Chennai popularly and formerly also known as Madras is the capital city of the southern state of India, Tamil Nadu. The city is located on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal. It is the biggest industrial and commercial sector in South India specialising in automobile industry. Not just in terms of business perspective, it is also the highest metropolitan city of India after Mumbai and Delhi. Temples and forts, churches and beaches, mosques, parks and monuments are all part of the bustling city

History: Portuguese and Frenchmen ruled the city in the 16th century later years after small part of the city was purchased by British company. After which the British also built fort named St. Goerge fort which then became most important part of the colonial city. It was named as Chennapattanam by the British when they acquired from the leader of Vijayanagar, Chennappa Nayaka,

Climate: Chennai is located on Eastern Coastal, on the southeast coast of India. Weather is equally hot and humid. May is the warmest month whereas December and January are the coolest. Chennai experiences monsoon from October to mid December

Access:

Air: Chennai has wide range of connectivity of flights from all over India and now even to the international hubs like Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, etc.

Road: Madras connects many cities of South India. It is approx 330 km from the popular city of Bangalore. There are national highways constructed in order to offer better way of transfers and easy access. Express buses run from Chennai to nearby towns in the state.

Lifestyle: Chennai comprises of people from different culture like Telugu, Malayalees, Gujarati, Muslims. English is widely spoken here. It is also represented as Gateway to the South India specialising in classical dance forms like Bharatanatyam. Chennai celebrates number of festivals like Pongal, Deepavali, Eid, etc