Neelangarai is a census town in Kancheepuram district in the Indianstate of Tamil Nadu about seven kilometers south of Adyar, Chennai. The name of Neelankarai Neelam + Karai means Blue Shore! is located with Palavakkam in the North, Vettuvankeni in the South and the Bay of Bengal in the East. Over the years Neelankarai has developed tremendously and has made a significant name for itself in popularity for various reasons.
As of 2001[update] India census, Neelangkarai had a population of 15,688. Males constitute 52% of the population and females 48%. Neelangkarai has an average literacy rate of 70%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 77%, and female literacy is 63%. In Neelangkarai, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Neelangarai consists of areas like Workers Estate, Raja Nagar, Singaravelan Salai, Pandiyan Nagar, Kabaleeshwarar Nagar, Marakayar Nagar, Causarina drive, Periya Neelangarai Kuppam, Chinna Neelangarai Kuppam,Sunrise avenue, Vaithiyalingam salai etc.. Neelangarai comes under South Chennai parlimentary constitution.