Moulivakkam

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Moulivakkam
மௌலிவாக்கம்
suburb
Nickname(s): Bai Kadai
Moulivakkam is located in Chennai
Moulivakkam
Moulivakkam
Coordinates: 13°01′13″N 80°08′37″E / 13.020269°N 80.143578°E / 13.020269; 80.143578Coordinates: 13°01′13″N 80°08′37″E / 13.020269°N 80.143578°E / 13.020269; 80.143578
Country India
State Tamil Nadu
District Chennai District
Metro Chennai
Talukas Sriperumbudur
Government
 • Body CMDA
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 600116
Lok Sabha constituency Sriperumbudur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Alandur
Planning agency CMDA
Website www.chennai.tn.nic.in

Moulivakkam is a suburb of Chennai. It is situated 18 km south-west of Chennai on the Arcot road. It is bounded by Porur on the north, Kolappakkam on the south, Mugalivakkam on the east and Manapakkam on the south east directions. The nearest railway station is at Guindy which is about 6 kilometres away. Porur junction is around 3 km away and Kathipara Junction is around 5 km away.

Recent developments[edit]

Real estate boom in India and Chennai had its course in Moulivakkam too. DLF IT City was built and opened next to Moulivakkam in 2010. Multinational companies such as IBM, HP, CTS, L&T Infotech have been located in this IT City. L&T ECC, L&T Ship Building and L&T Audco are also vested in this area.

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