Karapakkam

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Karapakkam
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Karapakkam is located in Chennai
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Karapakkam is located in Tamil Nadu
Karapakkam
Karapakkam
Karapakkam (Tamil Nadu)
Karapakkam is located in India
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Karapakkam
Karapakkam (India)
Coordinates: 12°54′51″N 80°13′46″E / 12.91417°N 80.22938°E / 12.91417; 80.22938Coordinates: 12°54′51″N 80°13′46″E / 12.91417°N 80.22938°E / 12.91417; 80.22938
CountryIndia
StateTamil Nadu
DistrictKancheepuram
MetroChennai
Population
 • Total5,476 (from voter list)
Languages
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
600097
Telephone code044
Vehicle registrationTN-14
Lok Sabha constituencyChennai South
Vidhan Sabha constituencySholinganallur

Karapakkam is an area of Chennai, in Tamil Nadu, India. It is one of the stops on the Old Mahabalipuram Road, or commonly referred to as OMR. It is situated between the IT Hubs of Thoraipakkam and Sholinganallur. It is parallel to Injambakkam on the ECR Highway.

Karapakkam, which is a part of the Greater Chennai (pop: 4500 approx.) is home to a number of BPO, IT/ITES companies and other IT/ITES companies such as Mahindra Satyam, Pantheon, Scope International, Capgemini India, Tata Consultancy Services, Accenture India, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Photon Infotech and Infosys are situated along the Rajiv Gandhi Salai (OMR)

It has a Panchayat Elementary school,a govt. high school and Hindustan International School - CBSE.Annai Fathima Home for the Aged and Tsunami victims is also located in Karapakkam.

It is 10 km from Thiruvanmiyur. Arulmigu Throwbathi Amman, Arulmigu Gangai Amman, Arulmigu Vendavarasi Amman, and Arulmigu Kali Amman temples are some of the places of worship there.

Thangavelu Engineering college and KCG College of Technology are located here.

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Pantheon