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Chennai Corporation

 

Chennai Corporation also known as the Municipal Corporation of Chennai is the civic body that governs the city of Chennai, India.The Chennai Corporation is the oldest municipal body of the Commonwealth of Nations outside the United Kingdom and the oldest corporation India. It is headed by a mayor, who presides over 155 councillors each of whom represents one of the 155 wards of the city.

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Location of Chennai (Madras)
in Tamil Nadu and India

 

Country

India

State

Tamil Nadu

District(s)

Chennai
Kanchipuram
Tiruvallur

Mayor

M. Subramaniam

Corporation Commissioner

Rajesh Lakhoni

Population
Density
Metro

4.34 million (5th) (2001[update])
14,350 /km2 (37,166 /sq mi)
7.5 million (4th) (2007[update])

Time zone

IST (UTC+5:30)

Area
Metro
Elevation

181.06 km2 (70 sq mi)
1,180 km2 (456 sq mi)
6 m (20 ft)

 

 
   

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