Mangadu

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Mangadu
neighbourhood
Nickname(s): 
Mangadu
Mangadu is located in Chennai
Mangadu
Mangadu
Location in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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
TalukPallavaram
Government
 • TypeMunicipality
 • BodyMangadu Municipality
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
Chennai 600122
Vehicle registrationTN-85 Kundrathur RTO Chennai-600062

Mangadu is a south-western part of Chennai, India. It is located in Pallavaram Taluk. Literally meaning a mango forest, Mangadu is about 18 km from Chennai Central railway station, 14 km from Chennai International Airport and 15 km from CMBT. Mangadu comes under Chennai city limits. Mangadu 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]

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
  • Sri Bhagavathy 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

Trust/ NGO / Orphanage[edit]

  • BOAT Children Home, Kozhumaniwakkam

Buses to other areas from Mangadu[edit]

Bus no From To Via
154 T.Nagar Pattur Guindy
26B Broadway Mangadu Vadapalani
16M Koymabedu Market Mangadu virugambakkam
53E Broadway Mangadu Arumbakkam
53P Broadway Pattur Arumbakkam
54M High Court Pattur Guindy
54P T.Nagar poonamalle mangadu
54P T.Nagar poonamallee mangadu
66 Tambaram poonamallee mangadu
M49B T.Nagar poonamallee mangadu
M53E Broadway Mangadu Arumbakkam
M66 Tambaram Poonamallee Kundrathur B.S
266 Dlx Avadi Tambaram Mangadu
566A Dlx Tambaram Thiruvallur Mangadu
578 Dlx Kundrathur B.S Sriperumpudur Mangadu
PP66 Dlx Vandaloor Zoo Poonamallee Mangadu

Areas nearby Mangadu[edit]

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.