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Chennai (India)

LC control no.n 2012073827
Descriptive conventionsrda
Geographic headingChennai (India)
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Geographic subdivision usageIndia--Chennai
Variant(s)Chennapatnam (India)
Chennapuri (India)
Madraspatnam (India)
Tamizhagam (India)
Tamulinadu (India)
See alsoMadras (India)
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Beginning date1996
Associated countryIndia
Found inGEOnet, Nov. 27, 2012: (Chennaii [approved]; in Tamil Nadu, India, PPLA, 13°05ʹ00ʺN, 080°17ʹ00ʺE; variants: Chennapatnam, Chennapuri, Madras, Madraspatnam, Tamizhagam, Tamulinadu)
Statesman's yearbook online, Nov. 27, 2012 under India, city profiles, Chennai (Madras was officially renamed Chennai in 1996)
Geographic area codea-ii---