Chennai, formerly Madras, city, capital of Tamil Nadu state, southern India, on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal. Known as the “Gateway to South India,” Chennai is a major administrative and cultural centre. Pop. (2001) city, 4,343,645; urban agglom., 6,560,242.
Which is the capital city of Tamil Nadu?
Which is best state in South India?
Kerala topped the list for a third consecutive year while Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Karnataka and Gujarat followed it. Kerala stands as the best governed state in the country and Karnataka is in the fourth position, said the Public Affairs Index 2018 released by the think tank Public Affairs Centre (PAC) here.
Is Goa south Indian state?
It is surrounded by the Indian states of Maharashtra to the north and Karnataka to the east and south, with the Arabian Sea forming its western coast. It is India’s smallest state by area and its fourth-smallest by population.
|Largest city||Vasco da Gama|
Why Chennai is capital of Tamil Nadu?
It was on this day in 1639 that British administrator Francis Day along with his superior Andrew Cogan struck a deal with the Vijayanagar empire to acquire a stretch of no man’s land. That stretch of land went on to be become Madras, today known as Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu.
What is the nickname of Tamil Nadu?
|Chennai (Madras; Madarasapattinam)||Detroit of Asia Healthcare Capital of India|
|Coimbatore||Manchester of South India|
|Puducherry (Pondicherry)||Paris of the East|
|Thoothukudi||Pearl City of India|
Who is best state in India?
Tamil Nadu has been best performing state overall for three consecutive years while Assam has retained that honour in the most improved category. In the small states too, Goa has been the best performing state overall for three years in a row.
Which is the richest city in South India?
Chennai – Detroit Of South Asia
With a major contribution in India’s IT sector, Chennai is also one of the richest places in India bragging a $78.6 billion GDP approximately.
Which is safest state in India?
1) MUMBAI. Mumbai has consistently been ranked as one of the safest cities in India. Being the most developed and posh city in India, it is also the financial and commercial hub.
Which language is spoken in Goa?
Konkani language, Indo-Aryan language of the Indo-European language family. Konkani is spoken by some 2.5 million people, mainly on the central west coast of India, where it is the official language of Goa state.
How Safe Is Goa?
Goa is very safe,even for solo travellers. But if your luck is bad you may encounter a maniac anywhere in the world. Goa is no exception.So always better to be safe.