Place:Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, India


Alt namesKancheepuramsource: Wikipedia
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Kanchipuramsource: Wikipedia
Located inTamil Nadu, India

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Kancheepuram district is one of the districts in Chennai in the northeast of the state of Tamil Nadu in India. The area comprising the present day Kancheepuram district was earlier a part of Chengalpattu district. The original Chengalpattu district was split in the year 1997 to form the present day Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur districts . It is bounded in the west by Vellore District and Thiruvannamalai District, in the north by Tiruvallur District and Chennai District, in the south by Viluppuram District and in the east by the Bay of Bengal. It lies between 11° 00' to 12° 00' latitudes and 77° 28' to 78° 50' longitudes. The district has a total geographical area of and coastline of . The city of Kancheepuram is the district headquarters. The Chennai International Airport is located in Tirusulam in Kancheepuram district now under Greater Chennai Corporation Limit. In 2011, Kancheepuram district had a population of 3,998,252, with a sex-ratio of 986 females for every 1,000 males.

The district produces over 15,000 engineering graduates every year, same as Gujarat state.

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