Padappai

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Padappai
town
Padappai is located in Tamil Nadu
Padappai
Padappai
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 12°53′13″N 80°01′17″E / 12.8870°N 80.0213°E / 12.8870; 80.0213Coordinates: 12°53′13″N 80°01′17″E / 12.8870°N 80.0213°E / 12.8870; 80.0213
Country  India
State Tamil Nadu
District Kanchipuram
Population
 • Total 8,285
Languages
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 601301
Vehicle registration TN-11

Padappai is a town near Chennai, India. It is a small town developing fast in chennai suburbs about 13km from Tambaram connected to Bangalore highway and near Oragadam SIPCOT & many big companies like Nissan, Appolo tyres, Alstom T&D, Infac India are few companies near this small town.

The road from Vandalur to Walajabad via Oragadam is known as Padappai road that connects Chennai and Kanchipuram, an alternate road for Chennai Bangalore highway NH 4. Padappai road and Sriperumpudur(NH4) to Singaperumalkoil(NH45) road meets at Oragadam, known as "Oragadam kootu road".

The nearby villages in Padappai road (Vandaloor to Walajabad) are Athanancherry, Panapakkam, Vanchuvancherry, Umaianparangcherry, Cherrappanancherry, Nariyampakkam, Karasangal, Oragadam, Ezhichur, Pandruti, Varanavasi, Mettupalayam, Aarambakkam, Uthukkadu, Vembakkam, Devariyampakkam, Kunnavakkam, Thalampattu, Aloor, Eraiyamangalam, Vattambakkam, Eraiyur, Vaipur, Sirumathur, Samadhuvapuram, and Mannivakkam.

Padappai is the name from ancient Tamil which means "Beautiful Flower Garden". Padappai is surrounded by many nursery gardens where you can get variety of samplings for gardens.