavaram in Chennai. In 1921, the three Presidency banks merged to form the Imperial Bank of India, which later became the State Bank of India in 1955. [245], Recent estimates of the economy of the entire Chennai Metropolitan Area range from $78.6 to $86 billion (PPP GDP), ranking it from fourth- to sixth-most productive metro area of India. The entire east coast is vulnerable to cyclones during the monsoon period. [21] The Korean community in the city continued to grow in the following years, and by 2009, there were about 3,000 Koreans in the city, up from about 700 in 2006. [70] Madras was the only Indian city to be attacked by the Central Powers during World War I,[71] when an oil depot was shelled by the German light cruiser SMS Emden on 22 September 1914, as it raided shipping lanes in the Indian Ocean, causing disruption to shipping. Sandy areas are found along the river banks and coasts, and include areas such as Tiruvottiyur, George Town, Madhavaram, New Washermanpet, Chepauk, Mylapore, Porur, Adyar, Besant Nagar and Uthandi. [341] The eight zones in the newly added areas of the city have about 265 locations that have been identified for development of new parks. Chennai is also an important centre of the Ramakrishna Order whose oldest institution the Sri Ramakrishna Math was founded in Chennai in May 1897. The 2019 population density in India is 460 people per Km 2 (1,190 people per mi 2), calculated on a total land area of 2,973,190 Km2 (1,147,955 sq. It consists of four broad-gauge sectors terminating at two locations in the city, namely Chennai Central and Chennai Beach. The population development of all urban agglomerations and single cities in Tamil Nādu with more than 20,000 inhabitants by census years. [338] The city boasts two popular beaches, the Marina and Elliot's. New: Updated with 2019 numbers. 1917. The crust has granite rocks indicating volcanic activities in the past. The southern stretch of Chennai's coast from Tiruvanmiyur to Neelangarai are favoured by the endangered olive ridley sea turtles to lay eggs every winter. The MTC provides an exclusive intracity bus service, consisting of 3,421 buses on 724 routes, which provides transportation to 55.2 lakh passengers daily. The party was a non-political party that demanded the establishment of an independent state called Dravida Nadu. Chennai was the first Indian city to deploy Wi-Fi internet access in a widespread manner. Population Density of India is 364 per sq km as per census 2011. The Chennai population density is more than all the district population per sq km (19356) Combined #TNCoronaUpdates 2/4 . Some areas of the city have the problem of excess iron content in groundwater. According to the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited (TANGEDCO), as of 2013[update], the city consumes about 20 percent of the electricity in the state of Tamil Nadu. The city is expanding quickly along the Old Mahabalipuram Road and the Grand Southern Trunk Road (GST Road) in the south and towards Ambattur, Koyambedu and Sriperumbdur in the west. [13] Chennai attracts 45 percent of health tourists visiting India, and 30 to 40 percent of domestic health tourists. Chennai is one of the 100 Indian cities to be developed as a smart city under the Smart Cities Mission. Name Status Population Census (Cf) 1991-03-01 Population Census (Cf) 2001-03-01 ... Chennai [Madras] Aggl: 5,421,985: 6,560,242: 8,653,521: [256] Chennai is classified as a global city by GaWC, with a ranking of Beta[257] based on the extent of global reach and financial influence. This population density has enlarged 47% in… In 2001, Chennai district density was at 24,963 people per sq. Sikhism, Jainism, Buddhism and Zoroastrianismare oth… [396] The radio station at the Rippon Buildings complex was founded in 1930 and was then shifted to All India Radio in 1938. The first Iranis came to Madras around 1900 and soon became known for their Irani cafes and also established or managed theatres. The financial district is also located here. [336] Madras Crocodile Bank Trust is a reptile zoo located 40 kilometres (25 mi) south of the city covering an area of 8.5 acres (3.4 ha) and had over 450,000 visitors in 2007. The city has a sex ratio of 899 females to 1,000 males. Population density in the city is considered to be one of the highest in the world. In 1930, for the first time in India, Madras University introduced a course of music, as part of the Bachelor of Arts curriculum. The oldest buildings in the city dates from the 7th and 8th centuries CE, which include the Kapaleeshwarar Temple in Mylapore and the Parthasarathy Temple in Triplicane, built in the Dravidian architecture. Population density shows how cramped or spread out inhabitants are. North Chennai is primarily an industrial area. Within the downtown area, the 48-storied Highliving District Tower H remains the tallest building at 161 meters. The total area of Chennai is 175 sq.km with population density of 26553 per sq.km. [322][323] In 2011, Chennai was ranked the 41st most visited city, with 3,174,500 tourists, a 14-percent increase from 2010. In 1871, Madras has 60.2% Tamil population, 22.3% Telugu population. [155][156][157] However, Chennai is predicted to face a huge deficit of 713 mld in 2026 as the demand is projected at 2,248 mld and supply estimated at only 1,535 mld. [417][418] Being home to the Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket team Chennai Super Kings, the city hosted the finals of the IPL's 2011 and 2012 series.