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Mangadu is located in Chennai
Location in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Mangadu is located in Tamil Nadu
Mangadu (Tamil Nadu)
Mangadu is located in India
Mangadu (India)
Coordinates: 13°02′23″N 80°06′35″E / 13.039675°N 80.109717°E / 13.039675; 80.109717Coordinates: 13°02′23″N 80°06′35″E / 13.039675°N 80.109717°E / 13.039675; 80.109717
Country India
StateTamil Nadu
 • TypeMunicipality
 • BodyMangadu Municipality
 • Total8.40 km2 (3.24 sq mi)
 • Total38,188
 • Density4,500/km2 (12,000/sq mi)
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Chennai 600122
Vehicle registrationTN-85 Kundrathur RTO Chennai-600062

Mangadu is a South-Western Part of Chennai city, India. in Pallavaram Taluk. Mangadu Literally meaning a mango forest, it is about 18 km from Chennai Central railway station, 14km from Chennai International Airport and 15km from CMBT Chennai Koyembedu bus terminal.Mangadu Comes Under Chennai city Limits. Mangadu is famous for its Kamakshi Amman temple. It is believed that the great Hindu saint Adi Sankara visited this temple and installed the Ardha Mahameru Yantra. Mangadu is close to Poonamalle, a major Function area of Chennai city . Big factions of the population live in the capital of Tamil Nadu, Chennai.Many of these people return to Mangadu once every year or so to give offerings to the local temple.


As of 2011 India census,[1] Mangadu had a population of 38188. Males constitute 49% of the population and females 51%. Mangadu has an average literacy rate of 86.91%, higher than the national average of 80.6%: male literacy is 91.77%, and female literacy is 82.05%. In Mangadu, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age. near by colleges are SMIT (Sri Muthukumaran Institute of Engineering and Technology), Meenakshi University,and even one medical college of the same group of institution with a general hospital. Near by schools include Nav Bharath Vidyalaya Matriculation Higher Secondary School and Padma Subramanium Matriculation Higher Secondary School. And Also have a Home for orphan Kids - BOAT Children Home Abinash- Movemax Systems Logistics Pvt Ltd

Nearby towns[edit]

Educational Institutions[edit]


  • Padma Subramanium Bala Bhavan Matriculation Higher Secondary School Mangadu.
  • Mangadu Public School CBSE
  • Maharishi Vidya Mandir School CBSE
  • Velammal Vidyalaya CBSE
  • Rishs International School CBSE
  • Nav Bharat Matriculation Higher Secondary School
  • National IT International Matriculation Higher Secondary School
  • Government High school Mangadu
  • St. Marys Matriculation School
  • Dawn Matriculation School


Theatres in Mangadu[edit]

Hospitals in Mangadu[edit]

  • Sai Nursing Home (Maternity hospital)
  • Government Primary Health Centre, Mangadu
  • Sri kamatchi dental clinic
  • Muthusamy hospital
  • Rasiya Clinic
  • RC Doctor Plaza
  • Kavin Clinic
  • Veeleshwar Poly Clinic
  • S. R. Lingam Dental Clinic
  • Harahini health centre
  • Sri Muthukumaran Medical College Hospital
  • Deen Hospital

Trust/ NGO / Orphanage[edit]

Buses to other areas from Mangadu[edit]

Bus no From To Via
154 T.Nagar Pattur Guindy
26B Broadway Mangadu Vadapalani
16M Koymabedu Market Mangadu virugambakkam
53E Broadway Mangadu Arumbakkam
53P Broadway Pattur Arumbakkam
54M High Court Pattur Guindy
54P T.Nagar poonamalle mangadu
54P T.Nagar poonamallee mangadu
66 Tambaram poonamallee mangadu
M49B T.Nagar poonamallee mangadu
M53E Broadway Mangadu Arumbakkam
M66 Tambaram Poonamallee Kundrathur B.S
266 Dlx Avadi Tambaram Mangadu
566A Dlx Tambaram Thiruvallur Mangadu
578 Dlx Kundrathur B.S Sriperumpudur Mangadu
PP66 Dlx Vandaloor Zoo Poonamallee Mangadu

Areas nearby Mangadu[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Census of India 2011: Data from the 2011 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.