General information about Chennai
CountryIndia
Region Tamil Nadu 25
Region 2Chennai 603
Population4,328,063
Visitors/year3,500,000
Time ZoneAsia/Kolkata
Cost of living in Chennai, USD/month
ExpensesMin.Med.
Accommodation $67 $120
Food $88 $131
Transportation $12 $30
Communications and utilities $32 $34
Clothing $11 $44
Sports and leisure $9 $32
Accommodation in Chennai, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre$66
Shared room in city centre$119
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre$80
1 bedroom apartment in city centre$141
Coordinates of Chennai
Time ZoneAsia/Kolkata
GMT +5.5
DST +5.5
Latitude13.087840000
Longitude80.278470000
Elevation (STRM3)14 m.

Popular places and attractions of Chennai

Marina Beach மெரினா கடற்கரை (Marina Beach) Chennai
Marina Beach மெரினா கடற்கரை (Marina Beach)
Beach
8.8
Light House Chennai
Light House
Lighthouse
8.8
Madras Cricket Club Chennai
Madras Cricket Club
Entertainment
8.0
Cosmopolitan Club Chennai
Cosmopolitan Club
Entertainment
7.9
Rating7.9 / 10 (53 reviews)
Details
Sir Mutha Venkatasubba Rao Concert Hall Chennai
Sir Mutha Venkatasubba Rao Concert Hall
Concert Hall
7.8
Music Academy Chennai
Music Academy
Concert Hall
7.7
Express Avenue Chennai
Express Avenue
Mall
8.7
Fort Museum Chennai
Fort Museum
Museum
7.5
Rating7.5 / 10 (8 reviews)
Details
Narada Gana Sabha Chennai
Narada Gana Sabha
Concert Hall
7.4
Amma Naana Chennai
Amma Naana
Arcade
6.8
Andhra club Chennai
Andhra club
Recreation Center
6.1
AGS Cinemas, T. Nagar Chennai
AGS Cinemas, T. Nagar
Amphitheater
6.0
Rating6.0 / 10 (21 reviews)
Details
Anna arch Chennai
Anna arch
Scenic Lookout
5.8
Besant Nagar Beach (Edward Elliot's Beach) Chennai
Besant Nagar Beach (Edward Elliot's Beach)
Beach
8.8
RK Salai Flyover Chennai
RK Salai Flyover
Bridge
Theynampet Signal Chennai
Theynampet Signal
Travel
Rating0.0 / 10 ( reviews)
Details
Arumbakkam Metro Station Chennai
Arumbakkam Metro Station
Metro
Rating0.0 / 10 ( reviews)
Address India, Chennai, Annai Sathya Nagar, 600026
NeighborhoodArumbakkam, Tamil Nādu
Websitehttp://chennaimetrorail.gov.in
Details
Mahatma Gandhi Statue Chennai
Mahatma Gandhi Statue
Sculpture
Periyar Nagar, Chennai Chennai
Periyar Nagar, Chennai
Travel
Apollo hospitals Chennai
Apollo hospitals
Arcade
6.4
Arkay Convention Center Chennai
Arkay Convention Center
Concert Hall
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Parks, gardens and green spaces in Chennai

Anna Nagar Tower Park Chennai
Anna Nagar Tower Park
Park
9.1
Nageshwara Rao Park Chennai
Nageshwara Rao Park
Park
7.4
Panagal Park Chennai
Panagal Park
Park
7.3
Semmozhi Poongaa Chennai
Semmozhi Poongaa
Park
7.2
Poes Gardens Chennai
Poes Gardens
Garden
7.2
Rating7.2 / 10 (10 reviews)
Details
Natesan park Chennai
Natesan park
Park
6.7
Valluvar kottam Chennai
Valluvar kottam
Park
6.2
Rating6.2 / 10 (29 reviews)
Details
YMCA, Nandanam Chennai
YMCA, Nandanam
Playground
6.0
Somasundaram Ground Chennai
Somasundaram Ground
Playground
Rating0.0 / 10 ( reviews)
Details
Madras Boat Club Chennai
Madras Boat Club
Other Outdoors
Nungambakkam Chennai
Nungambakkam
Other Outdoors
Rating0.0 / 10 ( reviews)
Details
GP Road Area Chennai
GP Road Area
Other Outdoors
Boat Club Chennai
Boat Club
Lake
Rating0.0 / 10 ( reviews)
Details
YMCA Chennai
YMCA
Other Outdoors
Shenoy Nagar Park Chennai
Shenoy Nagar Park
Park
Rating0.0 / 10 ( reviews)
Details
Jeeva park Chennai
Jeeva park
Park
aminjikarai signal Chennai
aminjikarai signal
Other Outdoors
Rating0.0 / 10 ( reviews)
Details
paris Chennai
paris
Other Outdoors
Rating0.0 / 10 ( reviews)
Details
River View Park Chennai
River View Park
Park
Tholkappia Poonga Chennai
Tholkappia Poonga
Park
Rating0.0 / 10 ( reviews)
Details
Bougain Villa Park Chennai
Bougain Villa Park
Park
Rating0.0 / 10 ( reviews)
Details
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Cost of living and prices in Chennai

Restaurants

Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 1.2 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 6.0 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 3.0 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1.4 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2.4 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 0.3 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0.2 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 1.1 USD

Markets

Food Water 1.5 liters 0.3 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 0.3 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 0.7 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 0.5 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 0.4 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 0.5 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 0.6 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 0.4 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 0.4 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 3.8 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 2.4 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 1.9 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 0.6 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 1.0 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 6.9 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1.4 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2.7 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 1.8 USD

Transportation

Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 0.2 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 12.0 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 1.2 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 0.1 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 0.9 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 0.8 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 9,579.7 USD

Entertainment

Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 15.6 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 5.4 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 1.5 USD

Goods

Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 24.4 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 23.9 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 35.9 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 29.2 USD

Accommodation

Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 141.8 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 81.0 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 362.5 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 202.7 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 31.5 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0.0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 15.0 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 1,694.2 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 630.8 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 438.1 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 8.7 %
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Chennai

SeasonAutumnWinterSpringSummer
MonthSepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugyear
Average high°C25221814111216222527262520
Average temperature°C1814107569141720212013
Average low°C1152-0-2-12691215156
RainDays7111152000147856
FogDays00114211000010
ThunderstormsDays67310001345535
Average precipitationMm.11238325612912419010483742182051364
Relative humidity%78838079757474736966717575
Wind speedKm/h8888889129141299
Day LengthHours13121212121212131313131313
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