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Sunnambu Kolathur, Chinna Kovilambakkam & Periya Kovilambakkam
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
Country India
State Tamil Nadu
District Kanchipuram
Taluk Tambaram
Panchayat Union St. Thomas Mount
Rural Rural
Ward 1 to 12
 • Type Panchayat Board
 • Body Kovilambakkam Village Panchayat
Population (2001)
 • Total 9,277
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 600129, Old-600117
Telephone code 91-44
Vehicle registration TN-14 & TN-22
Lok Sabha constituency Chennai South
Legislative Assembly constituency Sholinganallur
Website http://www.kanchi.tn.nic.in/ (Governmental)

Kovilambakkam is a suburb which is located within Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu, India. It is administered by the Kovilambakkam Panchayat Board, which is under control of the Tambaram Taluk.


As of 2001 India census,[1] Kovilambakkam had a population of 9,277. Males constitute 4,746 of the population and females 4,531. There were 2,145 households. Its location code is 03000200082000 as per TN Gov. 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
  • San Academy
  • Himayam Matriculation School
  • Panchayat Union Primary School, Kovilambakkam
  • Srujana International school,(Formerly Srujana Montessori School), Periya Kovilambakkam

Bus Routes[edit]

They are many buses well connected to various routes with frequent availability of MTC buses. The area which consist partially of 200Ft Road starts from Kamatchi Memorial Hospital.

V 51 - Tambaram to Velacher & T.Nagar

91 - Tambaram to Thiruvanmiyur

91G - Guduvanchery to Thiruvanmiyur

91V - Vandalaur to Thiruvanmiyur

91cut - Pallavaram to Thiruvanmiyur

B21 - Guduvanchery to Broadway

S12 - Keelkatalai to Velachery

S91 - Keelkatalai to Medavakkam Koot road

S88 - Pallikaranai to Medavakkam Koot road

B 51 - Tambaram to T.Nagar

14M - Medavakkam Koot Road to St Thomas mount/NGO Colony

M11 - Tambaram To Saidapet

M51s - S.Kolathur to T. Nagar

V151 - Tambaram West to T. Nagar via S.Kolathur

552K - Keelkatalai to Thiruporur

Professional Services Provider[edit]

Beauty Service

Digital Marketing

Computer Service & Repair

PVC Doors

OK Student Xerox -Kovilambakkam


  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 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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