|Elevation||12 m (39 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|2011 census code||628550|
Arambakkam is a village in the Tiruvallur district of Tamil Nadu, India. It is located in the Gummidipoondi taluk. Fishing is the main occupation here, within a short distance lies Bheemavarai Palyam where a creek locally called Uppankali juts out from the Pulicat-Arambakkam lagoon. It has a railway station.
Arambakkam Railway Station is at a distance of 1 km from the Village and is located on the Chennai - Vijayawada line. Passenger trains and EMUs stop at this station. Arambakkam station is the last station located on the northernmost tip of Tamil Nadu.
Nearby Towns and cities include: Tada (3.6 nm), Poovalai (3.8 nm), Kuppam (6.3 nm), Irakam (6.2 nm), Sricity (7.7 nm), Ramapuram (1.4 nm), Gummidipoondi (15.0), Sullurpeta (18.0), Chennai (65.0), Kanyakumari (807.0), Ooty (700.0), Rameshwaram (730.0)
According to the 2011 census of India, Arambakkam has 2798 households. The effective literacy rate (i.e. the literacy rate of population excluding children aged 6 and below) is 65.89%. as it is border of the two states (Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu), people can speak and understand both Tamil and Telugu languages.
|Children aged below 6 years||1309||649||660|
|Main workers (total)||4425||3211||1214|
|Main workers: Cultivators||162||137||25|
|Main workers: Agricultural labourers||1410||929||481|
|Main workers: Household industry workers||46||19||27|
|Main workers: Other||2807||2126||681|
|Marginal workers (total)||395||195||200|
|Marginal workers: Cultivators||11||6||5|
|Marginal workers: Agricultural labourers||222||110||112|
|Marginal workers: Household industry workers||6||1||5|
|Marginal workers: Others||156||78||78|