Chennai (IN)

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Chennai (formerly Madras) is the capital city of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Located on the Coromandel Coast off the Bay of Bengal, it is the biggest industrial and commercial centre in South India, and a major cultural, economic and educational centre. Chennai is known as the "Detroit of India" for its automobile industry.

India (since 1947)[edit]

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British Empire period (1854-1946)[edit]

MADRAS in 1896.
MADRAS in 1900ca.

Madras Postmarks[edit]

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Nandambakkam Office, Madras
PERAMBUR BARRACKS
SEVEN WELLS
SOWCARPET CHENNAI


Mylapore[edit]

Mylapore (Mayilāppūr) is a cultural hub and neighborhood in the southern part of the city of Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu, India. It is one of the oldest residential parts of the city. It is also called Thirumayilai.

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Chintadripet[edit]

Chintadripet (originally Chinna Thari Pettai) is a locality in Chennai, in India. Located on the southern banks of the Cooum River.


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India (since 1947)[edit]

British Empire period (1854-1946)[edit]

In 1891.
In 1901.