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Chennai (Madras)
Port of Entry
13°07.127'N, 080°18.410'E Chart icon.png
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Chennai; formerly known as Madras is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Located on the Coromandel Coast off the Bay of Bengal, it is one of the biggest cultural, economic and educational centres in South India. According to the 2011 Indian census, it is the fifth-largest city and fourth-most populous urban agglomeration in India, with a population of over 7 million.

Charts

See India.

Weather

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Passages

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Communication

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Navigation

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Entrance

Chennai is a port of entry for India. For details see Entrance: India.

Berthing

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Marinas & Yacht Clubs

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Anchorages

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Amenities

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Transportation

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Tourism

History

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Places to Visit

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Friends

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Forums

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Links

References & Publications

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