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Chengalpattu, formerly known as Chingleput, is located on the GST Road and southwest of Kanchipuram in Kanchipuram district, under Chennai Metropolitan region in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. The British Government called this whole district Chingleput; now it is named Kanchipuram District. Chengalpattu is the 2nd largest town in the district, after Kanchipuram. Chengalpattu Railway Station, generally known as CGL, is one of the major railway junctions of the Southern Railway and is a nationally important halt. It is the headquarters of the Chengalpattu Taluk of the district and is 55 kilometres (34 mi) southwest of the state capital, Chennai on the National Highway 45. Chengalpattu Government Hospital is a landmark and the largest government hospital in this district. The Hospital has a medical college. The town has the principal court of the district, and Dr. Ambedhkar Law College. The city is believed to have been named after a lily called 'chenkazhuneer poo' which is found aplenty in the region. It is on the Palar River about 56 km southwest of Chennai city (Madras). Chengalpattu is an important commercial center. It has a medical college and other colleges affiliated with the University of Madras. As of 2011, the town had a population of 62,579.Wikipedia
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Facts and Stats for Chengalpattu*
Living in Chengalpattu - Quality of Life
Climate Index 53.74 (Moderate)
Health Care Index 72.22 (High)
Property Price to Income Ratio 6.67 (Low)
Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.
Cost for Essentials in Chengalpattu
Here's how much it will cost to shop in Chengalpattu
Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
International Movie per seat 2.04 USD
Summer clothing in a chain store 17.52 USD
Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 38.7 USD
Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 28.23 USD
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