[419][420]. Delhi is the most populated city in India. Chennai Port is the largest in the Bay of Bengal, with an annual cargo tonnage of 61.46 million (2010–2011), and the second-largest container-hub in India, with an annual container volume of 1.523 million TEUs (2010–2011). It also is home to 24 Indian companies having a net worth of more than US$1 billion. For other uses see, The Chennai metropolitan area also includes portions of, CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (. Many film personalities have gone on to become politicians including C. N. Annadurai, M. Karunanidhi, M. G. Ramachandran and Jayalalithaa. The corporation has planned to close these yards and create four new dumpyards at Malaipattu, Minjur, Vallur and Kuthambakkam villages, ranging in size from 20 acres (8 ha) to 100 acres (40 ha). The Santhome Church, which was originally built by the Portuguese in 1523 and is believed to house the remains of the apostle St. Thomas, was rebuilt in 1893 in neo-Gothic style. The literacy rate is 90.18%. This … [252], Industrialisation in the city dates back to the 16th century, when textile mills manufactured goods which were exported to British during its war with France. Thus the density of Chennai district is 26,553 people per square kilometer. [318] The city has three dumpyards, one each at Perungudi, Kodungaiyur, and Pallikaranai. "New for Old". Cricket is the most popular sport in Chennai. [185] The presence of the weather radar at the Chennai Port, however, prohibited the construction of buildings taller than 60 m around a radius of 10 km for several decades that followed. The club uses the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium nicknamed the Marina Arena as their home ground and are champions of the Indian Super League in 2015 and 2018. Madras had a total population of 397,552 in 1871 making it India's third most populous city after Calcutta and Bombay. [400] The University of Madras, founded in 1857, is one of India's first three modern universities. [237] Pookolam, a form of art that uses coloured flour to create patterns and designs, comes from Kerala, but can be seen in abundance at the time of Onam. Waterbodies cover an estimated 6 percent of the total area, and at least 8 percent of the area has classified as open space. [11]It was also the fifth largest city in the British Empire. As of 2018, the city had a green cover of 14.9 percent, against the World Health Organization recommendation of 9 square meters of green cover per capita in cities. The city has a sex ratio of 899 females to 1,000 males. Population. [145], Being the capital of the Madras Province that covered a vast area of the Deccan region, Chennai remained the centre of politics in the southern region of India during the British colonial era. [298], As of 2013[update], eight mobile phone service companies operate seven GSM networks including Airtel, Aircel, BSNL, Vodafone, Tata Docomo GSM, Idea, Reliance GSM and three CDMA networks including MTS, Relaince CDMA, Tata Docomo CDMA in the city. The temples towns of Mylapore, Triplicane, Thiruvottiyur, Saidapet and Thiruvanmiyur, which are now part of Chennai city, had been visited by the Saivite saints called Nayanars. [39] British military mapmakers believed Madras was originally Mundir-raj or Mundiraj, which was the name of a Telugu community, Mudiraj, who were the native inhabitants of the city. [337] The Arignar Anna Zoological Park, one of the largest zoological parks in the world, annually attracts nearly 2 million visitors. Population density is defined by the number of people living in each unit of area. [240] In 2012, a group of five Bharatha Natyam dancers from Chennai performed at the India Campaign during the 2012 Summer Olympics. [423] ", "Chennaite to represent India at Abilympics", "Number of people below the poverty line to increase in city", "Tamil Film Music: Sound and Significance", "Kannadigas outnumber Malayalis 2:1 in Tamil Nadu", "Welcome to Census of India: Census India Library", "K and the city: Why are more and more Chennaiites learning Korean? After independence, the city hosted the Congress in 1955 in its suburb of Avadi.