Mangadu

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Mangadu
Neighbourhood
Mangadu is located in Chennai
Mangadu
Mangadu
Mangadu(Chennai)
Mangadu is located in Tamil Nadu
Mangadu
Mangadu
Mangadu (Tamil Nadu)
Mangadu is located in India
Mangadu
Mangadu
Mangadu (India)
Coordinates: 13°02′23″N 80°06′35″E / 13.039675°N 80.109717°E / 13.039675; 80.109717Coordinates: 13°02′23″N 80°06′35″E / 13.039675°N 80.109717°E / 13.039675; 80.109717
Country India
StateTamil Nadu
MetroChennai
TalukKundrathur
DistrictKanchipuram
Government
 • TypeTown Panchayat
 • BodyMangadu Special Grade Town Panchayat
Area
 • Total8.40 km2 (3.24 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total38,188
 • Density4,500/km2 (12,000/sq mi)
Languages
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
600 122
Vehicle registrationTN 85 (RTO, Kundrathur )

Mangadu is a neighbourhood of Chennai located in the south-western side in Kanchipuram District. It is located in Kundrathur Taluk. Literally meaning a mango forest, Mangadu is about 18 km from Chennai Central railway station, 14 km from Chennai International Airport and 13 km from CMBT. Mangadu comes under Chennai Metropolitan Area. The neighbourhood is famous for its Kamakshi Amman temple. It is believed that the great Hindu saint Adi Sankara visited this temple and installed the Ardha Mahameru Yantra.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2011 India census,[1] Mangadu had a population of 38188. Males constitute 49% of the population and females 51%. Mangadu has an average literacy rate of 86.91%, higher than the national average of 80.6%: male literacy is 91.77%, and female literacy is 82.05%. In Mangadu, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.

Nearby towns[edit]

Chennai Metro Rail[edit]

The proposed Chennai Metro Phase 2 Corridor 4 links Poonamallee with Light House. The proposed Kumanamchavadi and Kattupakkam metro stations will be around 2 kilometres from Mangadu Bus Stop.

Educational Institutions[edit]

Schools[edit]

  • Padma Subramanium Bala Bhavan Matriculation Higher Secondary School
  • Mangadu Public School CBSE
  • Maharishi Vidya Mandir School CBSE
  • Velammal Vidyalaya CBSE
  • Rishs International School CBSE
  • Nav Bharat Matriculation Higher Secondary School
  • National IT International Matriculation Higher Secondary School
  • Government High School
  • St. Marys Matriculation School
  • Dawn Matriculation School

Colleges[edit]

  • Sri Muthukumaran Arts and Science College
  • Sri Muthukumaran Institute of Technology
  • Sri Muthukumaran College of Education
  • Sri Muthukumaran Medical College
  • Sri Ambal Group of Institutions
  • Mennakshi College of Nursing

Theatres in Mangadu[edit]

  • Malliga Theatre

Hospitals in Mangadu[edit]

  • Sai Nursing Home (Maternity hospital)
  • Government Primary Health Centre, Mangadu
  • Sri kamatchi dental clinic
  • Muthusamy hospital
  • Rasiya Clinic
  • RC Doctor Plaza
  • Kavin Clinic
  • Veeleshwar Poly Clinic
  • S. R. Lingam Dental Clinic
  • Harahini health centre
  • EnerG Pain Relief Physiotherapy Clinic
  • Sri Muthukumaran Medical College Hospital
  • Deen Hospital

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  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 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.