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Sunnambu Kolathur, Chinna Kovilambakkam & Periya Kovilambakkam
Kovilambakkam Panchayat Office
Kovilambakkam Panchayat Office
Kovilambakkam is located in Chennai
Coordinates: 12°56′45″N 80°12′05″E / 12.9457357°N 80.2014543°E / 12.9457357; 80.2014543Coordinates: 12°56′45″N 80°12′05″E / 12.9457357°N 80.2014543°E / 12.9457357; 80.2014543
StateTamil Nadu
Village PanchayatSt. Thomas Mount
Ward1 to 12
 • TypeVillage Panchayat
 • BodyKovilambakkam Village Panchayat
 • Total27,374
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code91-44
Vehicle registrationTN-14
Lok Sabha constituencyChennai South
Legislative Assembly constituencySholinganallur
Websitehttp://www.kanchi.tn.nic.in/ (Governmental)

Kovilambakkam is a village which is located within Kancheepuram district, Tamil Nadu, India. It is administered by the Kovilambakkam Village Panchayat, which is under control of the St.Thomas Mount Panchayat Union and Tambaram Taluk.

The Grama Sabha meeting of Kovilambakkam village is held 4 times a year on below days at 11:00 am:

  1. January 26th
  2. May 1st
  3. August 15th
  4. October 2nd


Kovilambakkam Grama Sabha meeting invite

As of 2011 India census,[1] Kovilambakkam had a population of 27,374. Males constitute 13,935 of the population and females 13,439. There were 7,010 households. Kovilambakkam has an average literacy rate of 72.55%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 55.7%, and female literacy is 44.3%. In Kovilambakkam, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age and at one point Kovilambakkam had a very big lake called 'MGR Nagar Yeri', which is now occupied illegally and has been converted as a residential area with all amenities in it. Many lakes are occupied this way and due to this there is no way for rain water to stagnate in the lake. Due to that residential areas were badly affected by the 2015 floods. However, the government is not taking any steps to retain the occupied lake as well as the rain water drain canal.


TNEB Sub Stations - Kovilambakkam

Samuthaya Nala Koodam

Police Booth Near Gandhi Nagar entrance

Viduthalai Nagar playground


Schools and colleges[edit]

  • Govt. Higher Secondary School
  • A. V. G. Vidyalaya Matriculation School on Periyar Salai
  • Nethaji vidhyalayam school
  • golden school
  • Pole Star Matriculation School
  • Himayam Matriculation School
  • Panchayat Union Primary School, Kovilambakkam
  • Srujana International school,(Formerly Srujana Montessori School), Periya Kovilambakkam


  1. ^ "Census of India 2011: Data from the 2011 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.

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