[148]. [91] Of the 24.87 km coastline of the city, 3.08 km experiences erosion, with sand accretion along the shoreline can be noticed at the Marina beach and the area between the Ennore Port and Kosasthalaiyar river. The city's water supply and sewage treatment are managed by the Chennai MetroWater Supply and Sewage Board. of India for Census 2011, Chennai is an Urban Agglomeration coming under category of Million Plus UA/City. [371][376] The Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation operates Volvo air-conditioned services from Chennai to nearby Pondicherry, Vellore, Hosur and Trichy. [411] The forty-first edition of the fair was held in 2018. [429], Previous world chess champion Viswanathan Anand grew up in Chennai. [267][268] Major software companies have their offices set up here, with some of them making Chennai their largest base. [citation needed] The season between October and December is referred as the NE monsoon period. [367], As of 2019, the city corporation maintains about 471 bus route roads and 33,0000 interior roads. In terms of vehicle density, Chennai tops the list with 2093 followed by Pune with 1260, Mumbai with 1014, Hyderabad with 723, Kolkata with 355 … [309] The 426 sq km of the city has over 248,000 streetlights, including 88,000 in the newly expanded areas. The center has one of the world's largest collections of reptiles and has bred 14 of the 23 existing species of crocodiles and alligators. The saint Vayilar Nayanar was born and brought up in Mylapore. [365] As of April 2019 ridership has risen considerably to around 100,000 daily commuters, post the inaugural of the entire Phase I. 1935. The enumeration showed that the number of individuals in the state developed by 15.6% when diverged from 11.7% in the earlier decade. [292] Several foreign banks have established their branches in the city. (i) India’s population as per 2001 census is: (a) 1028 million (b) 3182 million (c) 3287 million (d) 20 million […] [358] Chennai handles 400 flights a day, again placing it fourth among Indian airports. [74] On 17 July 1996, the city known as Madras was officially renamed Chennai, in line with what was then a nationwide trend to using less Anglicised names. Working Committee of the Congress. This resulted in the Anti-Hindi agitations in the city and across the state. Choose the right answers of the followings from the given options: Question 1. Areas having hard rock surface include Guindy, Nanganallur, Pallikaranai, Alandur, Jaladampet, Velachery, Adambakkam and a part of Saidapet and Perungudi. The city ranked 22nd in the list. [168] Fire services are handled by the Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Services. The Speciality of Chennai Sangamam is that the various programmes are held near or at the various famous landmarks in the city so that everyone in the city has access to the programmes and there is no fee charged for entry for any of the programmes. Koreans concentrated largely in the Kilpauk township, which has acquired the nickname of "Little Korea" as a result. harvnb error: no target: CITEREFRajaraman1988 (. Since the time of independence in 1947, the population growth went down by about 4%. The highest annual rainfall recorded is 257 cm (101 in) in 2005. population density and growth of chennai: The population density of the city is about 14,350 persons per square kilometer. [103] Environmentalist Foundation of India is a volunteering group working towards wildlife conservation and habitat restoration. 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The current population of India is 1,386,864,002 as of Sunday, January 3, 2021, based on Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data. [83] Adyar and Cooum rivers are heavily polluted with effluents and waste from domestic and commercial sources, the Coumm being so heavily polluted it is regarded as the city's eyesore. From the 1930s onwards, many buildings in George Town were built in this style, including the United India building (presently housing LIC) and the Burma Shell building (presently the Chennai House), both built in the 1930s, and the Dare House, built in 1940. [413] Automobile racing in India has been closely connected with Chennai since its beginnings shortly after independence. [4] According to an 1822 estimate, Madras had a population of 462,051 while an 1863 report by Charles Trevelyan to the Royal Sanitary Commission records that there were not less than a million people in Madras city. [24], Many Koreans in Chennai work for Hyundai Motors and its suppliers. Cities or countries with high population densities can be considered overpopulated, which can be a problem if the infrastructure is underdeveloped. Chennai is also the birthplace of several regional political movements since the British era. In 1996, the Government of Tamil Nadu officially changed the name from Madras to Chennai. The Phase 2 was subsequently approved in late 2018, with certain provisos, and soil testing for the various stations are in full swing with construction set to begin in late 2019/ early 2020. It is the oldest surviving municipal corporation in India and the second oldest surviving corporation in the world. Delhi (11,320) turns out to be the most densely inhabited followed by Chandigarh (9,258), among all States/UTs, both in 2001 and 2011 Census. This does not prevent the city from a solid population growth rate, which is anticipated to touch a big figure in terms of population by 2025. It was ranked among the top globally in issuing 'L' and 'H' category visas for workers and professionals and was ranked eighth globally in terms of all category of visas being issued. [88] Clay underlies most of the city, chiefly Manali, Kolathur, Maduravoyal, K. K. Nagar, Tambaram, Mudichur, Pallavaram