|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Sriperumbudur|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Alandur|
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.
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.
Miot college of nursing
Omega International school
Health care and Hospitals
Government health care centre
Sri Ayyappan Temple maariamman kovil ellaiamman kovil panichathaman kovil kesava perumaal tempal jalakandishwarar kovil
Location in context