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Mugalivakkam is located in Chennai
Coordinates: 13°01′18″N 80°09′38″E / 13.0215653°N 80.160520°E / 13.0215653; 80.160520Coordinates: 13°01′18″N 80°09′38″E / 13.0215653°N 80.160520°E / 13.0215653; 80.160520
Country India
State Tamil Nadu
District Chennai District
Metro Chennai
Talukas Sriperumbudur
 • Body CMDA
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 600125
Lok Sabha constituency Sriperumbudur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Alandur
Planning agency CMDA

Mugalivakkam is a suburb of Chennai. It is situated 16 km south-west of Chennai on the Guindy-Mount-Poonamallee road. It is bounded by Porur on the north, Meenambakkam on the south and south east, and Ramapuram on the north east directions. The nearest railway station is at Guindy which is about 6 kilometres away. Porur junction is around 2 km away and Kathipara Junction is around 5 km away.

The word, Mugalivakkam, might have evolved during the brief Mughal rule of Poonamallee during the later half of the 17th century CE and the 18th century CE.[1]

Recent developments[edit]

Real estate boom in India and Chennai had its course in Mugalilvakkam too. DLF IT City was built and opened next to Mugalivakkam 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. Mugalivakkam is included in chennai city limits from 2012. The availability of small parks, educational institutions, hospitals, banks and superstores identify itself as a decent residential area in this part of the city.

Educational Institutions[edit]

Miot college of nursing
Pon vidyashram
Omega International school

Health care and Hospitals[edit]

Kedar hospital
Government health care centre


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Location in context[edit]