Semmencherry, Alapakkam, Vyasarpadi and Anna Nagar. This is the only central university, headquartered in Chennai to impart maritime education in India. [66] Sir Arthur Lawley was Governor of Madras from 1906 to 1911 and promoted modern agriculture, industry, railways, education, the arts and more democratic governance. [312] Chennai attracts about 45 percent of health tourists from abroad and 30 percent to 40 percent of domestic health tourists. According to the 2011 census Chennai then had a total population of 4,681,087 at a density of 26,902 per square kilometre; the sex ratio was 986 and literacy rate was 90.33%. As of 2012[update], the city is India's second-largest exporter of information technology (IT) and business process outsourcing (BPO) services. [373], When opened, the Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus (CMBT) was the largest bus station in Asia. Chennai has witnessed a tremendous growth in its manufacturing, retail, health care and IT … The population of children between age 0-6 is 459324 which is 9.88% of total population. According to the 2011 census, the population of the Chennai district is 4,646,732. population density and growth of tamil nadu: The population density of the state of Tamil Nadu is 555 persons per square kilometer. The Greater Chennai Police is a division of the Tamil Nadu Police, and the administrative control lies with the Tamil Nadu Home Ministry. Population Projections. There has been an Increase of 181.96 Million Persons in Absolute Number of Population in india during 2001 … [232] The city is known for its classical dance shows. Other examples include the Bombay Mutual building (presently housing LIC) and the South Indian Chamber of Commerce building. The sex-ratio of Chennai city is around 989 compared to 996 which is average of Tamil Nadu state. We expect the 2021 census to provide updated information. Table describing state wise Population Density of India. [440], The Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO), which is the office of the field officers in charge of immigration and registration activities in the city, is located at Shastri Bhavan at Haddows Road.[441]. miles). [327], Chennai is the base for Tamil cinema, sometimes nicknamed as Kollywood, alluding to the neighbourhood of Kodambakkam where a number of film studios are located. Malayala Manorama and Mathrubhumi are the major Malayalam dailies while major Telugu dailies include Eenadu, Vaartha, Andhra Jyothi and Sakshi. 3 days ago. Chennai has sister city relationships with the following cities of the world: "Madras" redirects here. [52] Day was seeking to obtain a grant for land on the Coromandel coast on which the Company could build a factory and warehouse for their trading activities. Its average elevation is around 6.7 metres (22 ft),[81] and its highest point is 60 m (200 ft). [379] Royapuram fishing harbour is used by fishing boats and Kattupalli Shipyard near Ennore Port was inaugurated in January 2013. There are 16.78% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 0.22% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population … [390] Chennai's First Corporate Leisure Newspaper, The Shopping Express. In terms of vehicle density, Chennai tops the list with 2093 followed by Pune with 1260, Mumbai with 1014, Hyderabad with 723, … Population density is defined by the number of people living in each unit of area. The city lies on the thermal equator[107] and is also on the coast, which prevents extreme variation in seasonal temperature. On 20 June 2013, the city consumed the highest of 52,785 MU. In 1843, the bank merged with the Carnatic Bank (1788), the British Bank of Madras (1795) and the Asiatic Bank (1804) and became the Bank of Madras, which was one of the three Presidency banks of India, the other two being the Bank of Bengal and the Bank of Bombay. The History of the Indian National Congress. Chennai is connected to other parts of the state and the Union Territory of Puducherry by state highways. An earlier estimate shows that there is a need to generate about 420,000 units for low-income groups by 2016. [246] The Tidel Park in Chennai was billed as Asia's largest IT park when it was built. [303] As of 2018, the city topped in broadband speed among Indian cities, with a recorded download speed of 32.67 Mbit/s. Hinduism is followed by a majority of the populace followed by Islam and Christianity. [4] Captain Thomas Bowrey in his 1670 book Countries around the Bay of Bengal gives one of the earliest estimates for the population of the city. Kerala’s average population density is 859 per sq km whereas Greater Mumbai is 27,411 per sq km while Chennai is more than 25,000 per sq km. 