23 Lesser Known Facts About Chennai That Will Amaze You !!

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Ah, Chennai! One of the most famous and infamous cities of South India. You may know Chennai as so many things. For some it’s one of the hottest, most humid, most intolerable cities while for others,it’s home, it’s safety and it’s freedom. No matter what you may know Chennai for, it is undoubtedly one of the most important cities in India. Whether you’ve lived here or not, here are some facts you mostly don’t know about Chennai.

23. It has the second longest beach in the world (Marina

Beach).

Chennai is the cultural capital of India. Chennai Memes Website

22. It has one of the oldest engineering and medical

colleges in the world.

Chennai is the cultural capital of India. Chennai Memes Website

21. The Vandalur Zoo in Chennai was the first in India and

one of the largest in South Asia.

Chennai is the cultural capital of India. Chennai Memes Website

20. The Cancer Institute (1920) is one of the oldest

established research centers in India.

Chennai is the cultural capital of India. Chennai Memes Website

19. The Cooum River used to be a source of transportation

only a few years ago.

Chennai is the cultural capital of India. Chennai Memes Website

18. Anna Salai road — Chennai’s largest road, was

originally known as Grand South Trunk Road (GST).

Chennai is the cultural capital of India. Chennai Memes Website

17. Chennai has the second largest number of theatres in

India, second only to Mumbai.

Chennai is the cultural capital of India. Chennai Memes Website

16. Chennai is the birth place of South Indian cinema.

Chennai is the cultural capital of India. Chennai Memes Website
 

15. It’s the automobile hub of India.

Chennai is the cultural capital of India. Chennai Memes Website
 

14. Chennai has been voted one of the safest cities to live in

India.

Chennai is the cultural capital of India. Chennai Memes Website
 

13. Chennai is one of the best places for post-production

work.

Chennai is the cultural capital of India. Chennai Memes Website
 

12. It has one of the best planned bus transportation routes

in Chennai through Koyambedu.

Chennai is the cultural capital of India. Chennai Memes Website

11. Chennai’s two wheeler population ranks in the top

three in South Asia.

Chennai is the cultural capital of India. Chennai Memes Website

10. Chennai is India’s fourth largest city in terms of space.

Chennai is India’s fourth largest city in terms of space Chennai Memes Website

9. Chennai employs the second largest number of people in

India, in terms of man-power.

Chennai employs the second largest number of people in India, in terms of man-power Chennai Memes Website

8. It was earlier known as Madrasapatnam.

Chennai is the cultural capital of India. Chennai Memes Website

7. Tidal Park, an IT Park in Chennai, is one of the largest IT

Parks in Asia.

Tidal Park, an IT Park in Chennai Chennai Memes Website

6. The M.A.Chidambaram Stadium, set up in 1916, is one of

the oldest in India.

M.A.Chidambaram Stadium Chennai Memes Website

5. The Anna Centenary Library is the largest in Asia.

Anna Centenary Library Chennai Memes Website

4. Chennai is the second leading exporter of information

technology and BPO services in India.

BPO services Chennai Memes Website

3. Chennai was ranked No. 1 in Health facilities in Health

facilities in 2003.

Chennai was ranked No. 1 in Health facilities in Health facilities in 2003. Chennai Memes Website

2. Chennai was ranked best city to live in in 2003.

Chennai was ranked best city to live in in 2003 Chennai Memes Website

1. Chennai is the only city in South Asia and India to figure

in the “52 places to go around the world” by The New York

Times.

Chennai is the cultural capital of India. Chennai Memes Website
 
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