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Based on the revenue comparisons for the years 1639 and 1648, the population of Madras in 1639, the year of its founding have been calculated as 7,000. As per the Census India 2011, Chennai city has population of 4646732 of which 2335844 are males and 2310888 are females. [11] The traditional and de facto gateway of South India, Chennai is among the most-visited Indian cities by foreign tourists. [15][16] Chennai has the fifth-largest urban economy of India. [302] In 2010, Chennai had the fourth highest number of active Internet users in India, with 2.2 million users. [380][381], Newspaper publishing started in Chennai with the launch of a weekly, The Madras Courier, in 1785. [412] It was introduced in 1864 with the foundation of the Madras Cricket Club. Population composition in Mumbai Hinduism continued to be the largest religion in Mumbai with 67.30% Hindu population. It can be used as a statistic to show how many people live in that specific area. Madras Boat Club (founded in 1846) and the Royal Madras Yacht Club (founded by Sir Francis Spring in 1911) promote the sailing sports in Chennai, and organise national and international sailing events. The "Fort Museum" inside the premises of Fort St. George is an important museum having a noteworthy collection of objects of the British era in its collection. [350][351][352] Major ones include Express Avenue (EA), Citi Centre, Abirami mega mall, Spencer Plaza, Ampa Skywalk, Phoenix Market City and Forum Vijaya Mall. [399] Chennai has a mix of public and private schools, some of which also receive financial support from the government. [348] Other important recreation centres include Madras Boat Club, which is over 140 years old, and Gymkhana Club, which is famous for its 18-hole golf courses. Chennai Population 2020 [427][428], Horse racing is held at the Guindy Race Course, while rowing competitions are hosted at the Madras Boat Club. [47] From the 1st–12th century the region of present Tamil Nadu and parts of South India was ruled by the Cholas. [225], As of 2017, there are more than 2.2 million households, with 40 percent of the residents not owning a house. The Chennakesava Perumal Temple, considered to be the chief Hindu temple of Madraspatnam and first to be built since the founding of the city in 1640, was constructed by the dubash Beri Thimmanna in 1646. Founded in 1640, and a major centre of the British empire, its growth … Because of Madras and its people, English was not abolished as an official language, and remains an official language of India alongside Hindi. Annadurai left the party to form the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK). [101] The quantity of wetlands in the city has decreased from 650 to only 27 currently. [343] The horticulture department-owned Semmozhi Poonga is a 20-acre downtown botanical garden. In these areas, rainwater runoff percolates quickly through the soil. [345][346] However, several fatal accidents have occurred in the theme parks. Chennai is currently the largest electronics hardware exporter in India, accounting for 45% of the total exports in 2010–11. [99] The most dominant tree species is the copper pod, followed by Indian beech and Neem. Kolkata, which boasts the smallest vehicle population at just under half a million vehicles, has a much higher density compared to Delhi. [286] Chennai is home to the first European-style banking system in India with the establishment of the 'Madras Bank' on 21 June 1683, almost a century before the establishment of the first commercial banks, such as the Bank of Hindustan and the General Bank of India, which were established in 1770 and 1786, respectively. [183], By the early 20th century, the art deco too made its entry upon the city's urban landscape. Water is drawn from Red Hills Lake and Chembarambakkam Lake, the primary water reservoirs of the city,[152] and treated at water treatment plants located at Kilpauk, Puzhal, Chembarambakkam[153] and supplied to the city through 27 water distribution stations. [186] In addition, the floor-area ratio (FAR) in the central business district is also 1.5, much less than that of smaller cities of the country. Built in 1867, Madras Boat Club is the second-oldest surviving Indian rowing club. CHENNAI: Chennai leads the world in terms of CCTV camera density. [235] The main folk music in Chennai is Gaana, a combination of various folk musics sung mainly sung in the working-class area of North Chennai. [398] The city ranks second among Indian metropolitan city centres with a 90.33 percent literacy rate. [289] The city is home to the south zonal office of the Reserve Bank of India, the country's central bank, along with its zonal training centre and Reserve Bank Staff College, one of the two colleges of the bank. [354] The city is also the base to the World Gold Council's India operations. [354] According to the 2012 report by property consultant Cushman & Wakefield, Main Streets Across the World, Khader Nawaz Khan Road at Nungambakkam ranked 10th position in the list of 'Top 10 Global Highest Retail Rental Growth Markets 2012', with 36.7 percent jump in rents. [176] The evening dailies are, The Trinity Mirror and The News Today. The larger suburbs are governed by town municipalities and the smaller ones are governed by town councils called panchayats. While the cable TV service is entirely controlled by the state government,[392] direct–to–home (DTH) is available via DD Direct Plus, Dish TV, Tata Sky, Videocon DTH, Sun direct DTH, Reliance Big TV and Digital TV. 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